Table 27 Government Transportation Expenditures by Mode and Level of Government From Own Funds

Table 27 Government Transportation Expenditures by Mode and Level of Government From Own Funds

(Millions of current dollars)

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  1980 1990 1995 1999 2000
Highway total 34,553 62,563 79,309 95,494 103,838
Federal 11,706 15,452 20,078 23,589 27,657
State and local 22,847 47,112 59,232 71,905 P76,181
Transit total 8,949 19,261 26,162 29,027 31,827
Federal 3,307 3,832 4,474 4,265 5,337
State and local 5,642 15,429 21,688 24,762 P26,490
Rail total 2,497 541 1,043 565 781
Federal 2,474 534 1,034 546 755
State and local 23 7 9 19 P26
Air total 5,673 12,568 16,960 21,789 20,820
Federal 3,762 7,305 10,389 10,722 9,556
State and local 1,911 5,263 6,571 11,067 P11,264
Water total 4,477 5,480 6,628 7,682 7,942
Federal 3,308 3,537 4,380 4,565 4,810
State and local 1,168 1,943 2,247 3,117 P3,132
Pipeline totala - 26 43 30 27
Federal - 9 19 30 27
State and local - 17 24 U U
General support totalb 259 R191 R396 R258 R259
Federal, general support 259 R191 R396 R258 R259
Total, all modes 56,407 100,629 R130,542 R154,845 165,494
Federal 24,815 R30,859 R40,769 R43,975 R48,401
State and local 31,592 69,770 89,772 110,871 P117,093

a Includes gas and liquid pipeline.

b General support includes administrative and operating expenditures of the USDOT, the Interstate Commerce Commission, Office of the Inspector General, the Research and Special Programs Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Board.

Key: - = no activity or a value of zero; P = preliminary; R = revised; U = unavailable.

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.