4-1 Vehicle-Miles: 1990-2005

4-1 Vehicle-Miles: 1990-2005

(Millions)

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Mode 1990 2000 2004 2005
Air        
Air carrier 3,963 5,664 6,552 6,714
General aviation 4,548 N N N
Highway    
Passenger cars 1,408,266 1,600,287 R1,699,890 1,689,965
Other 2-axle, 4-tire vehiclesa 574,571 923,059 R1,027,164 1,059,590
Motorcycles 9,557 10,469 R10,122 10,770
Busesb 5,726 7,590 R6,801 6,646
Trucks        
Single-unit 51,901 70,500 R78,441 79,174
Combination 94,341 135,020 R142,370 143,662
Railc        
Transitd 561 648 697 P715
Commuter 213 271 295 P303
Intercity/Amtrake 301 368 308 P265
Class 1 freight 26,159 34,590 37,071 P37,712
Other transitf 324 833 982 P1,085

a Includes vans, pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, and other 2-axle, 4-tire motor vehicles that are not passenger cars.

b Includes municipally owned transit and commercial, federal, and school buses.

c Car-miles.

d Includes light and heavy rail only.

e Fiscal year data.

f Includes demand response, ferryboat, and other transit not specified.

Key: N = data are nonexistent; P = preliminary; R = revised.

Sources: Except as noted, various sources, as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-32, available at http://www.bts.gov, as of September 2007.

2005 transit, commuter, and other transit: American Public Transportation Association, 2007 Public Transportation Fact Book, table 16 and 53, available at http://www.apta.com/research/stats/ as of September 2007.