TABLE 8 Modal Shares of Domestic Freight Ton-Miles: 2000

TABLE 8 Modal Shares of Domestic Freight Ton-Miles: 2000

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  2000
Air 0.4
Truck 29.7
Railroad 38.5
Water 16.1
Oil pipeline 15.4

SOURCES: Air, pipeline, and water-U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), National Transportation Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2002), table 1-44. Truck-BTS calculation based on USDOT, BTS, Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2000 (Washington, DC: 2001), p. 124; and USDOT, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2001 (Washington, DC: 2002), table VM-1. Rail-BTS calculation based on Surface Transportation Board, Carload Waybill Sample; Transport Canada, Transportation in Canada (Ottawa, Ontario: Annual issues), table 12-1; Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: 1991-2001 issues), page 36.