4-4 U.S. Domestic Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1990-2006

4-4 U.S. Domestic Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1990-2006

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Mode 1990 2000 R2005 2006 Percent change, 1990-2006
Total 3,622 4,329 4,575 4,638 28.0
Air 10.4 15.8 15.7 15.4 47.4
Truck 848.8 1,192.8 1,291.5 1,294.5 52.5
Railroad 1,064.4 1,546.3 1,733.8 1,852.8 74.1
Water 833.5 645.8 591.3 561.6 -32.6
Pipeline 864.8 927.9 942.4 913.2 5.6

Key: R = revised.

Note: Air, Truck and Pipeline data are revised for 2005.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, Table 1-46b, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of October 2008.