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  • May 23, 2017
    U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $100.3 billion in current dollars as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in March 2017 compared to March 2016, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) (Figure 2, Table 1). March was the first time since October 2014 that U.S.-NAFTA freight has exceeded $100 billion.
  • May 18, 2017
    Download Excel Tables U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 4.0 percent more workers in March 2017 than in March 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. March was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) total (422,278) since July 2005 (428,091) and was the 41st consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year (Tables 1, 2, 3).
  • May 16, 2017
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today released its May 2017 Air Travel Consumer Report, compiling air carrier data for the month of March 2017 and the first quarter of 2017.  For the first quarter of 2017, the 12 U.S.
  • May 11, 2017
    Download Excel Tables The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor – a measure of the use of airline capacity – fell to 82.6 percent in February, seasonally adjusted, falling for the third consecutive month (Table 1).
  • May 10, 2017
    Download Excel Tables The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 1.5 percent in March from February, falling after reaching an all-time high in February, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The March 2017 index level (124.0) was 30.9 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).