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National Transportation Statistics

"Screen capture of cover of the NTS 50th anniversary edition p.d.f."The National Transportation Statistics (NTS) is a collection of transportation data first published in November 1971. This year, BTS celebrates the first half-century of NTS with a commemorative publication. This 50th anniversary edition includes links to digitized versions of the entire NTS collection and is the first NTS volume available in print since 2018.

View the 50th Anniversary NTS.

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Recently Updated Tables by Topic:

Vehicle, Aircraft, and Vessel Inventory

  • Retail Sales of New Cars by Sector (1-18)


  • Average Age of Automobiles and Trucks in Operation in the United States (1-26)
  • U.S. Flag Vessels by Type and Age (1-34)

Travel and Goods Movement

  • Passengers Boarded at the Top 50 U.S. Airports (1-44)
  • Air Passenger Travel Arrivals in the United States from Selected Foreign Countries (1-45)
  • Air Passenger Travel Departures from the United States to Selected Foreign Countries (1-46)

System Performance

  • Passengers Boarded and Denied Boarding by the Largest U.S. Air Carriers (1-64)
  • Baggage Mishandled by Marketing U.S. Air Carriers (1-65)
  • Flight Operations Arriving On Time by the Largest U.S. Air Carriers (1-66)

Highway Safety

  • Motor Vehicle Safety Data (2-17)
  • Motor Vehicle Fatalities, Vehicle-Miles, and Associated Rates by Highway Functional System (2-18)
  • Occupant Fatalities by Vehicle Type and Nonoccupant Fatalities (2-19)
  • Occupant and Non-Motorist Fatalities in Crashes by Number of Vehicles and Alcohol Involvement (2-20)
  • Passenger Car Occupant Safety Data (2-21a)
  • Work Zone Safety Data (2-21b)
  • Motorcycle Rider Safety Data (2-22)
  • Truck Occupant Safety Data (2-23)
  • Bus Occupant Safety Data (2-24)
  • Fatalities by Highest Driver Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) in Highway Crashes (2-26)

Transportation and Consumer Expenditures

  • Producer Price Indices for Transportation Services and Warehousing Services (3-13)
  • Producer Price Indices for Transportation Equipment (3-14)
  • Personal Expenditures by Category (3-15)
  • Personal Consumption Expenditures on Transportation by Subcategory (3-16)