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Key Transportation Indicators: Transit Ridership, Four Other New Tables Added

Key Transportation Indicators: Transit Ridership, Four Other New Tables Added

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DOT 171-09
Dave Smallen
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Friday, October 23, 2009 - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today expanded its Key Transportation Indicators with the addition of new tables on Transit Ridership, U.S. Airline Load Factor, U.S. Airline Passengers, U.S. Airline Revenue Passenger Miles, and Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields. The new tables bring to 22 the total number of transportation indicators tracked by BTS. Indicators are drawn from BTS and other sources to provide timely, easily accessible information for the transportation community. BTS also updated the following tables as part of the Key Transportation Indicators update: Air Travel Price Index; Amtrak Revenue Passenger Miles; Amtrak Ridership; Domestic Airline Jet Fuel Prices; Highway Retail Diesel Prices; Highway Retail Gasoline Prices; Inland Waterway Commercial Vessel and Tow Delay; U.S. Major Air Carriers On-Time Performance; Personal Spending on Transportation; Rail Fuel Price; Rail Revenue Ton-Miles; Transportation Employment; Transportation Services Index; and U.S. Surface Trade U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico. Key Transportation Indicators are available at: http://www.bts.gov/publications/key_transportation_indicators/october_2009/index.html