Table 29 Government Transportation Expenditures by Mode and Level of Government From Own Funds

Table 29 Government Transportation Expenditures by Mode and Level of Government From Own Funds

(Millions of current dollars)

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  1980 1990 2000 2002
Highway total 34,553 62,629 103,952 U
Federal 11,706 15,517 27,759 33,214
State and local 22,847 47,112 76,192 U
Transit total 8,949 R19,251 R32,384 U
Federal 3,307 3,832 5,334 7,695
State and local 5,642 R15,420 R27,050 U
Rail total 2,497 R540 R767 U
Federal 2,474 534 760 1,296
State and local 23 R6 R7 U
Air total 5,673 12,568 R22,017 U
Federal 3,762 7,305 R10,481 15,249
State and local 1,911 5,263 11,536 U
Water total 4,477 5,480 7,946 U
Federal 3,308 3,537 4,814 5,223
State and local 1,168 1,943 3,132 U
Pipeline totala - 26 36 U
Federal - 9 36 43
State and local - 17 U U
General supportb 259 191 R259 248
Total, all modes 56,407 R100,685 R167,360 U
Federal 24,815 30,924 R49,443 62,968
State and local 31,592 69,770 R117,916 U

a Includes gas and liquid pipeline. b Includes federal only: administrative and operating expenditures of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (excluding outlays for Payments to Air Carriers and Commission on Aircraft Safety programs included under "Air" above), the Interstate Commerce Commission (1995 and prior), Office of the Inspector General, the Research and Special Programs Administration (excluding outlays for the Pipeline Safety program included in "Pipeline" above), the National Transportation Safety Board, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, and the Surface Transportation Board.

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

Notes: Expenditures are from "own funds" for specified level of government. Federal includes direct spending and grants to states and localities. State and local includes outlays from all sources except federal grants. Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding. Only federal government expenditures are included for 2002.

Sources: Various sources, as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Government Transportation Financial Statistics, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/government_transportation_financial_statistics/index.html, as of November 2004.