Table 26 Government Transportation Revenues by Mode and Level of Government

Table 26 Government Transportation Revenues by Mode and Level of Government

(Millions of current dollars)

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  1980 1990 1995 1999 2000
Highway total 25,268 49,945 66,743 88,668 87,800
Federal:          
Highway Trust Fund-Highway Accounta 7,647 13,453 19,377 33,823 30,347
State 16,287 32,644 42,415 48,784 P51,073
Local 1,334 3,848 4,952 6,061 P6,380
Transit total 2,397 7,193 9,352 13,186 12,674
Federal:          
Highway Trust Fund-Mass Transit Account - 1,977 2,813 5,478 4,625
State 362 1,074 1,257 1,404 P1,524
Local 2,035 4,142 5,283 6,304 P6,525
Air total 4,100 10,119 13,954 21,079 21,627
Federal: Airport and Airway Trust Fundb 2,274 4,945 6,291 11,089 10,544
State 190 556 695 744 P852
Local 1,636 4,617 6,968 9,246 P10,231
Water total 1,211 2,487 3,567 3,923 3,682
Federal: water receiptsc 391 999 1,644 1,568 1,175
State 249 355 479 651 P693
Local 572 1,133 1,444 1,704 P1,813
Pipeline total - 10 35 30 40
Federal: Pipeline Safety Fund - 10 35 30 40
General support total - - 7 8 25
Federal: Emergency Preparedness Fund - - 7 8 25
Total, all modes 32,977 69,753 93,659 126,895 125,847
Federal 10,312 21,384 30,166 51,996 46,756
State 17,088 34,629 44,846 51,584 P54,142
Local 5,577 13,740 18,647 23,315 P24,949

a Since 1983, some Highway Trust Fund fuel tax has gone to transit.

b A requirement that 10% of passenger ticket taxes and other taxes paid by airport and airway users be transferred to this trust fund expired in December 1996.

c Includes Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund, St. Lawrence Seaway tolls, Inland Waterway Trust Fund, Panama Canal receipts, Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, Offshore Oil Pollution Fund, Deep Water Port Liability Fund, and excise taxes of the Boat Safety Program.

Key: - = no activity or a value of zero; P = preliminary.

Note: Data for 2000 are preliminary. Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

Source: Various sources, as cited in USDOT, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Government Transportation Financial Statistics, available at www.bts.gov.