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1008. Volume of Domestic Intercity Freight and Passenger Traffic, by Type of Transport



 
Traffic volume Traffic volume Traffic volume Traffic volume Percent distribution Percent distribution
Type of transport
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
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    Freight traffic, total 2,487 2,430 2,252 2,337 2,515 2,458 2,499 2,642 2,774 2,807 2,895 2,906 3,023 3,105 3,261 3,407 3,540 3,622 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 
Railroads 932 924 810 841 935 895 889 972 1,028 1,048 1,091 1,100 1,138 1,183 1,275 1,375 1,426 1,421 38.0 36.0 36.0 37.2 36.4 35.6 36.8 37.1 37.3 37.7
Truck:
  ICC truck 242 241 218 229 252 250 259 276 293 302 311 320 342 365 391 401 428 466 9.9 9.7 9.8 10.0 10.2 10.4 10.4 10.6 10.8 10.7
  Non-ICC truck 313 286 302 346 354 360 373 387 407 414 424 438 473 496 517 520 549 585 11.8 13.4 14.8 14.1 14.6 14.9 14.6 14.7 14.7 14.6
Water:
  Rivers/canals 311 312 288 291 317 306 325 338 353 363 390 387 393 373 388 406 408 413 12.8 12.8 12.5 12.6 12.4 13.0 12.8 12.7 12.9 13.5
  Great Lakes 96 98 63 68 82 76 68 73 83 86 85 72 77 83 87 91 90 95 4.0 2.8 2.9 3.3 3.1 2.7 2.8 3.0 3.1 2.9
Oil pipelines 588 564 566 556 568 564 578 587 601 584 584 579 589 593 591 601 631 628 23.2 25.1 23.8 22.6 22.9 23.1 22.2 21.7 20.8 20.2
Domestic airways 1 5 5 5 6 7 7 7 9 9 10 10 10 11 12 12 13 13 14 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
 
  0 0 0 0 0 1 320 341 347 348 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 #����! #����! #����! 0 19 19 18 18 0
    Passenger traffic, total 1,468 1,469 1,490 1,525 1,577 1,636 1,724 1,806 1,878 1,936 2,034 2,069 2,143 2,197 2,282 2,337 2,405 2,476 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Private automobiles 1,210 1,215 1,226 1,244 1,277 1,310 1,368 1,430 1,495 1,551 1,639 1,682 1,742 1,786 1,842 1,881 1,917 1,968 82.7 82.3 81.6 81.0 80.1 79.4 79.2 79.6 80.1 80.6
Air, private carrier 2 15 216 227 245 264 12 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 13 12 11 11 10 10 11 13 14.7 15.2 16.1 16.7 0.8 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 0.6
Air, public carrier 204 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 278 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 346 338 354 362 388 404 435 453 0.0 #����! #����! #����! 17.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 17.0
Bus 3 27 27 27 26 25 24 24 23 23 24 23 23 23 25 28 28 29 30 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.1
Railroads 4 11 11 10 10 11 11 12 12 13 13 13 14 14 13 14 14 13 14 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6



1 Revenue service only for scheduled and non-scheduled carriers, with small section 418 all-cargo carriers included from 1980. Includes express, mail, and excess baggage. express, mail, and excess baggage.
2 Includes general aviation (mostly private business) flying.
3 Excludes school and urban transit buses.
4 Includes intercity (Amtrak) and rail commuter service.

Source: Eno Transportation Foundation, Inc., Lansdowne VA, Transportation in America, annual (copyright). http://www.enotrans.com/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1008_volume_of_domestic_intercity_freight_and.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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