Table 1-52: U.S.-Canadian Border Land-Freight Gateways: Number of Incoming Truck or Rail Container Crossings

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Truck Container 2002
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,820,052
Total top 5 gateways 4,544,669
Detroit, MI 1,668,496
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,208,096
Port Huron, MI 907,291
Blaine, WA 409,786
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 351,000
Truck Container 2003
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,606,307
Total top 5 gateways 4,397,004
Detroit, MI 1,588,769
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,162,950
Port Huron, MI 927,740
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 378,783
Blaine, WA 338,762
Truck Container 2004
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,775,388
Total top 5 gateways 4,520,932
Detroit, MI 1,638,062
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,175,884
Port Huron, MI 947,907
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 381,434
Blaine, WA 377,645
Truck Container 2005
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,775,444
Total top 5 gateways 4,472,799
Detroit, MI 1,678,177
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,142,274
Port Huron, MI 924,776
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 374,524
Blaine, WA 353,048
Truck Container 2006
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,669,623
Total top 5 gateways 4,412,181
Detroit, MI 1,715,969
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,118,120
Port Huron, MI 833,711
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 391,541
Blaine, WA 352,840
Truck Container 2007
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,365,752
Total top 5 gateways 4,306,192
Detroit, MI 1,725,426
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 1,088,469
Port Huron, MI 770,282
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 366,059
Blaine, WA 355,956
Truck Container 2008
Total U.S.-Canadian border 5,782,214
Total top 5 gateways 3,827,225
Detroit, MI 1,482,250
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 981,329
Port Huron, MI 732,493
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 356,844
Blaine, WA 274,309
Truck Container 2009
Total U.S.-Canadian border 4,954,442
Total top 5 gateways 3,227,155
Detroit, MI 1,153,887
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 845,627
Port Huron, MI 623,549
Blaine, WA 310,962
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 293,130
Truck Container 2010
Total U.S.-Canadian border 5,311,147
Total top 5 gateways 3,528,927
Detroit, MI 1,388,797
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 898,485
Port Huron, MI 658,350
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 292,834
Blaine, WA 290,461
Truck Container 2011
Total U.S.-Canadian border 5,212,338
Total top 5 gateways 3,496,194
Detroit, MI 1,298,385
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 913,001
Port Huron, MI 665,194
Blaine, WA 335,956
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 283,658
Truck Container 2012
Total U.S.-Canadian border 5,375,673
Total top 5 gateways 3,614,963
Detroit, MI 1,397,518
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 929,620
Port Huron, MI 679,095
Blaine, WA 327,315
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 281,415
Rail Container 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 Container 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 Container 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 Container 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 Container 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 Container 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
Rail Container 2008
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,898,581
Total top 5 gateways 1,329,412
Port Huron, MI 426,661
International Falls, MN 335,442
Portal, ND 235,589
Detroit, MI 210,255
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 121,465
Rail Container 2009
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,553,416
Total top 5 gateways 1,115,410
Port Huron, MI 369,321
International Falls, MN 295,171
Portal, ND 194,884
Detroit, MI 155,283
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 100,751
Rail Container 2010
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,802,259
Total top 5 gateways 1,265,980
Port Huron, MI 390,777
International Falls, MN 348,086
Portal, ND 217,195
Detroit, MI 184,290
Blaine, WA 125,632
Rail Container 2011
Total U.S.-Canadian border 1,926,376
Total top 5 gateways 1,358,670
International Falls, MN 394,628
Port Huron, MI 391,482
Detroit, MI 217,204
Portal, ND 190,512
Blaine, WA 164,844
Rail Container 2012
Total U.S.-Canadian border 2,147,187
Total top 5 gateways 1,520,677
International Falls, MN 500,164
Port Huron, MI 397,670
Portal, ND 238,942
Detroit, MI 218,786
Blaine, WA 165,115

NOTES

Truck Container data represent the number of Truck container crossings, not the number of unique vehicles. Data are for both loaded and empty truck containers.

Rail Container data include 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://transborder.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/TBDR_BC/TB... of Apr. 10, 2013.