News Digest DOT 19-17
BTS’ National Transportation Statistics Updated - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data. NTS, updated quarterly, includes a wide range of national transportation information. NTS consists of more than 260 tables of national data on the transportation system, safety, the economy and energy and the environment, of which 40 were updated today. The next quarterly update is scheduled for April. NTS contents are available on the BTS website. Contact: Dave Smallen (202) 366-5568.
BTS Releases Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2016 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released the Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2016 (TSAR). The 21st edition of this congressionally-mandated report presents key transportation indicators along with an overview of the transportation system. It also includes data and statistics on passenger travel, freight movement, transportation and the economy, system reliability, safety, energy use and environmental impacts. In addition, the report focuses on closing data gaps and improving the ways in which transportation statistics are collected, compiled, analyzed, and published. TSAR is a report of the BTS director to the President and Congress. The complete report or individual sections may be downloaded directly from the BTS website. Printed copies are also available upon request via e-mail through firstname.lastname@example.org or online through the BTS Bookstore.