|Passenger travel Trips (2001)|
|Daily trips per person||4.1|
|Daily trips per person per yeara||1,483|
|Passenger travel Miles (2001)|
|Daily miles per person||40|
|Daily miles per person per yeara||14,524|
|Domestic freight transportation (2002)|
|Tons per person, annually||R68|
|Ton-miles per person, annually||R15,311|
a Calculated on an annualized basis.
Key: R = revised
Notes: Data used for passenger travel are from the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) travel-day file and include trips of all lengths; about 95 percent of these daily trips were 30 miles or less.
Calculations are based on weighted estimates from the 2001 NHTS.
Sources: Passenger-U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration and Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), National Household Travel Survey (Washington, DC: 2002). Freight-USDOT, RITA, BTS, based on tonnage and ton-miles data from Freight In America: A New National Picture, January 2006, available at www.bts.gov, as of December 2006.