Appendix 1: Data Sources and Availability

Appendix 1: Data Sources and Availability

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Publication/database Source Website Tables Update available (approx.)
Air Carrier Activity Information System (ACAIS) U.S. DOT, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Airports http://www.faa.gov/airports_airtraffic/airports/planning_capacity/passenger_allcargo_stats/passenger/ 3-9 4th quarter
Air Carrier Statistics U.S. DOT, RITA, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information http://www.transtats.bts.gov/ 1-11, 1-12, 3-8, 4-6, 4-7 3rd quarter
Air Trends U.S. EPA, Office of Air and Radiation http://www.epa.gov/air/airtrends/index.html 7-7 4th quarter
Airport Data U.S. DOT, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aeronautical Information Services http://www.faa.gov/airports/airport_safety/ 1-10 Bimonthly
Alternative Fueling Stations U.S. DOE, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center http://www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/ 7-6 Monthly
Alternatives to Traditional Transportation Fuels U.S. DOE, Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Consumption and Efficiency Statistics http://www.eia.gov/renewable/ 7-5 4th quarter
American Community Survey U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/acs/www/ 4-1 3rd quarter
Boating Registration U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety http://www.uscgboating.org/ 5-6 2nd quarter
Boating Statistics U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety http://www.uscgboating.org 2-17, 2-18 4th quarter
Border Crossing/Entry Data U.S. DOT, RITA, Bureau of Transportation Statistics http://www.bts.gov/programs/international 3-12, 3-13, 3-14, 3-15, 3-16, 3-17, 3-18, 3-19, 3-20, 3-21, 3-22, 3-23, 4-9, 4-10, 4-11, 4-12, 4-13, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-20 2nd quarter
Commodity Flow Survey U.S. DOT, RITA, Bureau of Transportation Statistics http://www.bts.gov/publications/commodity_flow_survey/ 3-1, 3-2, 3-3 2007 (quinquennial)
County Business Patterns U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/index.html 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6 2nd quarter
Cruise Passenger Statistics U.S. DOT, Maritime Administration http://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and _statistics/Data_and _Statistics.htm 4-8 2nd quarter
Fatality Analysis Reporting System Encyclopedia U.S. DOT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Cats/index.aspx 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7, 2-8, 2-25, 2-26 4th quarter
Gasoline Prices by Formulation, Grade, Sales Type U.S. DOE, Energy Information Administration http://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/pet_pri_allmg_a_epm0_pta_dpgal_a.htm 6-11 4th quarter
General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Surveys U.S. DOT, Federal Aviation Administration http://www.faa.gov/data_statistics/aviation_data_statistics/general_aviation 5-7 1st quarter
Government Transportation Financial Statistics U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/govs/estimate/ 6-8, 6-9 3rd quarter
Hazmat Summary by State U.S. DOT, PHMSA, Office of Hazardous Material Safety http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/data-stats/incidents 2-19, 2-20 1st quarter
Highway Statistics U.S. DOT, Federal Highway Administration http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics.cfm 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 2-1, 4-2, 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 6-12, 7-4 1st quarter
Maritime Statistics U.S. DOT, Maritime Administration http://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and _statistics/Data_and _Statistics.htm 3-6, 3-7 3rd quarter
Maximum Posted Speed Limits for Passenger Vehicles Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institute http://www.iihs.org/laws/SpeedLimits.aspx 2-9 Monthly
Motor Carrier Management Information System U.S. DOT, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration http://ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/CrashProfile/CrashProfileMainNew.asp 2-25 Quarterly
Motorcycle and Bicycle Helmet Laws Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institute http://www.iihs.org/laws/HelmetUseCurrent.aspx 2-5 Monthly
National Bridge Inventory U.S. DOT, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Bridge Technology http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/nbi.htm 1-5, 1-6, 1-7 4th quarter
National Transit Database U.S. DOT, Federal Transit Administration http://www.ntdprogram.gov 1-8, 1-9, 2-16, 4-3, 4-4 3rd quarter
Overseas Visitors to Selected U.S. States and Territories and Overseas Visitors to Select U.S. Cities/Hawaiian Islands U.S. Dept. of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel & Tourism Industries http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/ 4-21, 4-22 2nd quarter
Pipeline Statistics U.S. DOT, PHMSA, Office of Pipeline Safety http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/pipeline 2-21, 2-22, 2-23 2nd quarter
Population Estimates U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/popest/index.html 2-1, 2-7, 2-26, 5-3, 7-3, 7-4 2nd quarter
Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report U.S. DOT, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Railway Safety http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety 2-10, 2-11, 2-12, 2-13, 2-14, 2-15 4th quarter
Railroads and States Association of American Railroads http://www.aar.org 1-13, 1-14, 3-4, 6-7 2nd quarter
Safety Belt Use U.S. DOT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/ 2-6 3rd quarter
Safety Belt Use Laws Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institute http://www.iihs.org/laws/SafetyBeltUse.aspx 2-4 Monthly
State Energy Data System U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration http://www.eia.gov/state/seds/seds-data-complete.cfm#consumption 7-1, 7-2, 7-3 2nd quarter
State Fact Sheets National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), News & Media http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer/Page/1241256467960/1237608345018 4-5 Annual
State Laws U.S. DOT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration http://www.distraction.gov/content/get-the-facts/state-laws.html 2-24 Regular
Survey of State Funding for Public Transportationt https://bookstore.transportation.org/item_details.aspx?ID=1588 as of Jul. 14, 2011. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials http://scopt.transportation.org/Pages/MTAPPublications.aspx 6-10 2nd quarter
Toll Facilities in the United States: Bridges-Roads-Tunnels-Ferries U.S. DOT, Federal Highway Administration http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/tollpage.htm 1-3 Biannual
Transborder Surface Freight Data U.S. DOT, RITA, Bureau of Transportation Statistics http://www.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/ 3-10, 3-11, 3-24 1st quarter
U.S. Civil Airmen Statistics U.S. DOT, Federal Aviation Administration http://www.faa.gov/data_research/aviation_data_statistics/civil_airmen_statistics/ 5-8 3rd quarter
Urban Mobility Report Texas Transportation Institute http://mobility.tamu.edu/ums/ 5-5 3rd quarter
USA Trade Online U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau https://www.usatradeonline.gov/ 3-24 Regular
Waterborne Commerce in the United States U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Navigation Data Center http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/ndc/wcsc/wcsc.htm 1-15, 1-16, 3-5, 3-24 4th quarter

KEY: PHMSA = Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration; MARAD = Maritime Administration; RITA = Research and Innovative Technology Administration; U.S. DOE = U.S. Department of Energy; U.S. DOT = U.S. Department of Transportation; U.S. EPA = U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.