Table 7 Border Crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico: Passenger and Personal Vehicle Crossings, 1998-2001

Table 7
Border Crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico: Passenger and Personal Vehicle Crossings, 1998-2001

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  1998 1999 2000 2001
Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent
FROM CANADA                
Total, passenger crossings 92,904 100.0 97,610 100.0 95,775 100.0 80,431 100.0
By train 241 0.3 187 0.2 270 0.3 254 0.3
By bus 3,951 4.3 4,366 4.5 4,873 5.1 4,456 5.5
On foot (pedestrian) 585 0.6 587 0.6 585 0.6 750 0.9
By personal vehicle 88,127 94.9 92,470 94.7 90,047 94.0 74,971 93.2
Total, personal vehicle crossings 36,597 100.0 37,220 100.0 36,915 100.0 34,308 100.0
FROM MEXICO                
Total, passenger crossings 274,232 100.0 294,311 100.0 290,368 100.0 263,993 100.0
By train 13 - 17 - 18 - 19 -
By bus 3,639 1.3 3,495 1.2 3,466 1.2 3,367 1.3
On foot (pedestrian) 44,477 16.2 48,186 16.4 47,090 16.2 51,501 19.5
By personal vehicle 226,104 82.4 242,613 82.4 239,795 82.6 209,106 79.2
Total, personal vehicle crossings 83,854 100.0 89,470 100.0 91,157 100.0 89,527 100.0

KEY: - = value too small to report.

NOTE: Data for passenger crossings in personal vehicles include the driver. Personal vehicle crossings include automobiles, minivans, sports utility vehicles and pickups.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, February 2002; based on U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs Service, Mission Support Services, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database CD.