Figure 3: U.S. Domestic Freight Market Share

Figure 3: U.S. Domestic Freight Market Share

(Percent of ton-miles 1996 and 2005)

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  Market share
1996 2005
Air 0.3 0.3
Truck 25.4 28.5
Railroad 33.0 38.2
Water 18.3 13.0
Pipeline 22.9 19.9

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.