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E.g., 11/14/2019
E.g., 11/14/2019
  • November 14, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 2.5% in September after reaching after reaching a new all-time high in August, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From September 2018 to September 2019, the index fell 0.1% compared to a rise of 7.2% from September 2017 to September 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
  • November 14, 2019
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its November 2019 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled for the month of September 2019.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at http://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer.
  • News Digest:

    October 30, 2019
    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.
  • News Digest:

    October 29, 2019
    One-third (34%) of the nation’s rail tank cars met new safety requirements in 2018, up from 20% in 2017, according to Fleet Composition of Rail Tank Cars Carrying Flammable Liquids: 2019 Report released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
  • News Digest:

    October 28, 2019
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released WMATA Close Call Program Report 2013-2018, which details the six-year results of the close call program that encourages employees to confidentially and voluntarily report unsafe conditions or events – close calls – that could result in illness, injury, damage, or loss.A close call is an event or condition that had the possibility for serious consequences but did not progress to an adverse safety event.

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