|Gasoline price (chained 2000 dollars)||1.33||1.30||1.31||1.37||1.35||1.16||1.25||1.56||1.50||1.39||1.55|
|Vmt per capita||8,835||8,960||9,098||9,228||9,396||9,540||9,644||9,733||9,804||9,903||U|
KEY: U = data are unavailable; vmt = vehicle-miles of travel.
NOTE: Current dollars (see table 15-4b) were converted to chained 2000 dollars by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics to eliminate the effects of inflation over time.
SOURCES: Motor gasoline prices-U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review, table 9.4, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/mer/prices.html, as of May 2004. Vmt per capita-U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), calculations using data from USDOT, BTS, National Transportation Statistics 2003, table 1-32, available at http://www.bts.gov, as of May 2004. U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract 2003, Mini Historical Statistics, available at http://www.census.gov/statab/www/minihs.html, as of May 2004.