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  • October 10, 2019
    U.S. airlines carried an estimated 76.4 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in September 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first estimate, down 0.7% from the August second estimate.The BTS estimate of the September enplanement total of 76.4 million was down 1.7% from the all-time, seasonally adjusted, reported high of 77.7 million reached in June 2019.
  • October 9, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.4% in August from July, rising to a new all-time high with the second consecutive monthly increase, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From August 2018 to August 2019, the index rose 4.1% compared to a rise of 5.5% from August 2017 to August 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
  • News Digest:

    September 25, 2019
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics today released a new interactive map that documents the rapid growth of bikeshare (docked and dockless) and e-scooter systems across the country from 2015 to 2019. The total number of these systems has reached almost 300 serving more than 200 cities as of July 2019.Of 108 docked bikeshare systems in operation, 83 launched across the U.S. from 2015 through July 2019. Bikeshare systems added a net of nearly 3,200 docking stations, bringing the total number of docking stations to 6,783 as of July 2019 (figure 1).
  • News Digest:

    September 25, 2019
    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.
  • September 24, 2019
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in July 2019:Total Transborder Freight: $102.4 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, up 1.2% compared to July 2018Most-used mode: Trucks moved $63.8 billion of freight, up 1.8% compared to July 2018Second mode: Railways moved $14.8 billion of freight, up 3.0% compared to July 2018

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