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National Transportation Statistics

"Screen capture of cover of the NTS 50th anniversary edition p.d.f."The National Transportation Statistics (NTS) is a collection of transportation data first published in November 1971. This year, BTS celebrates the first half-century of NTS with a commemorative publication. This 50th anniversary edition includes links to digitized versions of the entire NTS collection and is the first NTS volume available in print since 2018.

View the 50th Anniversary NTS.

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Recently Updated Tables by Topic:


  • U.S. Airport Runway Pavement Conditions (1-25)

Multimodal Safety

  • Transportation Fatalities by Mode (2-1)
  • Highway-Rail Grade-Crossing Safety (2-5)

Transit Safety

  • Security Events of Crime by Transit Mode (2-38)

Railroad Safety

  • Railroad and Grade-Crossing Fatalities by Victim Class (2-39)
  • Railroad and Grade-Crossing Injured Persons by Victim Class (2-40)
  • Train Fatalities, Injuries, and Accidents by Type of Accident (2-41)
  • Railroad Passenger Safety Data (2-42)
  • Railroad System Safety and Property Damage Data (2-43)
  • Fatalities and Injuries of On-Duty Railroad Employees (2-44)

Water Safety

  • Waterborne Transportation Safety and Property Damage Data Related to Vessel Casualties (2-45)
  • Waterborne Transportation Safety Data not Related to Vessel Casualties (2-46)

Transportation and Consumer Expenditures

  • Average Cost of Owning and Operating an Automobile (3-17)

Transportation Sector Energy Consumption

  • Overview of U.S. Petroleum Production, Imports, Exports, and Consumption (4-1)

Transportation Energy Consumption by Mode

  • U.S. Government Energy Consumption by Agency and Source (4-19)

Air Pollution

  • Air Pollution Trends in Selected Metropolitan Statistical Areas (4-51)
  • Areas in Nonattainment of U.S. Ambient Air Quality Standards for Criteria Pollutants (4-52)

Metric Conversion Tables

  • U.S. Government Energy Consumption by Agency and Source (4-19M)