Figure 2: Index of U.S. Domestic Freight Ton-Miles

Figure 2: Index of U.S. Domestic Freight Ton-Miles

(1996=100)

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  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Air 100.0 101.0 102.8 105.4 114.9 96.6 100.6 109.7 119.6 114.3
Truck 100.0 104.6 107.3 110.8 112.3 114.2 117.3 119.1 120.7 121.8
Railroad 100.0 101.0 105.2 109.2 112.3 116.1 116.6 116.4 122.3 125.9
Water 100.0 92.5 88.0 85.8 84.5 81.3 80.0 79.3 81.2 77.3
Pipeline 100.0 100.0 99.7 99.3 97.0 95.1 97.4 96.7 98.1 94.5
Total 100.0 100.1 101.3 103.0 103.7 104.4 105.6 105.8 108.8 108.7

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations using data from various sources. See box at the end of this report for details.