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  • October 29, 2018
    Date: Monday, October 29, 2018Contact:  pressoffice@dot.govWASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its October 2018 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on marketing and reporting air carrier data compiled for the month of August 2018.  The full consumer report and other aviation consumer matters of interest to the public can be found at http://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer.
  • News Digest:

    October 26, 2018
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced the five semi-finalists who are advancing to the next stage of its Solving for Safety Visualization Challenge.  The challenge, announced on June 14, seeks innovative analytical visualization tools that can improve safety on our nation’s road and rail systems. “These advanced applications show the potential for data-driven safety solutions that the Department wants to support,” said Under Secretary of Transportation Derek Kan.  “Combining new sources of data, new methods of data integration, and new means to visualize and communicate the insights from this data can help the Department provide tools to transportation professionals, public safety officials and the public that can save lives.”
  • October 24, 2018
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in August 2018:Most-used mode: Truck moved $66.6 billion of freight, up 5.7 percent compared to August 2017Second mode: Rail moved $15.5 billion of freight, up 5.5 percent compared to August 2017
  • News Digest:

    October 19, 2018
    Friday, October 19, 2018- National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data was updated today. NTS, updated quarterly, includes a wide range of national transportation information.
  • October 18, 2018
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.6 percent more workers in August 2018 than in August 2017:August’s 439,615 full-time equivalents (FTE), was the second highest monthly employment total since November 2004 (439,776 FTEs), down 0.9 percent from the highest monthly total in July 2018 (443,475).August was the 58th consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.

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