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News Digest DOT 57-17

Friday, July 21, 2017

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 of which 67 were updated today. This quarter’s updates are Transportation System (U.S. Public Road and Street Mileage in the United States, Number of U.S. Aircraft, Vehicles and Vessels, U.S. Sales or Deliveries of New Aircraft, Vehicles and Vessels, Median Age of Automobiles and Trucks, Condition of U.S. Roadways, Class I Railroad Locomotive Fleet by Year Built, Roadway Vehicle-Miles Traveled (VMT), Passengers Boarded at the Top 50 U.S. Airports, Air Passenger Arrivals/Departures in the U.S, Top U.S. Foreign Trade Freight Gateways by Value of Shipments, Value of U.S. Land Exports to and Imports from Canada and Mexico by Mode, Passengers Denied Boarding, FAA-Cited Causes of Departure and En route Delays); Safety (Hazardous Materials Fatalities, Injuries, Accidents, and Property Damage Data, Transportation-Related Occupational Fatalities, Estimated Number of Lives Saved by Use of Restraints, Railroad Passenger Safety and Property Damage Data, Fatalities and Injuries of On-Duty Railroad Employees, Hazardous Liquid and Natural Gas Pipeline Safety); Economy (Producer Price Indices for Transportation and Warehousing Services and for Transportation Equipment, Wage and Salary Accruals per Full-Time Equivalent Employee by Transportation Industry); and Energy and the Environment (Domestic Demand for Refined Petroleum Products by Sector, U.S. Energy Consumption by the Transportation Sector, Domestic Demand for Gasoline by Mode, Air Carrier Fuel Consumption and Travel, Motor Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Travel, Light Duty Vehicle, Short Wheel Base and Motorcycle Fuel Consumption and Travel, Other 2-Axle 4-Tire Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Travel, Truck Fuel Consumption and Travel, Bus Fuel Consumption and Travel, Transit Industry Energy Consumption and Travel, Energy Intensity of Class I Railroad Freight Service). The next quarterly update is scheduled for October. NTS  contents are available on the BTS website.  Contact: Dave Smallen (202) 366-5568,