TABLE 1-9b Domestic Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1992-2002

TABLE 1-9b Domestic Freight Ton-Miles by Mode: 1992-2002

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Year 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Air 11.0 11.5 12.0 12.7 13.8 13.9 14.1 14.5 15.8 13.3 13.6
Truck 896.4 935.6 995.7 1,041.7 1,071.0 1,119.2 1,148.7 1,186.0 1,203.1 1,223.6 1,255.4
Railroad 1,098.4 1,135.0 1,221.1 1,317.0 1,377.1 1,391.1 1,448.4 1,503.7 1,546.3 1,599.3 1,605.5
Water 856.7 789.7 814.9 807.7 764.7 707.4 672.8 655.9 645.8 621.7 612.1
Oil and natural gas pipeline 844.0 855.7 860.4 882.0 905.0 904.4 902.4 899.4 874.2 858.8 879.2
Total 3,706.4 3,727.5 3,904.2 4,061.1 4,131.5 4,136.0 4,186.4 4,259.3 4,285.2 4,316.7 4,365.8

NOTE: Data may not add to total because of independent rounding.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), calculations using data from various sources as follows: Air—USDOT, BTS, Air Carrier Traffic Statistics Monthly (Washington, DC:1990-2002 issues), p. 2, line 3, Freight, Express, and Mail Revenue Ton-Miles; and USDOT, Federal Aviation Administration supplementary statistics. Truck—USDOT, BTS, Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2000 (Washington, DC: 2001), p. 124, table 2; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, U.S. Waterborne Container Traffic by Port; USDOT, BTS, Border Crossing/Entry Data, U.S.-Canada, tables 1a, b, and c; U.S.-Mexico, table 1; USDOT, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2003), table VM-1.

Rail—Surface Transportation Board, Carload Waybill Sample, 1990-2002; Transport Canada, Transportation in Canada, Addendum (Ottawa, Ontario: 1990-2002 issues), table A6-10; Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: 1991-2002 issues), p. 36. Water—U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce of the United States (Washington, DC: 2002), part V, section 1, table 1-4, Total Waterborne Commerce. Oil pipeline—Association of Oil Pipelines, Shifts in Petroleum Transportation (Washington, DC: 2002), table 1. Natural gas pipeline—U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Information Administration (EIA), Annual Energy Review 2002 (Washington, DC: 2003), table 6.5; and DOE, EIA, International Energy Annual 2001 (Washington, DC: 2003), table C-1.