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

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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

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Truck 2002
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,915,973
Total top 5 gateways 4,567,704
Detroit, MI 1,670,565
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,208,095
Port Huron, MI 907,729
Blaine, WA 410,256
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 371,059
Rail 2002
Total U.S.-Canadian border (R) 1,824,976
Total top 5 gateways (R) 1,305,446
Port Huron, MI (R) 424,635
Detroit, MI 293,300
International Falls, MN 238,515
Portal, ND 199,637
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 149,359
Truck 2003
Total U.S.-Canadian border (R) 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
Rail 2003
Total U.S.-Canadian border (R) 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
Truck 2004
Total U.S.-Canadian border 6,882,466
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
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

KEY: R = revised.


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 unloaded railcars.


U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, June 2005. Based on the following primary data source: U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database, special tabulation (Washington, DC: 2005).