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E.g., 07/08/2020
E.g., 07/08/2020
  • News Digest:

    July 8, 2020
    Ridership on eight of the nation’s largest docked bikeshare systems in the COVID-19 months of March through May 2020 declined by 44% compared to the same period in 2019, according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics released today in a new interactive map. San Francisco (Bay Wheels) experienced the largest decline at 60% (Figure 1).There were 4.5 million trips on the eight bikeshare systems in 2020, down from 8.1 million trips in 2019.
  • July 8, 2020
    The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released U.S. airlines’ May Fuel Cost and Consumption numbers.Fuel consumed by U.S. airlines’ scheduled services:May 2019                    1.6 billion gallonsApril 2020                     447 million gallonsMay 2020                      453 million gallons
  • June 26, 2020
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today released its June 2020 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled for the month of April 2020.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at http://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer.The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency has resulted in significant changes to airline schedules and operations, contributing to airlines’ on-time performance and cancellation statistics in April 2020.
  • June 24, 2020
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in April 2020:Total Transborder freight: $58.1 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, down 44.4% compared to April 2019. The $58.1 in total Transborder freight was the lowest amount since May 2009.Most-used mode: Trucks moved $38.5 billion of freight, down 40.8% compared to April 2019.Second most-used mode: Railways moved $6.0 billion of freight, down 61.9% compared to April 2019.Transborder freight value in April was down 41.2% from March.
  • June 23, 2020
    U.S. and foreign airlines carried 21% less cargo by weight between the U.S. and foreign points in April 2020 than in April 2019, including a 44% decline in cargo between the U.S. and Europe, according to data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by large air carriers.

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