TABLE 1-3-17 - Federal Government Transportation Expenditures by Mode: FY 2007

TABLE 1-3-17 - Federal Government Transportation Expenditures by Mode: FY 2007

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Federal transportation expenditures consist of Federal Government direct spending only, excluding grants to State and local governments.

  Chained 2005 dollars (billions) Percent of total
Highway 2.45 7.3
Transit 0.09 0.3
Railroads 1.39 4.2
Air 21.68 64.8
Water 6.67 19.9
Pipeline 0.06 0.2
General support 1.11 3.3
Total 33.45 100.0

NOTES: Federal transportation expenditures consist of Federal Government direct spending only, excluding grants to state and local governments. Details may not add to total and percents may not add to 100 due to rounding. To eliminate the effects of inflation over time, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) converted current dollars to chained 2005 dollars. BTS used the Price Index for Government Consumption Expenditures and Gross Investment as the price deflator. The price index figures were obtained from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, available at http://www.bea.gov/national/nipaweb/SelectTable.asp?Selected=N#S3. Previous editions of this table used chained 2000 dollars, so this table is not comparable to previous editions.

SOURCE: U. S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Government Transportation Financial Statistics 2009 as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 3-29b, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of April 2010.