TABLE 5b Passenger-Miles by Selected Mode: 1990-2000

TABLE 5b Passenger-Miles by Selected Mode: 1990-2000

(Million passenger-miles)

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Air carrier 358,873 350,185 365,564 372,130 398,199 414,688 446,652 463,112 476,362 501,857 530,129
Passenger car 2,281,391 2,200,260 2,208,226 2,213,281 2,249,742 2,286,887 2,337,068 2,389,065 2,463,828 2,494,870 2,544,457
Light truck 999,754 1,116,958 1,201,667 1,252,860 1,269,292 1,256,146 1,298,299 1,352,675 1,380,557 1,432,625 1,467,664
Bus 121,398 121,906 122,496 129,852 135,871 136,104 139,136 145,060 148,558 162,445 160,919
Transit 41,143 40,703 40,241 39,384 39,585 39,808 41,378 42,339 44,128 45,857 47,666
Amtrak 6,057 6,273 6,091 6,199 5,921 5,545 5,050 5,166 5,304 5,330 5,498

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.