Vehicle-Miles Traveled: 2008 and 2015

millions
Mode 2008 2015
Air
U.S. air carrier, domestica
6,446
6,046
Highway
Light-duty vehicleᵇ
2,630,213
2,779,693
Motorcycle
20,811
19,606
Truck
310,680
279,844
Bus
14,823
16,230
Passenger rail
Amtrakc
272
319
Commuter railc
337
374
Heavy railc
674
701
Light rail c,d
88
115

Notes:

aMeasured in revenue aircraft-miles. bIncludes passenger cars, light trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles. cMeasured in passenger car-miles. dlight rail was revised beginning in 2011 and includes light rail, street car rail, and hybrid rail.

Sources:

As cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-35, available at https://www.bts.gov/.

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