U.S. Department of Transportation

Ray LaHood
Secretary of Transportation

Thomas J. Barrett
Deputy Secretary

Research and Innovative Technology Administration

Steven K. Smith, Ph.D
Acting Deputy Administrator

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Steven D. Dillingham, Ph.D.

Deborah D. Johnson
Acting Deputy Director

Produced under the direction of:

Ronald J. Duych
Acting Assistant Director for Transportation Analysis

Project Manager

Matthew Chambers


Steven Anderson
Steven Beningo
Mark Bradford
Matthew Chambers
David Chesser
Derald Dudley
Ronald Duych
Cristin Finkel
Chester Ford
Xiaoli Han
Jacob Hommeland
June Jones
Allen Jeeves
Steve Lewis
Getachew Mekonnen
Jeffery Memmott
Adam Mengesha
Fahim Mohamed
Long Nguyen
Ken Notis
Adella Santos
Matthew Schultz
Joy Sharp
Michael Sprung
Charles Tennyson
Peg Young
Jie Zhang


William H. Moore, III

Layout and Design

Alpha Glass Wingfield

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Recommended citation

U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2008 (Washington, DC: 2008)

All material contained in this report is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without special permission; citation as to source is required.

Cover photo credits (left to right):

Front cover

Chip Moore
Hilde Vanstraelen
Bureau of Transportation Statistcs
Bill Silvermintz
Bureau of Transportation Statistcs

Back cover

Marsha Fenn
Marsha Fenn
Kevin Abbott
Marsha Fenn