3-1 Freight Shipments Within the U.S. by Mode

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Value of shipments

billions of chained 2007 dollars

Mode 2002 2007 2011
Truck 11,165 12,193 12,181
Rail 468 574 588
Water 113 212 201
Aira 372 357 394
Pipeline 309 795 889
Multiple modes 1,367 1,917 1,985
Otherb 403 603 567
Total 14,196 16,651 16,804

 

Weight of shipments

millions of tons

Mode 2002 2007 2011
Truck 11,943 13,336 11,924
Rail 1,978 2,024 2,053
Water 680 655 645
Aira 5 5 6
Pipeline 1,574 1,674 1,912
Multiple modes 320 568 583
Otherb 716 617 499
Total 17,215 18,879 17,622

 

Ton miles of shipments

billions of ton miles

Year 2002 2007 2011
Truck 2,281 2,348 2,337
Rail 1,368 1,522 1,518
Water 421 450 434
Aira 6 9 11
Pipeline 881 856 1,018
Multiple modes 480 469 489
Otherb 102 86 93
Total 5,539 5,740 5,807

aIncludes air and truck-air. bIncludes other, unknown, and no domestic mode.

Notes: Details may not add to totals due to rounding. Includes domestic trade and the domestic portion of imports and exports.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Freight Analysis Framework, Version 3.4, available at faf.ornl.gov as of October 2013.