Figure 9 Index of U.S. Domestic-Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1980-2000

Figure 9 Index of U.S. Domestic-Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1980-2000

(Index: 1980 = 100)

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  1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Air carrier 100.0 102.84894 98.8515901 111.638693 121.311837 113.869258 140.371025 167.60159 180.410777 197.74735 200.176678 195.671378 216.872792 235.7553 260.666961 276.501767 284.032686 300.375442 303.798587 308.259717 330.896643
Intercity truck 100.0 94.954955 93.6936937 103.603604 109.189189 109.90991 113.873874 119.459459 126.126126 129.009009 132.432432 136.576577 146.846847 155.135135 163.603604 165.945946 175.135135 189.369369 185.045045 196.936937 205.814169
Class I rail 100.0 99.0435907 86.811258 90.1319756 100.281188 95.4324354 94.4245548 102.697512 108.403431 110.325064 112.515371 113.049236 116.085936 120.713787 130.658954 142.083534 147.55571 146.788645 149.822081 155.987651 159.524157
Water 100.0 100.822056 96.1635217 99.7538605 96.2992293 96.8687455 94.7459144 97.1340858 96.5495994 88.4702794 90.4222556 92.0337154 92.9325747 85.6615338 88.401829 87.6217544 82.9526976 76.7393297 72.9843193 71.1473854 70.0558126
Oil pipeline 100.0 95.9183673 96.2585034 94.5578231 96.5986395 95.9183673 98.2993197 99.829932 102.210884 99.3197279 99.3197279 98.4693878 100.170068 100.85034 100.510204 102.210884 105.272109 104.931973 105.408163 105.952381 106.716159

Sources: USDOT, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2002), table 1-44.