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E.g., 11/24/2020
  • November 20, 2020
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in September 2020:Total Transborder freight: $96.4 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, up 3.2% compared to August 2020 and up 6.0% from July 2020.Transborder freight value in September was down 4.9% compared to September 2019.Most-used mode: Trucks moved $63.5 billion of freight, up 4.3% compared to August 2020, down 0.8% compared to September 2019.Second most-used mode: Railways moved $13.8 billion of freight, down 0.3% compared to August 2020, down 6.9% compared to September 2019.
  • News Digest:

    November 18, 2020
    Fewer than one-fourth of the 2018 U.S. population was potentially exposed to aviation and road noise, ranging from the equivalent of what people normally experience in offices at the low end (10% of population exposed) to a lawn mower or garbage disposal at the high end (0.1% exposure), according to the updated interactive National Transportation Noise Map released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
  • November 16, 2020
    The 23 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 1.5% fewer full-time equivalents (FTEs) in mid-September 2020 than in mid-August 2020:Mid-September’s total number of FTEs (404,869) was down 6,307 FTEs from mid-August 2020 (411,176 FTEs) and down 56,728 FTEs from mid-March 2020. Mid-September was the lowest FTE total for any month since February 2016 (403,917 FTEs).Mid-September FTEs were down more than 47,000 FTEs, a 10.5% drop from mid-September 2019 (452,138 FTEs).  
  • November 13, 2020
    U.S. airlines carried 23.7 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in August 2020, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS), up 11.8% from July.BTS is withholding the scheduled release of estimated traffic data for September and October because the statistical forecasts are based on previous trends and do not account for the impact of the coronavirus.
  • November 13, 2020
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today released its October 2020 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled for the month of August 2020.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency has resulted in significant changes to airline schedules and operations, contributing to airlines’ on-time performance and cancellation statistics in August 2020.