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  • November 8, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time monthly high in September, 0.2 percent higher than the previous highest level reached one month earlier in August, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The September 2017 index level (129.2) was 36.3 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • News Digest:

    November 3, 2017
    Friday, November 3, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Transportation Library (NTL) in the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has launched ROSA P (Repository and Open Science Access Portal), a new public repository for NTL’s collection of over 30,000 items. Members of the transportation community and the general public can use ROSA P for all the open data and publications NTL acquires, manages and preserves for their benefit.
  • News Digest:

    November 3, 2017
    Friday, November 3, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released the  2016 Highlights of Ferry Operations in the United States. Key findings from the 163 ferry operators that responded to the 2016 National Census of Ferry Operators (NCFO) indicated that 118.7 million passengers were carried on ferries in the U.S. and its territories in 2015.
  • October 26, 2017
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.4 percent more workers in August 2017 than in August 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. August was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) employment total (428,399 FTEs) since January 2005 (430,780) and was the 46th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airlines' FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • October 24, 2017
    U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $97.4 billion as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in August 2017 compared to August 2016, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

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