TABLE 1-2-10 - U.S. Vehicle-Miles: 1998-2007

TABLE 1-2-10 - U.S. Vehicle-Miles: 1998-2007

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Millions

Year Air carrier, large certificated, domestic, all services Highway Transit
(car-miles)
Rail
(train-miles)
1998 5,035 2,631,522 3,347 508
1999 5,332 2,691,056 3,500 524
2000 5,664 2,746,925 3,605 539
2001 5,548 2,797,287 3,735 536
2002 5,589 2,855,508 3,855 537
2003 6,087 2,890,450 3,915 553
2004 6,592 2,964,788 3,972 572
2005 6,716 2,989,430 4,054 584
2006 6,605 3,014,370 4,127 599
2007 6,732 3,029,821 4,238 581

NOTES: Transit rail modes are measured in car-milesthe movement of 1 vehicle the distances of 1 mile. This differs from a train-milethe movement of a train, which can consist of multiple vehicles (cars), the distance of 1 mile.

SOURCES: Air Carrier: Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information; Highway: Federal Highway Administration; Transit: Federal Transit Administration; Rail: National Passenger Rail Corporation (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 1-32, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of January 2010.