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  • News Digest:

    October 30, 2019
    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.
  • News Digest:

    October 29, 2019
    One-third (34%) of the nation’s rail tank cars met new safety requirements in 2018, up from 20% in 2017, according to Fleet Composition of Rail Tank Cars Carrying Flammable Liquids: 2019 Report released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
  • News Digest:

    October 28, 2019
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released WMATA Close Call Program Report 2013-2018, which details the six-year results of the close call program that encourages employees to confidentially and voluntarily report unsafe conditions or events – close calls – that could result in illness, injury, damage, or loss.A close call is an event or condition that had the possibility for serious consequences but did not progress to an adverse safety event.
  • News Digest:

    October 25, 2019
    Friday, October 25, 2019 - The Fall 2019 update to the National Transportation Atlas Database (NTAD) was released today with three new datasets and 10 updated datasets.NTAD is a Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) compilation of geospatial datasets representing the nation’s transportation infrastructure, containing roadways, railways, waterways, and airports.
  • October 23, 2019
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in August 2019:Total Transborder Freight: $105.1 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, down 1.7% compared to August 2018Most-used mode: Trucks moved $66.1 billion of freight, down 0.8% compared to August 2018Second mode: Railways moved $16.1 billion of freight, up 3.9% compared to August 2018