TABLE 1-4-8 - U.S. Ton-Miles of Freight: 1998-2007

TABLE 1-4-8 - U.S. Ton-Miles of Freight: 1998-2007

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  Air Intercity Truck Railroad Water Oil and oil products pipeline Natural gas pipeline Total
1998 14 1,140 1,448 673 620 334 4,228
1999 15 1,176 1,504 656 618 332 4,300
2000 16 1,193 1,546 646 577 351 4,329
2001 13 1,213 1,599 622 576 334 4,357
2002 14 1,245 1,606 612 586 346 4,409
2003 15 1,265 1,604 606 590 335 4,415
2004 16 1,281 1,684 621 600 338 4,541
2005 16 1,291 1,733 591 608 331 4,570
2006 15 1,291 1,856 562 581 325 4,631
2007 15 1,317 1,820 553 558 346 4,609

NOTES: Details may not add to totals due to rounding.

BTS is exploring potential improvements to truck ton-mile estimates, including revised methodology that makes use of results from the Commodity Flow Survey (CFS), estimates for industries out of scope from the CFS, and of local truck traffic ton-miles.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation as reported in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-46b, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of September 2009.