4-9 U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Crossings: 2008

4-9 U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Crossings: 2008

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(Thousands)

  Entering the U.S.
Total for all U.S.-Mexico crossings  
Personal vehicles 78,857
Personal vehicle passengers 157,982
Buses 266
Bus passengers 3,456
Train passengers and crew 22
Pedestrians 44,842
Personal vehicles-top 5 gateways  
El Paso, TX 13,716
San Ysidro, CA 13,672
Hidalgo, TX 6,983
Brownsville, TX 6,567
Laredo, TX 6,105
Personal vehicle passengers-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 25,319
El Paso, TX 21,806
Laredo, TX 15,398
Hidalgo, TX 13,468
Brownsville, TX 13,275
Buses-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 88
Otay Mesa, CA 48
Laredo, TX 39
Hidalgo, TX 33
El Paso, TX 25
Bus passengers-top 5 gateways  
Laredo, TX 929
El Paso, TX 748
San Ysidro, CA 701
Hidalgo, TX 334
Otay Mesa, CA 240
Train passengers and crew-top 5 gateways  
El Paso, TX 9.7
Eagle Pass, TX 6.6
Nogales, AZ 2.6
Tecate, CA 2.2
Calexico East, CA 0.5
Pedestrians-top 5 gateways  
El Paso, TX 8,029
San Ysidro, CA 7,290
Nogales, AZ 6,568
Calexico, CA 4,360
Laredo, TX 3,874

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Border Crossing/Entry Data, available at http://www.bts.gov /itt/ as of September 2009 as reported in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-45, available at http://www.bts.gov as of January 2010.