Table 29 Government Transportation Revenues by Mode and Level of Government

Table 29 Government Transportation Revenues by Mode and Level of Government

(Millions of current dollars)

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  1980 1990 2000 2003
Highway total 25,268 49,945 87,800 U
Federal: Highway Trust Fund-Highway Accounta 7,647 13,453 30,347 28,964
State 16,287 32,644 51,073 55,347
Local 1,334 3,848 6,380 U
Transit total 2,397 7,193 12,674 U
Federal: Highway Trust Fund-Mass Transit Account - 1,977 4,625 4,762
State 362 1,074 1,524 1,693
Local 2,035 4,142 6,525 U
Air total 4,100 10,119 21,627 U
Federal: Airport and Airway Trust Fund 2,274 4,945 10,544 10,088
State 190 556 852 871
Local 1,636 4,617 10,231 U
Water total 1,211 2,487 3,717 U
Federal: water receiptsb 391 999 1,210 944
State 249 355 693 809
Local 572 1,133 1,813 U
Pipelinec - 10 40 57
General supportd - - 25 9
Total, all modes 32,977 69,753 125,882 U
Federal 10,312 21,384 46,791 44,824
State 17,088 34,629 54,142 58,719
Local 5,577 13,740 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 through 2000, 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; U = unavailable.

Note: Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

Sources: Various sources, as cited in U.S. Department of Tranportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Government Transportation Financial Statistics 2003, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/government_transportation_financial_statistics/, as of November 2005.