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News Digest DOT 104-14

BTS Releases North American Transportation Statistics. New data was added to the North American Transportation Statistics (NATS) Online Database in this week’s 10th annual website update. The database, a product of the North American Transportation Statistics Interchange, contains comparable transportation-related data available from the United States, Canada, and Mexico in a one-stop online resource.

August Airline On-Time Performance Down From Previous Year, Up From July

WASHINGTON – The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 77.7 percent in August, down from the 78.8 percent on-time rate in August 2013, but up from the 75.6 percent mark in July 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

In addition, the reporting carriers canceled 1.2 percent of their scheduled domestic flights in August, up from the 1.0 percent cancellation rate posted in August 2013, but down from the 1.6 percent rate in July 2014.

News Digest 85-14

BTS Releases State Transportation Statistics 2014 with Mapping Application. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released the 2014 State Transportation Statistics (STS) – a web-only reference guide to transportation data for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. STS 2014 includes a wide range of state-by-state information.