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  • December 11, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.3% in October from September, rising after a one-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From October 2018 to October 2019, the index rose 0.5% compared to a rise of 6.8% from October 2017 to October 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
  • December 6, 2019
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a third-quarter 2019 after-tax net profit of $4.6 billion, the 26th consecutive quarterly after-tax profit, and a pre-tax operating profit of $6.4 billion, the 34th consecutive quarterly pre-tax profit.U.S. airline financial reports are filed quarterly with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). See the tables that accompany this release on the BTS website for additional third-quarter 2019 (Tables 1-6) financial results.
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    November 21, 2019
    Thursday, November 21, 2019 - National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a guide to historical national-level transportation trends was updated today.
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    November 21, 2019
    WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced University of Central Florida (UCF) as the winner of the Solving for Safety Visualization Challenge. The challenge is a $350,000 national, multistage competition seeking innovative analytical visualization tools to improve safety on our nation’s road and rail systems.“Safety is the Department’s top priority and the Solving for Safety Visualization Challenge, which the University of Central Florida won impressively, is part of ongoing efforts to save lives and prevent injuries,” said Secretary Elaine L. Chao.
  • November 19, 2019
    Transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) in September 2019:Total Transborder Freight: $101.4 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, down 0.2% compared to September 2018Most-used mode: Trucks moved $64.0 billion of freight, up 1.1% compared to September 2018Second mode: Railways moved $14.8 billion of freight, down 1.9% compared to September 2018

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