4-17 Government Transportation Expenditures by Mode and Level of Government: 1995, 2000, 2007, 2008

4-17 Government Transportation Expenditures by Mode and Level of Government: 1995, 2000, 2007, 2008

(Millions of current dollars)

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  R1995 R2000 R2007 2008
Highway total 90,075 119,903 175,456 182,007
Federal 1,685 2,182 2,932 3,803
State and local 88,391 117,720 172,524 178,204
Transit total 25,460 34,823 45,753 50,893
Federal 1,277 3,672 98 90
State and local 24,183 31,150 45,655 50,803
Rail total 1,049 778 1,528 1,526
Federal 1,023 765 1,523 1,525
State and local 26 13 5 1
Air total 19,184 22,352 43,584 46,430
Federal 10,787 9,192 23,523 25,166
State and local 8,397 13,160 20,061 21,264
Water total 6,666 7,634 12,069 12,758
Federal 4,357 4,493 7,308 7,818
State and local 2,309 3,141 4,761 4,940
Pipeline total 26 55 89 92
Federal 14 37 66 61
State and local 12 18 23 31
General support 775 653 834 675
Federal 769 645 821 663
State and local 6 8 13 12
Total, all modes 143,235 186,197 279,312 294,381
Federal 19,911 20,987 36,271 39,126
State and local 123,323 165,210 243,041 255,255

Key: R = revised.

Notes: Federal expenditure includes direct federal spending, excluding grants to state and local governments. State and local expenditure includes outlays from all sources of funds including funds from federal grants, except railroad and pipeline modes. State and local expenditure for rail and pipeline modes include outlays that are funded by federal grants only. The part of expenditure that may be funded by other funding sources of state and local governments are not covered due to lack of data.

Outlays for civilian transportation-related activities of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for construction, operation, and maintenance of channels, harbors, locks, and dams, and protection of navigation are not included for all years due to lack of data.

The revisions for transportatin expenditures include: 1) outlays for air transportation, 2) Federal water outlays for 1995 and 2007, 3) Federal expenditures on highway, transit and pipeline for 2000, 4) highway data for 2007, and 5) outlays for state and local transit and federal general support for 2007.

Source: U. S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Government Transportation Financial Statistics 2011.