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Air: Data exclude heliports, stolports (short take-off and landing ports) and seaplane bases.
Road: The overall road total for Canada and the United States includes all roads (highways, local, and others). Canada
cannot disaggregate its data for local roads into paved and unpaved, however.
Rail: Data include length of track, including yard tracks, sidings and parallel lines.
Transit rail: Data are one-way, fixed guideway.
Road: Data for 1998 to 2006 are for all roads which include both private roads and those under government jurisdiction.
Number of Airports: Data for number of airports for 1997 through 2004 is derived from an electronic data source in support of the publication, Canada Flight Supplement, produced by the Natural Resources Canada. As earlier years of historical data are not available from this electronic data source, the data tabulations for 1990, 1995 and 1996 were compiled manually from the hardcopies of the publication. This may account for the anomaly in the historical series.
Number of Ports: Data for number of ports include active cargo ports that are involved in domestic and international shipping.
Road, paved: Data include major roads plus minor rural roads. Data for 1995 and 1996 were changed because revisions of the source.
Road: Data do not include local roads.
Pipeline: Refers to pipeline in operation. Data does not include pipeline for transportation of petrochemical products and not other type of pipelines.
Air: Include certified airports and aerodromes.
Transit: Data include the Sistema de Transporte Eléctrico in Mexico City and Guadalajara (Light trains), and Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (Metro) in Mexico City and (Metrorrey) in Monterrey
The number of facilities for water includes commercial facilities only. CO2 or other is excluded from the Oil pipeline for 2004 to 2008. Except for Major road systems, for which data only include the United States, all the values for Road system length include roads in Puerto Rico. Starting with 2002 data, Transit rail includes both purchased transportation (PT) and directly-operated (DO) transportation. 1 kilometer = approximately 0.621371 miles. Inland waterways number of 40,000 is a rounded number.
Road: 1998-2006: DMTI Spatial Canmap Streetfiles (Ottawa, Ont.: various years).
2007-2013: Transportation in Canada Addendum. Table RO2: Length of Public Road Network in Canada. http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/policy/anre-menu.htm (accessed October 17, 2016).
Great Lakes and inland waterways: Transport Canada. Marine Distance Library, (Ottawa, Ont.: 2016).
Pipeline: 1990-2001: Statistics Canada. Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil and Refined Petroleum Products. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 55-201-XIB. http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/bsolc/olc-cel/olc-cel?catno=55-201-X&lang=eng, Annual and Statistics Canada. Natural Gas Transportation and Distribution. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 57-205-XIB. http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/bsolc/olc-cel/olc-cel?catno=57-205-X&lang=eng, Annual.
2002-2014: Statistics Canada. Environment, Energy and Transportation Statistics Division. Special Tabulations. (Ottawa, Ont.: various years).
Rail: Statistics Canada. Table 404-0010 – Railway transport survey, length of track operated at end of year, annual (kilometres). http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a01?lang=eng (accessed October 24, 2016).
Air: 1990, 1995, 1996: Natural Resources Canada, Canada Flight Supplement (Ottawa, Ont.: various years).
1997-2004: Transport Canada, National Aerodrome Safety Database (Ottawa, Ont.: various years).
2005: Personal communication, November, 2006 (Ottawa, Ont.)
2006: Transport Canada, Civil aviation, National operations (Ottawa, Ont.)
2007-2015: Transportation in Canada Addendum. Table A1: Number of Aerodromes in Canada. http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/policy/anre-menu.htm (accessed October 17, 2016).
Water: Statistics Canada. Environment, Energy and Transportation Statistics Division, Special Tabulation (Ottawa, Ont.: 2014).
Road: Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Dirección General de Evaluación and Subsecretaría de Infraestructura. (Mexico City.: various years).
Pipeline: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía, based on data from Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX). Subgerencia de Planeación. Anuario Estadístico. (Aguascalientes, Ags.: various years).
Rail: Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México. 1990, 1995 y 1996. (Mexico City.: various years). Dirección General de Tarifas, Transporte Ferroviario y Multimodal. (México City.: 1997-2004). As from 2005: Dirección General de Transporte Ferroviario y Multimodal. (México, D. F.: various years).
Transit: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Dirección General de Estadísticas Económicas, based on data collected from Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (Metro) in Mexico City and (Metrorrey) in Monterrey, and Sistema de Transporte Eléctrico in Mexico City and Guadalajara (Light train), (Mexico City.; various years).
Air: Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil. (Mexico City.: various years).
Water: Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Coordinación General de Puertos y Marina Mercante. (Mexico City.: various years).
U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, tables 1-1, 1-10, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics.