Transportation Vehicles: 2006, 2016

number
Mode 2006 2016
Air
Air carrier aircraft
7,637
7,034
General aviation aircraft
221,943
211,793
Highway
Light-duty vehicleᵃ
234,524,720
247,644,981
Truck
8,819,007
11,498,561
Motorcycle
6,678,958
8,679,380
Rail
Class I freight locomotive
23,732
U
Class I freight car
475,415
U
Amtrak locomotive
319
U
Amtrak car
1,191
U
Transit rail
Commuter railb
6,300
7,190
Heavy railb
11,052
10,775
Light railᵇ, c
1,801
2,553
Water
Nonself-propelled vessel
32,211
32,354
Self-propelled vessel
8,898
8,974
Oceangoing vessel
229
169
Recreational boat
12,746,126
11,861,811

Notes:

aIncludes passenger cars, light trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles. bIncludes revenue vehicles available for maximum service. cLight Rail was revised beginning in 2011.

Sources:

As cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-11, available at https://www.bts.gov/.

Last Updated: April 2018