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  • News Digest:

    April 24, 2020
    Friday, April 24, 2020 - The Spring 2020 update to the National Transportation Atlas Database (NTAD) was released today with three new datasets and nine 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.
  • April 22, 2020
    U.S. airlines carried 0.4% less cargo by weight in February 2020 than in February 2019, according to preliminary data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by 15 of the leading cargo airlines.The 15 airlines carry more than 95% of the total cargo by weight on U.S. airlines. Cargo data consists of freight and mail carried within the U.S. and between the U.S. and foreign points.
  • April 22, 2020
    The 2019 average domestic itinerary air fare of $355 was the lowest inflation-adjusted annual fare since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics began collecting such records in 1995, down 0.3% from the previous low of $356 in 2018.During the year, fares dropped in the third quarter to $346, inflation-adjusted, the lowest quarterly fare on record. In the fourth quarter, fares rose to $357, up 2.1% from the $349 fare in the fourth quarter of 2018.
  • April 21, 2020
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in February 2020:Total Transborder freight: $95.9 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, up 1.9% compared to February 2019.Most-used mode: Trucks moved $60.8 billion of freight, up 0.9% compared to February 2019Second most-used mode: Railways moved $14.4 billion of freight, up 10.3% compared to February 2019TransBorder freight in February declined 1.2% from January, which is a smaller decline than the 1.5% decline a year earlier between January 2019 and February 2019.
  • April 16, 2020
    U.S. airlines carried an estimated 79.0 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in January 2020, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS), up 0.1% from December.BTS is withholding the scheduled release of estimated U.S. airlines’ traffic data for February and March because the estimates are statistical forecasts based on previous trends. The estimates do not account for the impact of the coronavirus.

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