1-3 Transportation Vehicles

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Mode 2001 2011
Air    
Air carrier aircraft 8,497 7,028
General aviation aircraft 211,446 222,250
Highway    
Light duty vehiclea 221,821,103 233,841,422
Truck 7,857,675 10,270,693
Motorcycle 4,903,056 8,330,210
Rail    
Class I freight locomotive 19,745 24,250
Class I freight car 499,860 380,699
Amtrak locomotive 401 287
Amtrak car 2,084 1,301
Transit rail    
Commuter railb 5,528 6,971
Heavy railb 10,718 14,942
Light railb 1,359 1,969
Water    
Nonself-propelled vessel 33,042 31,498
Self-propelled vessel 8,546 8,979
Oceangoing vessel 274 214
Recreational boat 12,876,346 12,173,935

aIncludes passenger cars, light trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles. bIncludes revenue vehicles available for maximum service.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-11, available at www.bts.gov as of October 2013.