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Thursday, July 30, 2015

May 2015 North American Freight Numbers
The value of U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $92.7 billion in May 2015 as all modes carried less U.S.-NAFTA freight than in May 2014, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Geographic Databases for 2015
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics released the 2015 edition of the National Transportation Atlas Databases (NTAD) this week.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

May 2015 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.6 percent more workers in May 2015 than in May 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Friday, July 17, 2015

National Transportation Statistics Updated
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

April 2015 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
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 82.8 percent in April, seasonally adjusted, declining for the second consecutive month.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

May 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.8 percent in May from April, seasonally-adjusted, rising after one month of decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Submission of Audit Reports-Part 248
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of currently approved collections.
 

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Reporting Required for International Civil Aviation Organization
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of currently approved collections.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Report of Extension of Credit to Political Candidates
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request, abstracted below, is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget for extension of currently approved reporting requirement.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Airlines Report Fourteen Tarmac Delays Over Three Hours on Domestic Flights, Two Tarmac Delays Longer Than Four Hours on International Flights in May
Airlines reported 14 tarmac delays of more than three hours on domestic flights and two tarmac delays of more than four hours on international flights in May, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Part 249 Preservation of Records
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics invites the general public, industry and other governmental parties to comment on the continuing need for and usefulness of BTS requiring certificated air carriers to preserve accounting records, consumer complaint letters, reservation reports and records, system reports of aircraft movements, etc.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

April 2015 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $93.3 billion in April 2015 as all modes but air carried less U.S.-NAFTA freight than in April 2014, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Monday, June 22, 2015

1st Quarter 2015 Airline Financial Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported an after-tax net profit of $3.1 billion in the first quarter of 2015, up from $241 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 and up from $507 million in the first quarter of 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Multimodal Transportation Indicators – June 2015
This report provides a broad range of quarterly, monthly, and weekly statistics for the transportation community.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

April 2015 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.4 percent more workers in April 2015 than in April 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Commodity Flow Survey Microdata
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau released a public use microdata product from the 2012 Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) on Monday.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Airline Service Quality Performance—Part 234
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics invites the general public, industry and other governmental parties to comment on the continuing need for—and usefulness of—DOT requiring large certificated air carriers to file ‘‘On-Time Flight Performance Reports’’ and ‘‘Mishandled-Baggage Reports’’ pursuant to 14 CFR 234.4 and 234.6.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Confidential Business Information Reporting Requirements—BTS’ Response to Public Comments
Pursuant to the Department’s regulations, certain air carriers are required to file BTS Schedule B–7 (Airframe and Aircraft Engine Acquisitions and Retirements) and Schedule B–43 (Inventory of Airframes and Aircraft Engines).

Friday, June 12, 2015

March 2015 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
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 83.5 percent in March, seasonally-adjusted, declining after rising for three consecutive months.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

April On-Time Performance  Up, Cancellations Down From Previous Year, March 2015
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 81.8 percent in April, up from both the 79.6 percent on-time rate in April 2014 and the 78.7 percent mark in March 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

April 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 1.8 percent in April from March, declining after an increase in the previous month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

March 2015 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $96.1 billion in March 2015 as three out of five transportation modes – air, rail, and truck – carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in March 2014, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

March 2015 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 390,841 workers in March 2015, 1.9 percent more than in March 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

February 2015 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
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 – rose to 84.2 percent in February, seasonally adjusted,  reaching its highest level since February 2014.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

March 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.7 percent in March from February, rising after a one-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Intelligent Transportation Systems Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture Workshop; Notice of Public Meeting
In continuation of ITS Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA) efforts, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Intelligent Transportation System Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) will present and seek input on the latest results of its Connected Vehicle architecture developments and standards analysis at a workshop in Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 10-12, 2015.

Monday, May 11, 2015

March 2015 Complaints About Airline Service Up From Previous Year And February 2015
Airline consumer complaints filed with DOT’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division in March 2015 were up 55.1 percent from March 2014 and up 27.2 percent from February 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Monday, May 4, 2015

2014 Airline Financial Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a net profit of $7.5 billion in 2014 down, from $12.2 billion in 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

4th-Quarter 2014 Air Fare Data
The average domestic air fare increased to $393 in the fourth quarter of 2014, up 2.0 percent from $385 in the fourth quarter of 2013, adjusted for inflation (Table 1), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Friday, April 24, 2015

National Transportation Statistics Updated
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

February 2015 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 388,983 workers in February 2015, 1.8 percent more than in February 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

February 2015 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $85.7 billion in February 2015 as two out of five transportation modes – air and truck – carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in February 2014, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by theU.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology; Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics; Notice of Meeting
This notice announces a meeting of the Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics (ACTS). The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 19th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. E.S.T. at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Room E37-302, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Washington, DC.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Report of Extension of Credit to Political Candidates-Form 183
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics invites the general public, industry and other governmental parties to comment on the continuing need and usefulness of BTS collecting reports from air carriers on the aggregated indebtedness balance of a political candidate or party for Federal office.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Reporting Required for International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics invites the general public, industry and other governmental parties to comment on the continuing need and usefulness of BTS collecting supplemental data for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Submission of Audit Reports-Part 248.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics invites the general public, industry and other governmental parties to comment on the continuing need for and usefulness of BTS requiring U.S. large certificated air carriers to submit two true and complete copies of its annual audit that is made by an independent public accountant.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

January 2015 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
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 – was 83.0 percent in January, unchanged from December, seasonally adjusted (Table 1).

Friday, April 10, 2015

Transportation Statistics Annual Report
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released the Transportation Statistics Annual Report (TSAR).

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Airlines Report Sixteen Tarmac Delays Over Three Hours on Domestic Flights, Eight Tarmac Delays Longer Than Four Hours on International Flights in February
Airlines reported 16 tarmac delays of more than three hours on domestic flights and eight tarmac delays of more than four hours on international flights in February, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

February 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 1.7 percent in February from January, falling after a minimal rise in January, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

January 2015 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $89.3 billion in January 2015 as three out of five transportation modes – rail, truck, and air – carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in January 2014, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Summary 2014 U.S.-Based Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines and foreign airlines serving the United States carried an all-time high of 848.1 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in 2014, 2.5 percent more than in 2013 and 1.2 percent more than the previous record-high of 838.4 million reached in 2007.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Accounting and Reporting Directive #317: Clarification Regarding Access to Restricted Confidential Origin and Destination Survey Data
This directive seeks to clarify the limited disclosure of the Origin and Destination Survey data, referencing 14 CFR Part 241, Section 19-7(d)(4) to include new wording to clearly state access is limited to U.S. citizens and non-citizens who are serving as an intermediary for a user who is a U.S. citizen.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

January 2015 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 386,544 workers in January 2015, 1.2 percent more than in January 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

2014 North American Freight Numbers
Four of five transportation modes – truck, rail, pipeline, and vessel – carried more U.S. freight with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico by value in 2014 than in 2013 as the overall value of freight on all modes rose 4.5 percent in current dollars to $1.2 trillion, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Monday, March 16, 2015

January 2015 On-Time Performance Up from Previous Year, December 2014
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 76.8 percent in January, up from both the 67.7 percent on-time rate in January 2014 and the 75.3 percent mark in December 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

December 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
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 – rose to 83.0 percent, seasonally adjusted,  in December from November, increasing after a one month decline.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

January 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.2 percent in January from December, declining for the second consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Friday, February 27, 2015

State Transportation by the Numbers Profiles
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released the State Transportation by the Numbers Profiles 2014 – two-page collections of transportation information for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Accounting and Reporting Directive #316: Calculating Available Capacity
The Department collects and uses traffic, operational and capacity data reported on Schedules T-100 and T-100(f) to administer its aviation program responsibilities.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Multimodal Transportation Indicators – February 2015
This report provides a broad range of quarterly, monthly, and weekly statistics for the transportation community.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

December 2014 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $95.8 billion in December 2014 as four out of five transportation modes – truck, rail, air, and pipeline – carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in December 2013, according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

December 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 386,219 workers in December 2014, 1.4 percent more than in December 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Treatment of Confidential Commercial Information
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is seeking comments on whether airframe and aircraft engine cost information from major U.S. airlines should be made public or should remain confidential.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

November 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
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 November, seasonally adjusted,  after remaining virtually unchanged for four consecutive months.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

December 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, was virtually unchanged in December from November, failing to rise after five consecutive months of increases, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Lowest Numbers of Tarmac Delays on Record in 2014
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that in calendar year 2014, airlines reported the lowest number of tarmac delays longer than three hours on record.

Friday, January 30, 2015

National Transportation Statistics Updated
Friday, January 30, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data.

Friday, January 30, 2015

3rd-Quarter 2014 Air Fare Data
The average domestic air fare of $396 in the third quarter of 2014 was virtually the same as the average fare in the third quarter of 2013, adjusted for inflation, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

November 2014 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $96.3 billion in November 2014 as two transportation modes – truck and pipeline – carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in November 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by theU.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Federal Register Notice: Agency Information Collection: Activity Under OMB Review: Report of Financial and Operating Statistics for Large Certificated Air Carriers
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of a currently approved collection.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

November 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 386,912 workers in November 2014, 1.5 percent more than in November 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Pocket Guide to Transportation 2015
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has published the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2015  – a quick reference guide to significant transportation statistics.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

October 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
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 rose to 83.4 percent in October, seasonally adjusted,  after having remained virtually unchanged at 83.3 percent for two months.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

November 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.8 percent in November from October, rising for the fifth consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

November 2014 Flight Cancellations Slightly Down From Previous Year, Month
The nation’s largest airlines canceled 0.9 percent of their scheduled domestic flights in November, an improvement over both the 1.0 percent cancellation rate posted in November 2013 and the 1.1 percent rate in October 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Transportation in the United States 2013
This publication contains analysis taken from the BTS Transportation Statistics Annual Report. A comprehensive, extended time series for much of the data presented in this report are included in the National Transportation Statistics.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Pocket Guide to Transportation 2015
This publication is a quick reference guide to significant transportation statistics.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

October 2014 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $108.2 billion in October 2014 as three transportation modes – air, rail, and trucks – carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in October 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Multimodal Transportation Indicators - December 2014
This report provides a broad range of quarterly, monthly, and weekly statistics for the transportation community.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

October 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 384,700 workers in October 2014, 0.9 percent more than in October 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Monday, December 15, 2014

3rd Quarter 2014 Airline Financial Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a net profit of $3.1 billion in the third quarter of 2014, down from $3.6 billion in the second quarter and virtually unchanged from $3.1 billion in the third quarter of 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

September 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 59.9 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in September 2014, 3.0 percent more than in September 2013.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

October On-Time Performance Slightly Down From September 2014
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 80.0 percent in October, down from the 81.1 percent mark in September 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

October 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.3 percent in October from September, rising for the fourth consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

2012 Commodity Flow Survey Final Estimates
Final estimates from the 2012 Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau, show that the nation’s manufacturing and wholesale establishments, mines, and mail-order houses shipped 11.3 billion tons of raw material and finished goods, valued at $13.9 trillion, and accounting for nearly 3.0 trillion ton-miles during 2012.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Research Confirms Transportation Index as Leading Indicator
The Transportation Services Indexes  (TSI) are leading indicators of  economic cycles, according to new research released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

September 2014 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $102.2 billion in September 2014 as all five major transportation modes – air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks – carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in September 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Friday, November 21, 2014

North American Transportation Statistics
New three-country data was added to the North American Transportation Statistics (NATS) Online Database in this week’s 10th annual website update.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

September 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 384,439 workers in September 2014, 1.1 percent more than in September 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Federal Register Notice: Agency Information Collection: Activity Under OMB Review: Report of Financial and Operating Statistics for Large Certificated Air Carriers
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics invites the general public, industry and other governmental parties to comment on the continuing need for and usefulness of BTS collecting financial data from large certificated air carriers.

Monday, November 17, 2014

August 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 69.3 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in August 2014, 2.4 percent more than in August 2013.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Highlights of Ferry Operators in the United States
This report highlights the findings of the 2010 National Census of Ferry Operators.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

September 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.3 percent in September from August, rising for the third consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Airline Consumer Complaints Up From Previous Year
Airline consumer complaints filed with DOT’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division during the first nine months of this year were up 18.2 percent from the first nine months of 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

2nd-Quarter 2014 Air Fare Data
The average domestic air fare increased to $396 in the second quarter of 2014, up 2.5 percent from the average fare of $386 in the second quarter of 2013, adjusted for inflation (Table 1), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.
 

Friday, October 24, 2014

Multimodal Transportation Indicators - October 2014
This report provides a broad range of quarterly, monthly, and weekly statistics for the transportation community.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

August 2014 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $100.6 billion in August 2014 as all five major transportation modes – air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks – carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in August 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Federal Register Notice: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics; Notice of Meeting
This notice announces a meeting of the Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics (ACTS) on Wednesday, November 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. E.S.T. at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Room E37-302, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Washington, DC

Monday, October 20, 2014

August 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 384,478 workers in August 2014, 1.0 percent more than in August 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Friday, October 17, 2014

National Transportation Statistics Updated
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data. NTS, updated quarterly, includes a wide range of national transportation information.

Friday, October 17, 2014

July 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 71.8 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in July 2014, 3.8 percent more than in July 2013.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Directive for 2015 Airline On-Time Reporting
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today issued its annual directive detailing the requirements for the reporting of airline on-time data for calendar year 2015.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

August Airline On-Time Performance Down From Previous Year, Up From July
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 77.7 percent in August, down from the 78.8 percent on-time rate in August 2013, but up from the 75.6 percent mark in July 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

August 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.6 percent in August from July, rising for the second consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Passenger Travel Facts and Figures 2014
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released Passenger Travel Facts and Figures 2014, a snapshot of the characteristics and trends of personal travel in the United States; the network over which passenger travel takes place; and the related economic, safety, and environmental implications.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

North American Freight Numbers July 2014
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $101.1 billion in July 2014 as all five major transportation modes – air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks – carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in July 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by theU.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Monday, September 22, 2014

2nd Quarter 2014 Airline Financial Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a net profit of $3.6 billion in the second quarter of 2014, up from $507 million in the first quarter of 2014 and $2.2 billion in the second quarter of 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Friday, September 19, 2014

State Transportation Statistics 2014 with Mapping Application
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released the 2014 State Transportation Statistics (STS) – a web-only reference guide to transportation data for the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

July 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 386,243 workers in July 2014, 1.3 percent more than in July 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Monday, September 15, 2014

June 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 68.6 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in June 2014, 2.2 percent more than in June 2013.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

July Airline On-Time Performance Up, Cancellations Down From Previous Year, June
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 75.6 percent in July, up from both the 73.1 percent on-time rate in July 2013 and the 71.8 percent mark in June 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

July 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.9 percent in July from June, rising after a one-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

June 2014 North American Freight Numbers
U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $103.0 billion in June 2014 as all five major transportation modes – air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks – carried more freight by value in June 2014 than in June 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

U.S. Freight on the Move: Highlights from the 2012 Commodity Flow Survey Preliminary Data
Nearly 11.7 billion tons of freight, valued at $13.6 trillion, was transported about 3.3 trillion ton-miles in the United States in 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).  In a special report released today, this and other highlights from the preliminary release of the 2012 Commodity Survey are provided for establishments in manufacturing, wholesale trade, mining and other selected industries.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Multimodal Transportation Indicators - August 2014
This report provides a broad range of quarterly, monthly, and weekly statistics for the transportation community.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

June 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 385,475 workers in June 2014, 1.0 percent more than in June 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

May 2014 U.S. Airline Traffic Data
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines carried 65.8 million systemwide (domestic + international) scheduled service passengers in May 2014, 1.5 percent more than in May 2013.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

June 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, declined 0.9 percent in June from May, falling after four consecutive monthly increases, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Journal of Transportation and Statistics Volume 10 Number 1
Paper titles in this journal are the following: Modeling School Bus Crashes Using Zero-Inflated Model; Crash Injuries in Four Midwestern States: Comparison to Regional Estimates; Investigation of the Impact of Corner Clearance on Urban Intersection Crash Occurrence; Application of the Bayesian Model Averaging in Predicting Motor Vehicle Crashes; Lane Width Crash Modification Factors for Curb-and-Gutter Asymmetric Multilane Roadways: Statistical Modeling; A Multidimensional Clustering Algorithm for Studying Fatal Road Crashes.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Airlines Report No Tarmac Delays Over Three Hours on Domestic Flights, One Tarmac Delay Longer Than Four Hours on an International Flight in June
Airlines reported no tarmac delays of more than three hours on domestic flights and one tarmac delay of more than four hours on an international flight in June, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.