TABLE 1-22b/1-23b Nonhighway Vehicle-Miles of Travel: 1993-2003

TABLE 1-22b/1-23b Nonhighway Vehicle-Miles of Travel: 1993-2003

Millions of miles

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Rail, total train-miles 440 475 490 499 507 508 524 539 536 537 553
Class I freight, train-miles 405 441 458 469 475 475 490 504 500 500 516
Intercity/Amtrak, train-miles 35 34 32 30 32 33 34 35 36 38 37
Air carrier, large certificated, domestic, all services 4,157 4,380 4,629 4,811 4,911 5,035 5,332 5,664 5,548 5,616 6,085
Transit rail                      
Light rail 28 34 35 38 41 44 49 53 54 61 64
Heavy rail 522 532 537 543 558 566 578 595 608 621 630
Commuter rail 224 231 238 242 251 260 266 271 277 284 286

NOTES: see Glossary for definitions of rail transit service types. The data presented here may not be consistent with other sources, particularly data that are revised on an irregular or frequent basis.

SOURCES: Class I rail freight train-miles-Association of American Railroads (AAR), Railroad Facts 2003 (Washington, DC: 2003), p. 33. Intercity/Amtrak train-miles: 1993-2001-Amtrak, Amtrak Annual Report (Washington, DC: Annual issues), statistical appendix. 2002-2003-AAR, Railroad Facts 2003 (Washington, DC: 2003), p. 77. Air carrier-U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Air Carrier Traffic Statistics (Washington, DC: Annual December issues). Transit rail-American Public Transportation Association, Public Transportation Fact Book, 2005 (Washington, DC: 2005), table 19.