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National Transportation Statistics

"Screen capture of cover of the NTS 50th anniversary edition p.d.f."The National Transportation Statistics (NTS) is a collection of transportation data first published in November 1971. This year, BTS celebrates the first half-century of NTS with a commemorative publication. This 50th anniversary edition includes links to digitized versions of the entire NTS collection and is the first NTS volume available in print since 2018.

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Recently Updated Tables by Topic:

Physical Extent

  • U.S. Public Road and Street Mileage by Functional System (1-5)
  • Estimated U.S. Roadway Lane-Miles by Functional System (1-6, 1-6M)

Travel and Goods Movement

  • Roadway Vehicle-Miles Traveled (VMT) and VMT per Lane-Mile by Functional System (1-36, 1-36M)
  • U.S. Passenger-Miles (1-40, 1-40M)
  • Principal Means of Transportation to Work (1-41)
  • Tonnage of Top 50 U.S. Water Ports, Ranked by Total Tons (1-57)

Multimodal Safety

  • Distribution of Transportation Fatalities by Mode (2-4)

Government Finance

  • Federal, State, and Local Government Transportation-Related Revenues and Expenditures, Fiscal Year (millions of current dollars) (3-29)
  • Federal, State, and Local Government Transportation-Related Revenues and Expenditures, Fiscal Year (millions of chained 2012 dollars) (3-30)
  • Summary of Transportation Revenues and Expenditures from Own Funds and User Coverage, Fiscal Year (millions of current and chained 2012 dollars) (3-31)
  • Transportation Revenues by Level of Government and Mode, Fiscal Year (millions of current dollars) (3-32)
  • Transportation Revenues by Level of Government and Mode, Fiscal Year (millions of chained 2012 dollars) (3-33)
  • Transportation Expenditures by Level of Government and Mode from Own Funds, Fiscal Year (millions of current dollars) (3-35)
  • Transportation Expenditures by Level of Government and Mode from Own Funds, Fiscal Year (millions of chained 2012 dollars) (3-36)
  • Federal Transportation Transfers to State and Local Governments by Mode, Fiscal Year (millions of current dollars) (3-37)
  • Federal Transportation Transfers to State and Local Governments by Mode, Fiscal Year (millions of chained 2012 dollars) (3-38)

U.S. Transportation Section Energy Consumption

  • Overview of U.S. Petroleum Production, Imports, Exports, and Consumption (4-1)

Transportation Energy Consumption by Mode

  • Domestic Demand for Gasoline by Mode (4-7, 4-7M)

Water Pollution, Noise, and Solid Waste

  • Leaking Underground Storage Tank Releases and Cleanups (4-55)
  • Number of People Residing in Areas of Significant Noise Exposure Around U.S. Airports (4-57)