5-11 Government Transportation Revenues by Mode and Level of Government: 1995-2006

5-11 Government Transportation Revenues by Mode and Level of Government: 1995-2006

Millions of current dollars

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  R1995 R2000 2005 2006
Highway total 67,544 90,980 103,564 102,688
Federal: Highway Trust Funda 22,200 34,985 38,747 39,191
State and local 45,344 55,995 64,817 63,497
Transit totalb 8,575 10,670 12,512 15,117
Railroadc 36 1 0 0
Air total 14,518 22,298 25,645 27,072
Federal: Airport and Airway Trust Funde 6,291 10,544 10,797 11,137
State and local 8,227 11,754 14,848 15,935
Water total 3,832 4,058 5,070 5,536
Federal: water receiptsd 1,909 1,551 1,676 1,837
State and local 1,923 2,507 3,394 3,699
Pipelinec 35 40 56 58
General supportc 7 26 8 21
Total, all modes 94,548 128,073 146,856 150,492
Federal 30,478 47,147 51,284 52,244
State and local 64,070 80,926 95,572 98,248

a Includes both Highway and Transit Accounts of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). Also includes other receipts from motor fuel and motor vehicle taxes not deposited in the HTF. b Includes state and local government only. c Includes federal only. d 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. eReceipts from aviation user fee, and aviation security fees are also included.

Key: R = revised.

Notes: Government transportation revenue consists of money collected by governments from transportation user charges and taxes to finance transportation programs. The following types of receipts are excluded: 1) revenues collected from users of the transportation system that are directed to the general fund and used for non-transportation purposes, 2) nontransportation general fund revenues that are used to finance transportation programs, and 3) proceeds from borrowing.
Local government receipts from motor fuel, motor vehicle, and toll highway charges are not included in 2006. Transit and general support revenue are revised for 1995 and 2000.

Source: U. S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Government Transportation Financial Statistics 2008.