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E.g., 12/16/2017
  • October 12, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time monthly high in August, 1.5 percent higher than the previous highest level reached one month earlier in July, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The August 2017 index level (130.7) was 38.0 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • October 4, 2017
    U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $89.2 billion as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in July 2017 compared to July 2016, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
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    September 22, 2017
    Friday, September 22, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has submitted Fleet Composition of Rail Tank Cars That Transport Flammable Liquids:2013–2016, its first report to Congress measuring the industry-wide progress in manufacturing and modifying safer rail tank cars that transport flammable liquids.
  • September 20, 2017
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported an after-tax net profit of $4.7 billion in the second quarter of 2017, up from $1.9 billion in the first quarter and up from $4.6 billion in the second quarter of 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.  
  • September 19, 2017
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.5 percent more workers in July 2017 than in July 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. July was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) employment total (428,209) since January 2005 (430,780) and was the 45th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airlines' FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.

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