TABLE 4 Passenger-Miles by Mode: 2000

TABLE 4 Passenger-Miles by Mode: 2000

(Million passenger-miles)

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Air carrier 516,129
General aviation 14,000
Passenger car 2,544,457
Light truck 1,467,664
Motorcycle 11,516
Bus 160,919
Transit, excluding bus 26,425
Amtrak 5,498

NOTES: Transit includes motor bus, heavy rail, commuter rail, light rail, ferryboat, trolley bus, demand responsive, and others. Motor bus and demand responsive figures are also included in the bus figure for highway.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2002), table 1-34, available at, as of April 2003.