Freight Shipments by Distance Shipped: 1993, 1997, 2002*
(Commodity Flow Survey Data Only) (Percent)
|Under 250 miles||250 miles or more|
NOTE: Shipments are grouped into distance categories based on Great Circle Distance (GCD), GCD is the shortest distance between 2 points on the surface of a sphere. Ton-miles estimates are based on estimated distances traveled along a modeled transportation network.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on the 1993, 1997, and preliminary 2002 Commodity Flow Survey data.