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Freight shipments rise 1.6% in March

May 15, 2014

Freight shipments rise 1.6% in March

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried rose 1.6 percent in March, according to preliminary data released Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The data, from this month’s BTS Freight Transportation ...

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Latest Highway Trust Fund Ticker update again predicts August shortfall

May 14, 2014

Latest Highway Trust Fund Ticker update again predicts August shortfall

The U.S. Department of Transportation maintains its projection that the Highway Trust Fund will shortfall in August, according to the latest update of the agency’s Highway Trust Fund Ticker. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx introduced the Ticker in January. It is designed ...

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U.S. DOT: Highway Trust Fund could shortfall in late August

Apr 16, 2014

U.S. DOT: Highway Trust Fund could shortfall in late August

In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) to shortfall as early as the end of August. The agency previously predicted a shortfall in late July. In the ticker ...

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Freight shipments rise 1.2% in February

Apr 11, 2014

Freight shipments rise 1.2% in February

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried was up 1.2 percent in February, according to data released Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The data, from this month’s BTS Freight Transportation ...

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Trans-border freight value rises 2.6% in 2013

Mar 21, 2014

Trans-border freight value rises 2.6% in 2013

The value of freight moved in 2013 between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, was up 2.6 percent in 2013, compared to 2012, according to data released by the U.S. Department ...

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Freight shipments fall 1% in December

Feb 13, 2014

Freight shipments fall 1% in December

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried fell 1.0 percent in December, according to data released Thursday from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The data, from this month’s BTS Freight Transportation Services ...

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Government spending bill includes $71.3 billion for DOT

Jan 17, 2014

Government spending bill includes $71.3 billion for DOT

Congress on Thursday passed a $1 trillion government spending bill for 2014, which includes a total of $71.3 billion for the Department of Transportation (DOT), our sister site Better Roads reports. The omnibus bill provides $17.8 billion in discretionary (optional) appropriations ...

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Freight shipments rise 1.2% in November

Jan 09, 2014

Freight shipments rise 1.2% in November

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

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Freight shipments fall 0.7% in October

Dec 11, 2013

Freight shipments fall 0.7% in October

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried fell 0.7 percent in October, according to data released Thursday from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The data, from this month’s BTS Freight Transportation Services ...

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Freight shipments rise 0.4% in August

Oct 18, 2013

Freight shipments rise 0.4% in August

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried rose 0.4 percent in August, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The data, from this month’s BTS Freight Transportation Services Index ...

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DOT, MSHA, EIA could reopen by end of this week

Oct 16, 2013

DOT, MSHA, EIA could reopen by end of this week

The federal government shutdown that began on October 1 --shutting down many agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation, as well as the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) -- may be nearing ...

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Some DOT operations suspended with government shutdown

Oct 01, 2013

Some DOT operations suspended with government shutdown

Some U.S. Department of Transportation operations have been suspended due to the federal government shutdown that began at 12:01 a.m. today, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The majority of the activities suspended cannot remain in operation ...

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