Table 1-44: U.S.-Canadian Border Land-Freight Gateways: 2000

Table 1-44: U.S.-Canadian Border Land-Freight Gateways: 2000

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  Number of truck or railcar crossings
Truck  
Total U.S.-Canadian border 7,048,128
Total top 5 gateways 4,714,339
Detroit, MI 1,769,389
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,198,085
Port Huron, MI 839,200
Blaine, WA 516,829
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 390,836
Rail  
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,594,837
Total top 5 gateways 1,169,034
Port Huron, MI 425,211
Detroit, MI 237,968
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 181,462
International Falls, MN 171,551
Portal, ND 152,842

NOTES:

Truck: Data represent the number of truck crossings, not the number of unique vehicles. Data are for both loaded and empty trucks.

Rail: Data includes both loaded and unloaded railcars.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, August 2001. Based on the following primary data source: U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database, special tabulation (Washington, DC: 2000).