Transportation Vehicles: 2007, 2017

number
Mode 2007 2017
Air
Air carrier aircraft
7,732
7,141
General aviation aircraft
231,607
211,757
Highway
Light-duty vehicleᵃ
235,678,150
250,553,248
Truck
10,752,019
12,229,216
Motorcycle
7,138,476
8,715,204
Rail
Class I freight locomotive
24,143
26,547
Class I freight car
460,172
306,268
Amtrak locomotive
270
419
Amtrak car
1,164
1,405
Transit rail
Commuter railb
6,279
7,129
Heavy railb
11,222
10,705
Light railᵇ, c
1,802
2,557
Water
Nonself-propelled vessel
31,654
33,128
Self-propelled vessel
9,041
9,411
Oceangoing vessel
220
176
Recreational boat
12,875,568
11,961,568

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 2019