Table 1-47: U.S.-Canadian Border Land-Freight Gateways: Number of Truck or Railcar Crossings, 2000-2001

Table 1-47: U.S.-Canadian Border Land-Freight Gateways: Number of Truck or Railcar Crossings, 2000-2001

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Truck 2000
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

 

Truck 2001
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,776,909
Total top 5 gateways 4,448,865
Detroit, MI 1,642,042
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,123,971
Port Huron, MI 828,802
Blaine, WA 471,731
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 382,319

 

Rail 2000
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

 

Rail 2001
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,779,345
Total top 5 gateways 1,277,982
Port Huron, MI 449,299
Detroit, MI 304,591
International Falls, MN 205,430
Portal, ND 168,137
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 150,525

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 2002. 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: 2001).