Transportation Vehicles: 2005, 2015

number
Mode 2005 2015
Air
Air carrier aircraft
7,686
6,876
General aviation aircraft
224,352
210,030
Highway
Light-duty vehicleᵃ
231,904,922
242,917,192
Truck
8,481,999
11,203,184
Motorcycle
5,767,934
8,600,936
Rail
Class I freight locomotive
22,779
26,574
Class I freight car
474,839
330,996
Amtrak locomotive
258
423
Amtrak car
1,186
1,428
Transit rail
Commuter railb
6,290
7,151
Heavy railb
11,110
10,737
Light railᵇ, c
1,645
2,478
Water
Nonself-propelled vessel
31,296
31,043
Self-propelled vessel
8,976
8,951
Oceangoing vessel
231
170
Recreational boat
12,942,414
11,867,049

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: October 2017 | Retrieved: October 2017