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National Transportation Statistics 11/21/19 Update, Average Annual Cost of Owning and Operating an Automobile and other categories

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.

Recently Updated Tables by Topics:

Travel and Goods Movement

  • Air Passenger Travel Arrivals in the United States from Selected Foreign Countries (1-45)
  • Crude Oil and Petroleum Products Transported in the United States by Mode (1-61)

Multimodal Safety

  • Transportation Fatalities by Mode (2-1)
  • Injured Persons by Transportation Mode (2-2)

Highway Safety

  • State Laws on Distracted Driving - Ban on Hand-Held Devices and Texting While Driving (2-25)

Railroad Safety

  • Railroad System Safety and Property Damage (2-43)

Water Safety

  • Waterborne Transportation Safety and Property Damage Data Related to Vessel Casualties (2-45)
  • Waterborne Transportation Safety Data not Related to Vessel Casualties (2-46)
  • Recreational Boating Safety, Alcohol Involvement, and Property Damage Data (2-47)
  • Personal Watercraft Safety Data (2-48)

Transportation and the Economy

  • U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Attributed to Transportation Functions (3-3, 3-4)
  • U.S. Gross Domestic Demand (GDD) Attributed to Transportation Functions (3-5, 3-6)

Transportation and Consumer Expenditures

  • Personal Expenditures by Category (3-15)
  • Personal Consumption Expenditures on Transportation by Subcategory (3-16)
  • Average Cost of Owning and Operating an Automobile (3-17)
  • Average Passenger Fares (3-18)

Transportation Revenues, Employment, and Productivity

  • Average Wage and Salary Accruals per Full-Time Equivalent Employee by Transportation Industry (3-25)
  • Total Wage and Salary Accruals by Transportation Industry (3-27)

Transportation Energy Consumption by Mode

  • Estimated Consumption of Alternative and Replacement Fuels for Highway Vehicles (4-10)
  • U.S. Government Energy Consumption by Agency and Source (4-19, 4-19M)

Transportation Energy Intensity and Fuel Efficiency

  • Energy Intensity of Amtrak Services (4-27)

Modal Profiles

Contact: Dave Smallen (202) 366-5568,

Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2019