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Figure 1: U.S.-North American Freight by Mode: 2016-2017

(billions of current dollars)


Dataset Table:

Mode 2016 2017 Percent Change between 2016-2017
Truck 700 721 3.0
Rail 166 174 5.2
Pipeline 50 65 31.3
Air 42 44 5.3
Vessel 58 76 29.6
Total 1,069 1,139 6.6


Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, as of February 2018.