TABLE 4-10 - Federal, State, and Local Government Transportation Revenues: FY 1995-2006

TABLE 4-10 - Federal, State, and Local Government Transportation Revenues: FY 1995-2006

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Government transportation revenues consist of money collected by governments from transportation user charges and taxes to finance transportation programs. The following types of receipts are excluded: 1) revenues collected from users of the transportation system that are directed to the general fund and used for nontransportation purposes, 2) nontransportation general fund revenues that are used to finance transportation programs, and 3) proceeds from borrowing.

  Chained 2000 dollars (billions)
Federal State and local Total
1995 34.5 72.5 107.0
1996 34.5 73.4 107.8
1997 34.7 75.2 109.9
1998 42.2 78.4 120.6
1999 54.7 80.3 135.0
2000 47.1 80.9 128.1
2001 42.1 80.2 122.4
2002 43.5 81.0 124.6
2003 42.3 78.6 120.9
2004 40.3 78.5 118.8
2005 42.2 78.7 120.9
2006 41.1 77.2 118.3

  Current dollars (billions)
Federal State and local Total
1995 30.5 64.1 94.5
1996 31.2 66.4 97.6
1997 32.0 69.3 101.3
1998 39.4 73.3 112.7
1999 52.6 77.2 129.7
2000 47.1 80.9 128.1
2001 43.2 82.3 125.5
2002 45.9 85.5 131.4
2003 46.4 86.3 132.8
2004 46.3 90.0 136.3
2005 51.3 95.6 146.9
2006 52.2 98.2 150.5

NOTES: Data may not add to total because of independent rounding. To eliminate the effects of inflation over time, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics converted current dollars to chained 2000 dollars.

Local government receipts from motor fuel, motor vehicle, and toll highway charges are not included in 2006.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Government Transportation Financial Statistics 2008, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/government_transportation_financial_statistics/.