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Appendix B: Data Sources and Availability

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Publication/databaseSourceWebsiteTablesUpdate available (approx.)
Air Carrier Activity Information System (ACAIS)U.S. DOT, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Airportshttp://www.faa.gov/airports_airtraffic/airports/planning_capacity/passenger_allcargo_stats/passenger/3-94th quarter
Air Carrier StatisticsU.S. DOT, RITA, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Informationhttp://www.transtats.bts.gov/1-11, 1-12, 3-8, 4-6, 4-73rd quarter
Air TrendsU.S. EPA, Office of Air and Radiationhttp://www.epa.gov/air/airtrends/index.html7-74th quarter
Airport DataU.S. DOT, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aeronautical Information Serviceshttp://www.faa.gov/airports/airport_safety/1-10Bimonthly
Alternative Fueling StationsU.S. DOE, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Centerhttp://www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/7-6Monthly
Alternatives to Traditional Transportation FuelsU.S. DOE, Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Consumption and Efficiency Statisticshttp://www.eia.gov/renewable/7-54th quarter
American Community SurveyU.S. Census Bureauhttp://www.census.gov/acs4-13rd quarter
Boating RegistrationU.S. Coast Guard, Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safetyhttp://www.uscgboating.org/5-62nd quarter
Boating StatisticsU.S. Coast Guard, Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safetyhttp://www.uscgboating.org2-17, 2-184th quarter
Border Crossing/Entry DataU.S. DOT, RITA, Bureau of Transportation Statisticshttp://www.bts.gov/programs/international3-12, 3-13, 3-14, 3-15, 3-16, 3-17, 3-18, 3-19, 3-20, 3-21, 3-22, 3-23, 4-9, 4-10, 4-11, 4-12, 4-13, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 4-202nd quarter
Commodity Flow SurveyU.S. DOT, RITA, Bureau of Transportation Statisticshttp://www.bts.gov/publications/commodity_flow_survey/3-1, 3-2, 3-32007 (quinquennial)
County Business PatternsU.S. Census Bureauhttp://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/index.html6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-62nd quarter
Cruise Passenger StatisticsU.S. DOT, Maritime Administrationhttp://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Statistics.htm4-82nd quarter
Fatality Analysis Reporting System EncyclopediaU.S. DOT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administrationhttp://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Cats/index.aspx2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7, 2-8, 2-25, 2-264th quarter
Gasoline Prices by Formulation, Grade, Sales TypeU.S. DOE, Energy Information Administrationhttp://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/pet_pri_allmg_a_epm0_pta_dpgal_a.htm6-114th quarter
General Aviation and Part 135 Activity SurveysU.S. DOT, Federal Aviation Administrationhttp://www.faa.gov/data_research/aviation_data_statistics/general_aviation/5-71st quarter
Government Transportation Financial StatisticsU.S. DOT, RITA, Bureau of Transportation Statisticshttp://www.bts.gov/archive/publications/government_transportation_financial_statistics/index6-8, 6-93rd quarter
Hazmat Summary by StateU.S. DOT, PHMSA, Office of Hazardous Material Safetyhttp://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/data-stats/incidents2-19, 2-201st quarter
Highway StatisticsU.S. DOT, Federal Highway Administrationhttp://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics.cfm1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 2-1, 4-2, 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 6-12, 7-41st quarter
Maritime StatisticsU.S. DOT, Maritime Administrationhttp://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Statistics.htm3-6, 3-73rd quarter
Maximum Posted Speed Limits for Passenger VehiclesInsurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institutehttp://www.iihs.org/laws/SpeedLimits.aspx2-9Monthly
Motor Carrier Management Information SystemU.S. DOT, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrationhttp://ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/CrashProfile/CrashProfileMainNew.asp2-25Quarterly
Motorcycle and Bicycle Helmet LawsInsurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institutehttp://www.iihs.org/laws/HelmetUseCurrent.aspx2-5Monthly
National Bridge InventoryU.S. DOT, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Bridge Technologyhttp://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/nbi.cfm1-5, 1-6, 1-74th quarter
National Transit DatabaseU.S. DOT, Federal Transit Administrationhttp://www.ntdprogram.gov1-8, 1-9, 2-16, 4-3, 4-43rd quarter
Overseas Visitors to Selected U.S. States and Territories and Overseas Visitors to Select U.S. Cities/Hawaiian IslandsU.S. Dept. of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel & Tourism Industrieshttp://tinet.ita.doc.gov/4-21, 4-222nd quarter
Pipeline StatisticsU.S. DOT, PHMSA, Office of Pipeline Safetyhttp://www.phmsa.dot.gov/pipeline2-21, 2-22, 2-232nd quarter
Population EstimatesU.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureauhttp://www.census.gov/popest/index.html2-1, 2-7, 2-26, 5-3, 7-3, 7-42nd quarter
Railroad Safety Statistics Annual ReportU.S. DOT, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Railway Safetyhttp://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety2-10, 2-11, 2-12, 2-13, 2-14, 2-154th quarter
Railroads and StatesAssociation of American Railroadshttp://www.aar.org1-13, 1-14, 3-4, 6-72nd quarter
Safety Belt UseU.S. DOT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administrationhttp://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/2-63rd quarter
Safety Belt Use LawsInsurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institutehttp://www.iihs.org/laws/SafetyBeltUse.aspx2-4Monthly
State Energy Data SystemU.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administrationhttp://www.eia.gov/state/seds/seds-data-complete.cfm#consumption7-1, 7-2, 7-32nd quarter
State Fact SheetsNational Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), News & Mediahttp://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?c=Page&pagename=am%2FLayout&cid=12460419804324-5Annual
State LawsU.S. DOT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administrationhttp://www.distraction.gov/content/get-the-facts/state-laws.html2-24Regular
Survey of State Funding for Public Transportationt https://bookstore.transportation.org/item_details.aspx?ID=1588 as of Jul. 14, 2011.American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officialshttp://scopt.transportation.org/Pages/MTAPPublications.aspx6-102nd quarter
Toll Facilities in the United States: Bridges-Roads-Tunnels-FerriesU.S. DOT, Federal Highway Administrationhttp://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/tollpage.htm1-3Biannual
Transborder Surface Freight DataU.S. DOT, RITA, Bureau of Transportation Statisticshttp://www.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/3-10, 3-11, 3-241st quarter
U.S. Civil Airmen StatisticsU.S. DOT, Federal Aviation Administrationhttp://www.faa.gov/data_research/aviation_data_statistics/civil_airmen_statistics/5-83rd quarter
Urban Mobility ReportTexas Transportation Institutehttp://mobility.tamu.edu/ums/5-53rd quarter
USA Trade OnlineU.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureauhttps://usatrade.census.gov/3-24Regular
Waterborne Commerce in the United StatesU.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Navigation Data Centerhttp://www.navigationdatacenter.us/1-15, 1-16, 3-5, 3-244th quarter

KEY: PHMSA = Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration; MARAD = Maritime Administration; RITA = Research and Innovative Technology Administration; U.S. DOE = U.S. Department

Updated: Tuesday, November 28, 2017