4-4 U.S. Domestic Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1990-2007

4-4 U.S. Domestic Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1990-2007

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Mode R1990 R2000 R2006 2007 Percent change, 1990-2007
Total 3,622 4,329 4,631 4,609 27.2
Air 10 16 15 15 45.3
Truck 849 1,193 1,291 1,317 55.2
Railroad 1,064 1,546 1,856 1,820 71.0
Water 834 646 562 553 -33.6
Pipeline 865 928 907 904 4.5

Key: R = revised.

Notes: Truck data is revised for 1990. Truck and Pipeline data are revised for 2000. All data except Domestic Water Transportation are revised for 2006.

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 December 2009.