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Figure 1-16 Rail Passenger-Miles, 2000 to 2016

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Date Rail passenger miles Seasonally-adjusted rail passenger miles
Jan-2000 366,607,410 444,472,107
Feb-2000 366,139,276 444,087,239
Mar-2000 453,096,388 455,538,442
Apr-2000 473,751,011 465,196,501
May-2000 481,725,263 473,708,641
Jun-2000 517,102,460 459,555,991
Jul-2000 564,747,276 469,646,619
Aug-2000 558,060,051 476,673,429
Sep-2000 446,489,429 478,207,348
Oct-2000 462,329,685 492,776,054
Nov-2000 442,268,378 473,469,115
Dec-2000 461,651,082 457,598,765
Jan-2001 379,458,113 453,441,145
Feb-2001 366,288,212 452,205,024
Mar-2001 448,912,584 452,628,046
Apr-2001 455,496,342 446,310,306
May-2001 462,376,555 454,259,272
Jun-2001 528,690,495 471,617,051
Jul-2001 564,037,290 470,490,900
Aug-2001 562,266,005 477,865,057
Sep-2001 446,266,947 485,397,853
Oct-2001 452,095,177 477,833,152
Nov-2001 446,094,295 473,738,481
Dec-2001 479,188,686 476,481,304
Jan-2002 398,443,099 471,507,149
Feb-2002 397,948,979 484,199,036
Mar-2002 459,147,305 442,158,681
Apr-2002 453,149,024 468,570,054
May-2002 461,622,928 448,453,712
Jun-2002 499,734,575 448,104,340
Jul-2002 564,023,742 466,566,555
Aug-2002 516,067,118 435,427,222
Sep-2002 385,089,969 424,588,182
Oct-2002 399,247,828 423,835,679
Nov-2002 376,011,411 426,995,661
Dec-2002 448,245,893 420,307,534
Jan-2003 393,287,373 460,750,822
Feb-2003 390,041,481 477,564,718
Mar-2003 472,573,962 484,209,974
Apr-2003 483,653,074 476,018,387
May-2003 489,484,678 476,825,665
Jun-2003 531,138,943 477,535,496
Jul-2003 578,767,927 481,754,277
Aug-2003 557,897,322 483,209,325
Sep-2003 427,807,444 466,854,853
Oct-2003 463,025,617 479,719,999
Nov-2003 448,181,812 475,634,338
Dec-2003 489,403,554 482,379,335
Jan-2004 410,338,691 479,305,069
Feb-2004 389,778,365 473,789,998
Mar-2004 453,014,590 463,795,342
Apr-2004 471,116,666 462,209,801
May-2004 472,861,212 465,094,616
Jun-2004 514,365,919 458,207,101
Jul-2004 554,813,029 453,739,783
Aug-2004 511,216,651 441,340,939
Sep-2004 401,403,280 438,262,927
Oct-2004 436,908,280 454,012,623
Nov-2004 440,222,335 459,799,028
Dec-2004 476,798,294 465,143,727
Jan-2005 378,368,103 455,095,173
Feb-2005 351,583,660 447,547,308
Mar-2005 463,828,081 453,839,554
Apr-2005 430,496,434 450,423,223
May-2005 462,014,277 453,335,413
Jun-2005 508,598,324 450,199,584
Jul-2005 548,229,054 448,876,705
Aug-2005 511,556,316 437,024,105
Sep-2005 436,175,168 469,159,642
Oct-2005 432,503,304 447,527,516
Nov-2005 435,866,215 450,709,295
Dec-2005 447,261,670 436,813,509
Jan-2006 363,830,405 444,822,519
Feb-2006 347,575,222 449,883,053
Mar-2006 430,329,187 443,335,663
Apr-2006 445,609,435 451,572,260
May-2006 459,957,974 445,253,046
Jun-2006 516,527,472 455,145,373
Jul-2006 549,393,934 449,964,476
Aug-2006 530,942,270 454,469,238
Sep-2006 427,768,908 459,032,668
Oct-2006 451,598,087 465,287,545
Nov-2006 451,610,146 461,856,082
Dec-2006 461,370,074 453,998,481
Jan-2007 377,529,725 457,550,178
Feb-2007 360,542,790 468,771,434
Mar-2007 459,164,806 475,354,576
Apr-2007 470,429,231 478,259,937
May-2007 494,257,576 478,773,424
Jun-2007 545,207,971 482,860,818
Jul-2007 585,837,053 485,064,354
Aug-2007 570,807,078 487,729,925
Sep-2007 451,772,968 488,068,905
Oct-2007 483,184,463 491,701,261
Nov-2007 503,151,672 510,962,647
Dec-2007 508,739,922 503,503,368
Jan-2008 416,211,470 499,428,696
Feb-2008 395,912,010 495,739,245
Mar-2008 504,552,405 500,216,943
Apr-2008 473,811,702 504,786,470
May-2008 550,928,592 530,582,926
Jun-2008 580,290,736 522,593,518
Jul-2008 645,144,911 540,085,599
Aug-2008 620,188,551 541,259,040
Sep-2008 500,634,771 534,965,227
Oct-2008 517,898,247 522,492,211
Nov-2008 484,492,078 499,279,034
Dec-2008 511,270,950 502,136,536
Jan-2009 419,766,348 501,740,712
Feb-2009 376,710,497 492,302,617
Mar-2009 456,227,991 474,881,310
Apr-2009 469,783,200 472,852,406
May-2009 494,908,098 475,892,599
Jun-2009 542,873,119 482,810,907
Jul-2009 596,670,353 487,439,811
Aug-2009 582,302,101 507,502,671
Sep-2009 462,787,005 497,958,231
Oct-2009 493,132,875 500,234,203
Nov-2009 498,855,768 513,874,464
Dec-2009 537,980,573 528,181,759
Jan-2010 440,854,078 527,951,019
Feb-2010 405,905,875 522,904,974
Mar-2010 538,675,366 534,505,335
Apr-2010 520,013,629 532,466,806
May-2010 544,408,276 526,055,135
Jun-2010 604,206,171 543,500,577
Jul-2010 669,880,427 563,469,786
Aug-2010 597,056,638 525,656,527
Sep-2010 497,091,526 532,211,122
Oct-2010 531,024,449 543,630,810
Nov-2010 528,519,429 542,661,063
Dec-2010 558,069,744 541,376,497
Jan-2011 456,336,772 547,130,184
Feb-2011 436,196,722 554,277,427
Mar-2011 566,357,389 572,758,084
Apr-2011 572,508,869 569,602,496
May-2011 584,806,522 567,134,326
Jun-2011 595,163,810 531,209,531
Jul-2011 632,786,423 530,989,106
Aug-2011 581,116,991 507,851,841
Sep-2011 509,094,731 542,576,538
Oct-2011 543,403,112 559,910,816
Nov-2011 552,477,847 567,676,840
Dec-2011 557,374,424 539,746,840
Jan-2012 463,005,361 556,679,794
Feb-2012 461,139,329 569,785,921
Mar-2012 544,100,123 543,505,233
Apr-2012 585,609,840 586,517,433
May-2012 594,778,477 573,720,717
Jun-2012 642,263,746 576,460,753
Jul-2012 663,965,533 566,448,408
Aug-2012 639,545,067 562,703,450
Sep-2012 533,542,490 573,811,250
Oct-2012 539,908,156 555,015,666
Nov-2012 534,831,976 545,771,160
Dec-2012 577,219,034 562,269,727
Jan-2013 478,056,074 569,733,497
Feb-2013 449,136,459 570,102,557
Mar-2013 604,193,668 582,067,545
Apr-2013 547,267,811 571,761,183
May-2013 598,536,892 573,711,858
Jun-2013 638,602,721 578,526,264
Jul-2013 681,357,191 578,621,926
Aug-2013 649,933,765 573,888,590
Sep-2013 517,765,302 554,799,719
Oct-2013 543,695,520 560,640,338
Nov-2013 519,835,331 557,249,058
Dec-2013 604,977,613 563,551,371
Jan-2014 466,418,567 554,296,546
Feb-2014 424,362,057 546,760,819
Mar-2014 542,904,062 548,264,462
Apr-2014 545,773,080 546,693,598
May-2014 576,381,016 555,034,739
Jun-2014 614,985,750 553,707,652
Jul-2014 662,272,585 557,900,350
Aug-2014 638,847,300 564,862,322
Sep-2014 534,979,814 568,989,098
Oct-2014 554,539,946 567,767,325
Nov-2014 546,544,981 564,146,210
Dec-2014 587,913,029 565,781,633
Jan-2015 458,200,128 547,921,901
Feb-2015 430,056,703 553,643,037
Mar-2015 556,689,651 554,266,500
Apr-2015 541,203,782 551,882,017
May-2015 535,246,331 519,990,574
Jun-2015 610,730,750 547,544,586
Jul-2015 670,137,116 558,918,006
Aug-2015 617,100,386 544,814,504
Sep-2015 514,706,163 547,047,071
Oct-2015 523,223,360 537,748,698
Nov-2015 538,968,201 554,682,016
Dec-2015 561,992,627 539,841,552
Jan-2016 443,223,377 537,064,996
Feb-2016 425,389,947 539,019,891

NOTES: “Rail” includes Amtrak and Alaska Railroad Corporation, but not commuter rail.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, seasonally adjusted transportation data, available at www.transtats.bts.gov/osea/seasonaladjustment/ as of May 2016.

Rail passenger miles - U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration available at: safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/ Seasonally-adjusted rail passenger miles - U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) calculation from data collected by U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration available at: safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/.

Updated: Sunday, May 21, 2017