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Transportation Geography of the United States 2022 - back

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Four graphics showing the Amtrak route network, percentage of people staying at home at the county level, trends in air travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a line graph showing average dwell times by class 1 railroad in 2021.

Description:

Description:

The back side of our 2-sided print map, Transportation Geography of the U.S. 2022, includes maps of:

  • Amtrak Route Network;
  • Weekly Average Terminal Dwell Time by Class 1 Railroad;
  • People staying at Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic; and
  • Pandemic Trends in Air Travel by National Destination.

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Source:

Amtrak Route Network Route geometry has been simplified manually referencing the Amtrak route file. Several Amtrak stations have been omitted to main legibility at the national scale. U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Atlas Database, 2021. Commission for Environmental Cooperation, North American Environmental Atlas, Landcover 30 meters, Landsat and RapidEye, 2015.


Weekly Average Terminal Dwell Times by Class 1 Railroad Weekly terminal dwell time data from the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) Rail Service Metrics compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, 2021.


People staying at Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 Pandemic is defined temporally as March 2020 to December 2021. U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and the Maryland Transportation Institute and Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory at the University of Maryland.


Pandemic Trends in Air Travel by National Destination Pre-pandemic is defined as 2019 to March of 2020 and pandemic March of 2020 to May 2021. U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TranStats T-100 International Segment (All Carriers); Destination Airport, World Area Code, 2021. Office of the Geographer and Global Issues at the U.S. Department of State, May 2021.