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U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Freight Gateways: Number of Incoming Truck or Rail Container Crossings

Dataset Table:

2002 2003 2004 1
Truck Container - Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,434,441 Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,293,226 Total U.S.-Mexican border 2
Total top 5 gateways 3,556,930 Total top 5 gateways 3,444,994 Total top 5 gateways 3
Laredo, TX 1,437,580 Laredo, TX 1,345,099 Laredo, TX 4
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 726,318 Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 711,526 Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 5

Embedded Dataset Excel:

Dataset Excel:



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. 


KEY: R = revised.


U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Border Crossing/Entry Data, available at of Mar. 10, 2020.