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Trucks transport 60.6 percent of trans-border freight in April

Jun 28, 2013

Trucks transport 60.6 percent of trans-border freight in April

Trucks carried 60.6 percent of the $99.0 billion of freight moved in April between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, according to data released from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The ...

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Freight shipments fall 1.2 percent in April

Jun 12, 2013

Freight shipments fall 1.2 percent in April

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried fell 1.2 percent in April, according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The data, from this month’s BTS Freight Transportation Services Index ...

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Trucks carried 60 percent of U.S.-NAFTA freight in March

May 29, 2013

Trucks carried 60 percent of U.S.-NAFTA freight in March

Trucks carried 60.0 percent of the $95.6 billion of freight moved in March 2013 between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, in March, according to data released today from the U.S. ...

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Freight shipments rise 0.3 percent in March

May 09, 2013

Freight shipments rise 0.3 percent in March

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried rose 0.3 percent in March, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The data, from this month’s BTS Freight Transportation Services Index ...

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Special freight transportation congressional panel holds first hearing

Apr 16, 2013

Special freight transportation congressional panel holds first hearing

The Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, a special congressional panel within the U.S. House of Representative's Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, will hold its first scheduled hearing on April 24. The panel, which will serve for a six-month period, is ...

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ARTBA to Obama: National rail plan needs dedicated funding, competitive bidding

Jun 09, 2010

A strategic rail plan being prepared by the U.S. Department of Transportation should propose dedicated financing mechanisms outside of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) to support high speed passenger rail, encourage open competition for work on all types of rail ...

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