Table 1-48: U.S.-Canadian Border Land-Freight Gateways: Number of Truck or Rail Container Crossings

Table 1-48: U.S.-Canadian Border Land-Freight Gateways: Number of Truck or Rail Container Crossings

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Truck 2002
Total U.S.-Canadian border (R) 6,915,973
Total top 5 gateways 4,567,704
Detroit, MI 1,670,565
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,208,095
Port Huron, MI 907,729
Blaine, WA 410,256
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 371,059
Truck 2003
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,728,228
Total top 5 gateways 4,478,405
Detroit, MI 1,634,319
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,162,961
Port Huron, MI 928,074
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 387,962
Blaine, WA 365,089
Truck 2004
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,903,882
Total top 5 gateways 4,591,686
Detroit, MI 1,701,452
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,175,254
Port Huron, MI 945,962
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 397,317
Blaine, WA 371,701
Truck 2005
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,783,944
Total top 5 gateways 4,553,263
Detroit, MI 1,745,318
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,142,411
Port Huron, MI 922,401
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 388,869
Blaine, WA 354,264
Truck 2006
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,649,249
Total top 5 gateways 4,499,055
Detroit, MI 1,770,008
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,117,789
Port Huron, MI 835,927
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 409,372
Blaine, WA 365,959
Truck 2007
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,559,263
Total top 5 gateways 4,457,219
Detroit, MI 1,773,465
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,088,438
Port Huron, MI 770,282
Blaine, WA 438,001
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 387,033
Rail 2002
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,824,976
Total top 5 gateways 1,305,446
Port Huron, MI 424,635
Detroit, MI 293,300
International Falls, MN 238,515
Portal, ND 199,637
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 149,359
Rail 2003
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,868,245
Total top 5 gateways 1,333,244
Port Huron, MI 458,551
Detroit, MI 254,688
International Falls, MN 252,699
Portal, ND 217,390
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 149,916
Rail 2004
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,950,909
Total top 5 gateways 1,346,724
Port Huron, MI 474,175
International Falls, MN 259,165
Detroit, MI 234,823
Portal, ND 224,896
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 153,665
Rail 2005
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,940,557
Total top 5 gateways 1,325,479
Port Huron, MI 457,275
International Falls, MN 251,118
Portal, ND 231,832
Detroit, MI 231,482
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 153,772
Rail 2006
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,923,787
Total top 5 gateways 1,333,105
Port Huron, MI 445,269
International Falls, MN 282,784
Portal, ND 244,988
Detroit, MI 218,963
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 141,101
Rail 2007
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,939,876
Total top 5 gateways 1,347,207
Port Huron, MI 466,569
International Falls, MN 290,852
Portal, ND 242,220
Detroit, MI 213,777
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 133,789

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 empty rail containers.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Border Crossing/Entry Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/itt/ as of December 2008.