Table 28 Government Transportation Revenues by Mode and Level of Government

Table 28 Government Transportation Revenues by Mode and Level of Government

(Millions of current dollars)

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  1980 1990 1995 2000 2001
Highway total 25,268 49,945 66,743 87,800 U
Federal: Highway Trust Fund-Highway Accounta 7,647 13,453 19,377 30,347 26,917
State 16,287 32,644 42,415 51,073 U
Local 1,334 3,848 4,952 6,380 U
Transit total 2,397 7,193 9,352 12,674 U
Federal: Highway Trust Fund-Mass Transit Accounta - 1,977 2,813 4,625 4,553
State 362 1,074 1,257 1,524 U
Local 2,035 4,142 5,283 6,525 U
Air total 4,100 10,119 13,954 21,627 U
Federal: Airport and Airway Trust Fund 2,274 4,945 6,291 10,544 10,073
State 190 556 695 852 U
Local 1,636 4,617 6,968 10,231 U
Water total 1,211 2,487 3,567 R3,717 U
Federal: water receiptsb 391 999 1,644 R1,210 1,049
State 249 355 479 693  
Local 572 1,133 1,444 1,813 U
Pipelinec - 10 35 40 44
General supportd - - 7 25 18
Total, all modes 32,977 69,753 93,659 R125,882 U
Federal 10,312 21,384 30,166 R46,791 42,654
State 17,088 34,629 44,846 54,142 U
Local 5,577 13,740 18,647 24,949 U

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

b 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.

c Includes federal only: Pipeline Safety Fund.

d Includes federal only: Emergency Preparedness Fund.

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

Note: Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding. Only federal government revenues are included for 2001.

Source: Various sources, as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Government Transportation Financial Statistics,available at http://www.bts.gov/government_transportation_financial_statistics/index.html, as of Oct. 2003.