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Appendix B

LIST OF DATA SOURCES

Table B.1. Model for Estimating Non-Highway Use of Gasoline

Data Source

Data Provider

Frequency

Estimating Fuel Use By

Most Recent Update

Data Items or Other Remarks

Census of Agriculture

USDA

5 year

Agricultural equipment

1997

Gasoline & gasohol expenses for farm production by State and total fuel consumption in U.S.

Data collected by the Census prior to 1997.

Farm Production Expenditures

USDA

annual

Agricultural equipment

2000

Farm product expenditure on fuels by region. Also, gasoline & gasohol expense by bulk/station, by region (1991 only).

Petroleum Marketing Annual

EIA

annual

Agricultural equip. Aviation

2000

Gasoline price by state; aviation gasoline sales by state

Highway Taxes and Fees

FHWA

1 - 3 year

Agriculture

2001

Fuel tax rate by state (MF-121T)

Vehicle Inventory & Use Survey

Census

5 year

All trucks used for off-road purposes

1997

State level data on VMT, MPG, annual mileage, and percentage of off-road driving

Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures

Ward's Communication

annual

All trucks used for off-road purposes

2000

Total trucks in operation ( U.S. total) based on R. L. Polk. Data previously collected by MVMA

Highway Statistics

FHWA

annual

All but boating and aviation

2000

Specifically, tables VM-1, MF-33GA, and MF-33GLA (no longer published)

Sales & Marketing Management

Bill Communication

periodical

Recreational boating

2001

Effective median household buying income

Boating Statistics

USCG

annual

Recreational boating

2000

Number of registered boats by state

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Census

annual

Construction

Recreational boating

2001

Total values of non-residential construction contracts by state. Heating-degree days, land area, and CPI by state.

National Recreational Boating Survey

USFWS & USCG

N/A

Recreational boating

1991

Number of powered boats; fuel consumption; gasoline/diesel split by state

U.S. Boating Registration Statistics

NMMA

annual

Recreational boating

2001

State level data on miles of coastal shorelines; square miles of inland water; effective median household buying income

General Aviation And Air Taxi Activity Survey

FAA

annual

Aviation

1999

Total hours flown by state & US total aviation gasoline consumption (total fuel consumption was provided from 1998 on). Renamed from "General Aviation Activity Survey" in 1993.

Vehicle Inventory & Use Survey

Census

5 year

Recreational light trucks

1997

Annual miles driven; MPG; percent miles used off-road; percent personal use; truck weight; body type and configuration

Highway Statistics

FHWA

annual

Recreational light trucks

2000

Truck registrations by state from Table MV-9

Motorcycle Statistical Annual

Motorcycle Industry Council

annual

Recreational motorcycles

ATV

 

Number of motorcycles and ATV used off-road by state

Snowmobile Registration Data

International Snowmobile Manufacturing Association

annual

Recreational snowmobiles

 

Number of registered and unregistered snowmobiles by state

National Atlas of the USA

National Climactic Data Center

Recreational snowmobiles

 

Mean annual amount of snowfall and normal winter temperature by state

Table B.2. Model for Estimating Government Use (i.e., Public-use) of Gasoline

Data Source Data Provider Frequency Estimating Fuel Use By Most Recent Update Data Items or Other Remarks
Highway Statistics FHWA annual Federal government 2000 Table MV-7 on publicly owned vehicles
Federal Motor Vehicle Fleet Report GSA annual Federal government ? Fuel consumption & number of vehicles for cars/vans, buses, & trucks
Population projection and land area Census annual SCM government 2001 Population and land size by state, county, and city
Responses from 1992 "Government Use of Motor Fuel Questionnaire" FHWA N/A Federal and SCM governments 1992 Percent of on/off-highway use; percent of gasoline/diesel use

Table B.3. Model for Estimating On-Highway Use of Gasohol

Data Source Data Provider Frequency Most Recent Update Data Items or Other Remarks
Ethanol Clean Air, Clean Water, Clean Fuel, Industry Outlook Renewable Fuels Association annual 2001 U.S. ethanol production capacity by company; ethanol incentives by state
FHWA Form 551M FHWA annual 2001 State reported gasohol data
IRS tax revenue data IRS annual 2001 Total gasohol and ethanol tax revenue for U.S. (IRS Form 720)
The Clean Fuels Report J.E. Sinor consultants Inc.     Ethanol incentives by state
Highway Statistics FHWA annual 2000 VMT
"Gasohol Estimation Model Review, State Responses to Questionnaire Survey" Battelle N/A 1999 Variance in state-reporting of gasohol blend revenue (such as underreporting) and other data used in the ESTNEWXX Module

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