BTS Issues Transportation Statistics Annual Report.
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), a part of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), today released Transportation Statistics Annual Report (TSAR) 2010. This 16th edition of a congressionally mandated report presents and analyzes data on safety, the state of good repair of the U.S. transportation system, economic competitiveness, livable communities, passenger expenditures, environmental sustainability, and how to improve transportation statistics. The Annual Highlights section focuses on recent U.S. Department of Transportation data collection and analysis, including surveys of state funding for public transportation, public satisfaction with transportation’s support of livable communities and environmental sustainability, and hazardous materials shipments. This section also reviews commercial aviation and the airline industry data reported by BTS’ Office of Airline Information (OAI). The entire report or individual sections may be downloaded from the BTS website.