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  • News Digest:

    January 12, 2018
    Friday, January 12, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released Transportation Economic Trends 2017, BTS’s annual report on transportation and the economy. The 124-page report highlights important trends in transportation and the economy, and explains related economic concepts and data sources for a general audience.
  • January 12, 2018
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its January 2018 Air Travel Consumer Report on air carrier data compiled for the month of November 2017.  In November, the reporting carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 88.3 percent, up from both the 86.5 percent on-time rate in November 2016 and the 84.8 percent mark in October 2017, and the second highest rate ever reported.  The highest rate was 88.6 in November 2009.
  • January 11, 2018
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ October systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements rose 6.0 percent from September, rising to 72.1 million to reach a new all-time seasonally-adjusted high, after falling for two consecutive months.
  • January 10, 2018
    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 high in November, rising 0.2 percent in November from October, growing for the second consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The November 2017 index level (130.8) was 38.1 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • News Digest:

    January 9, 2018
    Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released a new dynamic mobile app for the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2018 – a quick reference guide to transportation statistics. This popular guide provides the latest transportation statistics at your fingertips in mobile app and printed formats.  It covers data on major trends, moving people and goods, system use and performance, the economy, safety, infrastructure, and the environment.