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  • 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.
  • News Digest:

    October 25, 2019
    Friday, October 25, 2019 - The Fall 2019 update to the National Transportation Atlas Database (NTAD) was released today with three new datasets and 10 updated datasets.NTAD is a Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) compilation of geospatial datasets representing the nation’s transportation infrastructure, containing roadways, railways, waterways, and airports.
  • October 23, 2019
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in August 2019:Total Transborder Freight: $105.1 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, down 1.7% compared to August 2018Most-used mode: Trucks moved $66.1 billion of freight, down 0.8% compared to August 2018Second mode: Railways moved $16.1 billion of freight, up 3.9% compared to August 2018
  • October 16, 2019
    The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.3% more workers in August 2019 than in August 2018:August’s 449,550 full-time equivalents (FTEs) was the down from the previous month’s employment total July 2019 (449,907 FTEs) but was the highest FTE total for the month of August since 2002 (472,168 FTEs).August was the 70th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.3% more workers in August 2019 than in August 2018:August’s 449,550 full-time equivalents (FTEs) was the down from the previous month’s employment total July 2019 (449,907 FTEs) but was the highest FTE total for the month of August since 2002 (472,168 FTEs).August was the 70th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • October 15, 2019
    The second quarter 2019 average domestic itinerary air fare of $364 was an increase from both the first quarter of 2019 and the second quarter of 2018, adjusted for inflation.Adjusted for inflation, (constant 2019 dollars) the 2Q 2019 air fare was:Up 2.5% from 2Q 2018 ($355)Up 1.9% from 1Q 2019 ($358)Down 14.4% from 2Q 2014 ($426)The 2Q average fare calculation does not include Frontier Airlines due to data reporting problems. The largest potential impacts would be in cities where Frontier has a substantial market share, such as Denver (12% market share) and Orlando (10% market share).

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