News and Statistical Releases
September 20, 2021
U.S. airlines carried 61.4 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in June 2021, seasonally adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The airlines carried 10.9% more passengers, seasonally adjusted, in June of this year than in May and 302% more than in June 2020, but 20% fewer than in pre-pandemic June 2019.
September 20, 2021
The 23 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.1% more full-time equivalents (FTEs) in July 2021 than in June 2021:
July’s total number of FTEs (402,561) was up 8,263 from June (394,298) and down 54,699, a 12.0% drop from the onset of the pandemic in March 2020 (457,260) and a 10.5% drop from the most recent...
September 16, 2021
September 15, 2021
September 9, 2021
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 1.6% in July from June, falling for the third consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From July 2020 to July 2021 the index rose 0.5 percent compared to a decline of 4.6 percent from July 2019 to July 2020 and an increase of 2.9 percent from July 2018 to July 2019 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A)....
September 8, 2021
September 7, 2021
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August 31, 2021
Ridership on six of the nation's largest docked bikeshare systems increased over 2019 and 2020 during the four months from April through July 2021 according to updated data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) released on its Bikeshare and E-scooters in the U.S. dashboard. As of June 2021, 66 docked bikeshare systems open to the general public operated 7,386 docking stations in the U.S.
August 27, 2021
BTS today released its monthly update to National Transportation Statistics (NTS), a guide to historical transportation trends at the national level.
This month’s featured table, Age and Availability of Amtrak Locomotive and Car Fleets is part of the NTS section on the condition of the transportation system.