The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.7% to an all-time high in June from May, rising for the second consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From June 2021 to June 2022 the index rose 4.6% (Tables 1, 2, and...
The BTS Freight Indicators is a dashboard that puts more than 40 freight transportation statistics at your fingertips. From ports to trucks to rail, get weekly and monthly updates on the U.S. freight transportation system's capacity and performance.
The WCE Annual Report provides information on well control equipment (WCE) failures that occurred in the course of rig well operations in the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf during the calendar year. It is produced by the BTS SafeOCS program.
This article discusses gross domestic product (GDP)—a measure of economic activity—attributed to the demand for transportation relative to other goods and services. The contribution of transportation services to GDP is an alternative measure of transportation's direct contribution to the economy.