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  • News Digest:

    September 5, 2018
    Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has submitted Fleet Composition of Rail Tank Cars Carrying Flammable Liquids: 2018 Report, to Congress measuring industry-wide progress in manufacturing and modifying safer rail tank cars that transport flammable liquids.
  • August 22, 2018
    Freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in June 2018:Most-used mode: Truck moved $66.6 billion of freight, up 5.3 percent compared to June 2017Second mode: Rail moved $15.7 billion of freight, up 2.0 percent compared to June 2017
  • August 20, 2018
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.7 percent more workers in June 2018 than in June 2017. June’s 439,422 full-time equivalents (FTE) was the highest monthly employment total since November 2004 (439,776 FTEs). June was the 56th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.
  • August 16, 2018
    U.S. airlines carried a new high of 73.9 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers, seasonally adjusted, in May 2018, up 0.1 percent from April for the fourth consecutive monthly increase.
  • August 8, 2018
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.4 percent in June from May, rising for the second consecutive month to reaching a new all-time high. The June 2018 index level (136.5) was 44.0 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).