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Our Nation's Highways: 2010

Figure 2-2: Freight Movement Mode Share by Tonnage and Dollar Value: 2008

Figure 2-2: Freight Movement Mode Share by Tonnage and Dollar Value: 2008

In 2008, the U.S. transportation system moved nearly 21.5 billion tons of freight worth 16.8 trillion dollars. Trucks provided the majority of freight movement with 61.6 percent in weight and 66.8 percent of dollar value.

Data Source: US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Freight Management and Operations, Freight Facts and Figures 2009.

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