TABLE 1-2-19 - Average Passenger Fares: 1998-2007

TABLE 1-2-19 - Average Passenger Fares: 1998-2007

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  Air carrier, domestic, scheduled service Class I, intercity bus Transit, all modes (unlinked) Commuter rail Amtrak, intercity rail
1998 309.20 23.14 0.90 3.29 44.75
1999 323.87 26.16 0.87 3.30 46.85
2000 339.04 29.46 0.89 3.32 49.61
2001 320.64 30.27 0.90 3.44 51.58
2002 312.34 30.11 0.90 3.50 55.15
2003 315.36 U 0.96 3.79 50.68
2004 305.41 U 1.01 3.90 50.04
2005 307.31 U 1.03 4.09 51.47
2006 328.55 U 1.26 4.22 56.45
2007 325.26 U 1.07 4.33 58.94

KEY: U = Data are unavailable.

NOTES: Class I bus includes regular route intercity service. Air carrier average passenger fare (round trip) is from O and D Traffic Survey data, DB1B-Ticket data.

SOURCES: Air carrier and Bus: Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; Transit: Federal Transit Administration; Commuter rail: Federal Transit Administration and American Public Transportation Association; Intercity rail: National Railroad Passenger 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 3-15a, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics as of January 2010.