TABLE 4-16 - Average Passenger Fares: 1995-2006

TABLE 4-16 - Average Passenger Fares: 1995-2006

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  Air carrier, domestic, scheduled service Class I, intercity bus Transit, all modes (unlinked) Commuter rail Amtrak, intercity rail
1995 106.66 20.10 0.88 3.13 39.92
1996 110.37 22.85 0.93 3.25 43.31
1997 114.10 20.83 0.90 3.30 45.26
1998 114.34 23.14 0.91 3.29 44.75
1999 114.98 26.16 0.90 3.30 46.85
2000 121.27 29.46 0.93 3.32 49.61
2001 111.60 30.27 0.92 3.44 51.58
2002 101.94 30.11 0.89 3.49 55.15
2003 103.75 U 0.97 3.79 50.68
2004 103.59 U 1.02 3.90 50.71
2005 106.27 U 1.02 4.08 51.17
2006 113.25 U 1.12 4.22 56.45

KEY: U = Data are unavailable.

NOTES: Class I bus includes regular route intercity service. Air carrier average passenger fare is scheduled service passenger revenue divided by scheduled revenue enplanements for large certificated carriers, including both passenger boarding and a change in flight number for the same aircraft where the passenger may remain on board.

SOURCES: Air Carrier and Bus: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transit and Commuter Rail: American Public Transportation Association, Intercity Rail: Amtrak and Association of American Railroads as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 3-15a, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics as of January 2009.