Table 14 U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Gateways: 2003

Table 14 U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Gateways: 2003

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Land gateway Entering the U.S.
All U.S.-Mexican land gateways  
Personal vehicles 88,068
Personal vehicle passengers 193,697
Buses 319
Bus passengers 3,747
Train passengers 12
Pedestrians 48,664
Personal vehicles-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 17,408
El Paso, TX 13,699
Brownsville, TX 7,220
Hidalgo, TX 7,170
Laredo, TX 6,777
Personal vehicle passengers-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 39,181
El Paso, TX 26,317
Brownsville, TX 15,673
Hidalgo, TX 15,588
Laredo, TX 15,209
Buses-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 111
Otay Mesa, CA 73
Laredo, TX 35
Hidalgo, TX 33
El Paso, TX 30
Bus passengers-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 1,245
Laredo, TX 749
Hidalgo, TX 655
El Paso, TX 392
Otay Mesa, CA 304
Train passengers-top 5 gateways  
Eagle Pass, TX 6
El Paso, TX 2
Nogales, AZ 2
Calexico East, CA 1
Otay Mesa, CA 0.5
Pedestrians-top 5 gateways  
El Paso, TX 8,899
San Ysidro, CA 8,302
Calexico, CA 6,230
Nogales, AZ 5,584
Laredo, TX 4,578

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, October 2004; based on U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management database, as of August 2004.