TABLE 5-7 Long Distance Trips by Purpose and Mode: 2001

TABLE 5-7 Long Distance Trips by Purpose and Mode: 2001

Number (millions)

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Mode Commute SE Business SE Pleasure SE Personal business SE Other SE
Personal vehicle 318.3 24.1 328.6 13.8 1,309.9 22.1 292.5 10.5 85.63 5.1
Air 4.9 1.1 73.6 3.6 97.5 4.3 15.4 1.4 1.65 0.6
Bus 1.6 0.8 3.5 1.0 31.8 2.7 18.2 1.6 0.43 0.2
Train 5.6 2.3 6.6 1.5 7.8 1.2 1.1 0.4 0.04 0.04
Other 0 0 2.0 1.1 2.4 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.89 0.5
Total 330.4 24.5 414.3 14.1 1,449.4 23.4 327.7 10.6 88.6 5.1

KEY: SE = standard error

NOTES: Other purpose includes spending the night, giving someone a ride, and responses not elsewhere classified. Other mode includes watercraft (e.g., ship, ferry, and motorboat); taxi, limousine, and hotel/airport shuttle; bicycle and walking; and other not elsewhere classified. Excludes trips where purpose or mode was not reported.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and Federal Highway Administration, 2001 National Household Travel Survey data, CD-ROM, February 2004.