TABLE 1-9a Change in Domestic Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1992-2002

TABLE 1-9a Change in Domestic Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1992-2002

1992 = 100

Excel | CSV | Graphic Version

  1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Air 100 105 109 116 125 126 129 132 144 121 123
Truck 100 104 111 116 119 125 128 132 134 137 140
Railroad 100 103 111 120 125 127 132 137 141 146 146
Water 100 92 95 94 89 83 79 77 75 73 71
Oil and natural gas pipeline 100 101 102 105 107 107 107 107 104 102 104
All modes 100 101 105 110 111 112 113 115 116 116 118

NOTE: To make it easier to compare data of differing magnitudes over time, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics divided the data for all years in each category (see table 1-9b) by the initial year value and multiplied the result by 100.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations using data in table 1-9b.