TABLE 5a Change in Passenger-Miles by Selected Mode: 1990-2000

TABLE 5a Change in Passenger-Miles by Selected Mode: 1990-2000

Index: 1990 = 1.00

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Air carrier 1.00 0.98 1.03 1.05 1.12 1.17 1.26 1.30 1.34 1.41 1.49
Passenger Car 1.00 0.96 0.97 0.97 0.99 1.00 1.02 1.05 1.08 1.09 1.12
Light truck 1.00 1.12 1.20 1.25 1.27 1.26 1.30 1.35 1.38 1.43 1.47
Bus 1.00 1.00 1.01 1.07 1.12 1.12 1.15 1.19 1.22 1.34 1.33
Transit 1.00 0.99 0.98 0.96 0.96 0.97 1.01 1.03 1.07 1.11 1.16
Amtrak 1.00 1.04 1.01 1.02 0.98 0.92 0.83 0.85 0.88 0.88 0.91

NOTES: Transit includes motor bus, heavy rail, commuter rail, light rail, ferryboat, trolley bus, demand responsive, and others. Motor bus and demand responsive figures are also included in the bus figure for highway.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2002), table 1-34, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of April 2003.