Table 4 Same-Day Travel Between the United States, Canada, and Mexico by Mode of Transportation: 1990, 1995, and 2000

Table 4
Same-Day Travel Between the United States, Canada, and Mexico by Mode of Transportation: 1990, 1995, and 2000

(Thousands of visits)

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  1990 1995 2000 Percentage change,
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent 1990-2000
SAME-DAY TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES              
Canadian residents 53,171 100.0 37,491 100.0 28,019 100.0 -47.3
Air 137 0.3 138 0.4 121 0.4 -11.7
Land              
Motor vehicles 52,629 99.0 37,201 99.2 27,784 99.2 -47.2
Personal vehicles 51,829 97.5 36,414 97.1 27,106 96.7 -47.7
Intercity and charter buses 800 1.5 787 2.1 678 2.4 -15.3
Intercity rail N N N N N N N
Other1 405 0.8 152 0.4 114 0.4 -71.9
Mexican residents 91,494 100.0 94,710 100.0 116,189 100.0 27.0
Air N N N N N N N
Land 91,494 100.0 94,710 100.0 116,189 100.0 27.0
SAME-DAY TRAVEL FROM THE UNITED STATES              
U.S. residents to Canada 22,482 100.0 24,325 100.0 28,769 100.0 28.0
Air 165 0.7 260 1.1 496 1.7 200.6
Land              
Motor vehicles 21,412 95.2 23,604 97.0 27,719 96.4 29.5
Personal vehicles 20,692 92.0 22,746 93.5 26,646 92.6 28.8
Intercity and charter buses 720 3.2 858 3.5 1,073 3.7 49.0
Intercity rail N N N N N N N
Other1 905 4.0 455 1.9 540 1.9 -40.3
U.S. residents to Mexico 64,038 100.0 63,508 100.0 81,565 100.0 27.4
Air N N N N N N N
Land 64,038 100.0 63,508 100.0 81,565 100.0 27.4

1 Includes boaters, pedestrians and cyclists.

KEY: N = Data are nonexistent.

SOURCES: Statistics Canada, International Travel: Travel Between Canada and Other Countries (Touriscope), Catalogue No. 66-201-XPB. (Ottawa, Ontario: Various years).

Banco de México, Dirección General de Investigación Económica, Dirección de Medición Económica, 1999 and 2001.