4-1 Vehicle-Miles: 1990-2007

4-1 Vehicle-Miles: 1990-2007

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Millions

Mode 1990 2000 R2006 P2007
Air        
Air carrier 3,963 5,664 6,605 6,428
Highway      
Passenger cars 1,408,266 1,600,287 1,690,534 1,670,994
Other 2-axle, 4-tire vehiclesa 574,571 923,059 1,082,490 1,111,277
Motorcycles 9,557 10,469 12,050 13,612
Busesb 5,726 7,590 6,783 6,976
Trucks        
Single-unit 51,901 70,500 80,344 81,954
Combination 94,341 135,020 142,169 145,008
Total Highway 2,144,362 2,746,925 3,014,370 3,029,821
Railc        
Transitd 561 648 726 741
Commuter 213 271 315 326
Intercity/Amtrake 301 368 264 267
Class I freight 26,159 34,590 38,955 38,186
Other transitf 324 833 1,136 1,657

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: R = revised; P = preliminary.

Notes: Air and highway data for 2006 are revised. Transit, commuter rail, and other transit data for 2007 are preliminary.

Sources: Air Carrier-Bureau of Transportation Statistics, General Aviation-National Transportation Safety Board, Highway-Federal Highway Administration, Class I and Intercity Rail-Association of American Railroads, Transit and Commuter Rail-American Public Transportation Association 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 October 2009.