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  • July 12, 2018
    Release Number: BTS 33-18Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.0 percent in May from April, reaching a new all-time high after falling slightly in April. The May 2018 index level (135.6) was 43.0 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
  • June 25, 2018
    Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Download Excel TablesFreight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in April 2018:Most-used mode: Truck moved $65.7 billion of freight, up 15.3 percent compared to April 2017 Second mode: Rail moved $14.7 billion of freight, down 1.5 percent compared to April 2017 
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    June 25, 2018
    Monday, June 25, 2018DOT Announces Competition on Advancing Innovative Ways to Analyze Crash Data
  • June 19, 2018
    Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Download Excel Tables
  • June 18, 2018
    Results for All 21 Scheduled U.S. Passenger Airlines:After-tax net income$1.7 billion in 1Q 2018down from $5.1 billion in 4Q 2017down from $1.9 billion in 1Q 2017Pre-tax operating profit$2.6 billion in 1Q 2018down from $4.1 billion in 4Q 2017down from $3.3 billion in 1Q 2017Total operating revenue: $42.5 billion$33.1 billion from fares, 73.7 percent of total first-quarter operating revenue$1.1 billion in baggage fees, 2.6 percent of total operating revenue$661.9 million from reservation change fees, 1.6 percent of total operating revenueTotal operating expenses: $39.9 billionFuel costs accounted for $7.4 billion, 18.5 percent of total operating expensesLabor costs accounted for $13.5 billion, 33.9 percent of total operating expensesFees are included for calculations of net income, operating revenue and operating profit or loss.