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  • September 12, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.9% in July from June, rising to a new all-time high after declining for two consecutive months, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From July 2018 to July 2019, the index rose 2.9% compared to a rise of 6.0% from July 2017 to July 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
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    September 4, 2019
    Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.
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    September 4, 2019
    Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - More than half of pre-high school students in the United States—about 20 million children in 2016 aged 5-14—travel over 2 miles to school. At these distances, students are nearly evenly split between taking a school bus and being driven in a private vehicle. For many students, however, additional factors often make the school bus their only practical means of transportation, notably household income and vehicle ownership:
  • August 21, 2019
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in June 2019:Total Transborder Freight: $103.8 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, down 2.3% compared to June 2018Most-used mode: Trucks moved $65.6 billion of freight, down 1.5% compared to June 2018Second mode: Railways moved $15.8 billion of freight, up 0.5% compared to June 2018
  • August 16, 2019
    The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.4% more workers in June 2019 than in June 2018:June’s 449,985 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the highest employment total for any month since March 2003 (458,598 FTEs).  June was the 68th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.

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