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BTS Updates National Transportation Statistics 02/28/2023

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released its monthly update to National Transportation Statistics (NTS), a guide to historical national-level transportation trends.

Updated Tables by Topics:

Physical Extent

  • System Mileage Within the United States (1-1, 1-1M)

Vehicle, Aircraft, and Vessel Inventory

  • U.S. Sales or Deliveries of New Aircraft, Vehicles, Vessels, and Other Conveyances (1-12)


  • Class I Railroad Locomotive Fleet by Year Built (1-32)

Travel and Goods Movement

  • Average Length of Haul, Domestic Freight and Passenger Modes (1-38, 1-38M)

Multimodal Safety

  • Hazardous Materials Fatalities, Injuries, Accidents, and Property Damage Data (2-6)

Highway Safety

  • Safety Belt and Motorcycle Helmet Use (2-30)

Pipeline Safety

  • Hazardous Liquid and Natural Gas Pipeline Safety and Property Damage Data (2-50)

Transportation Revenues, Employment, and Productivity

  • Average Passenger Revenue per Passenger-Mile (3-20)
  • Total Operating Revenues (3-22)

Government Finance

  • Cash Balances of the Transportation-Related Federal Trust Funds, Fiscal Year (millions of dollars) (3-34)

Transportation Energy Consumption by Mode

  • Domestic Demand for Gasoline by Mode (4-7, 4-7M)
  • Class I Rail Freight Fuel Consumption and Travel (4-17, 4-17M)
  • Amtrak Fuel Consumption and Travel (4-18, 4-18M)

Water Pollution, Noise, and Solid Waste

  • Leaking Underground Storage Tank Releases and Cleanups (4-55)