Table 4-9 U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Crossings: 2005

Table 4-9 U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Crossings: 2005

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  Entering the U.S.
Total U.S.-Mexico crossings  
Personal vehicles 91,556
Personal vehicle passengers 186,067
Buses 256
Bus passengers 3,170
Train passengers 18
Pedestrians 45,830
Personal vehicles-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 17,208
El Paso, TX 15,972
Brownsville, TX 7,104
Hidalgo, TX 6,970
Otay Mesa, CA 6,673
Personal vehicle passengers-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 32,265
El Paso, TX 29,181
Brownsville, TX 14,615
Laredo, TX 14,017
Hidalgo, TX 13,989
Buses-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 106
Otay Mesa, CA 39
Laredo, TX 36
Hidalgo, TX 28
El Paso, TX 16
Bus passengers-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 995
Laredo, TX 827
Hidalgo, TX 369
El Paso, TX 276
Otay Mesa, CA 252
Train passengers-top 5 gateways  
El Paso, TX 8
Eagle Pass, TX 7
Calexico East, CA 1
Nogales, AZ 1
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 0.5
Pedestrians-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 8,156
El Paso, TX 7,614
Nogales, AZ 6,930
Calexico, CA 4,481
Laredo, TX 4,356

Note: Totals may not add due to rounding.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation,Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Border Crossing/Entry Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/itt/, as of August 2006.