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Freight-Related Databases in the United States, Canada, and Mexico 5-7

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Freight-Related Databases in the United States, Canada, and Mexico Table 5.1. Economic databases. Update Source Modes Description/Attributes Cycle Geographic Coverage Agency Availability Regional Economic All Base economic information for U.S. regions Every 10 U.S. Totals, States, Basic U.S. Department of REIS CD-ROM version, Information System outside Florida, including population, years, years Economic Analysis (BEA) Commerce, BEA available for purchase (REIS) employment by Standard Industrial ending in 0 regions, metropolitan Classification (SIC) code, housing statistical areas (MSAs), and construction, tourism, and sales by Counties business group data Statistical Abstract All National-level overviews of Freight Annual U.S. Totals, States, Cities, Census Bureau, Data Users Print version, available for of the United States Statistics, including operation costs, fuel Metropolitan Areas Service Division purchase consumption, employment, and revenue data

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Table 5.2. Socioeconomic databases. Description/ Cycle Source Modes Attributes Update Geographic Coverage Agency Availability Census All Base year populations and households for Every 10 U.S. Totals, State, County, U.S. Department of CD-ROM version, contact Transportation analysis zones outside Florida years, years Places with more than 2,500 Commerce, Census Bureau state/local agencies for free Planning Package ending in 0 persons copy (CTTP) County Business All SIC Employment Data Annual U.S. Totals, State, and County U.S. Census Bureau www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/ Patterns view/cbpview.html National Income All Consumption Information for U.S. Annual U.S. Totals U.S. Department of Diskette version, free of and Product Commerce, BEA charge Account (NIPA) BEA Regional All National projections of employment by Annual U.S. Totals and State U.S. Department of Diskette version, available for Projections to 2045 industry type Commerce, BEA purchase Annual Survey of All Additional employment data and value of Annual U.S. Totals U.S. Department of http://www.census.gov/mc Manufactures goods shipped by type of goods Commerce, Census Bureau, d/asmhome.html Manufacturing and Construction Survey of All Employment data for Eastern and Western Annual Canada, the province and Statistics Canada, Labor Print version, available free Employment, Canadian regions territories Division of charge Payroll and Hours Trends in All Base occupation and industry data for No specific Canada Statistics Canada, Census Print version, available for Occupation and Canadian regions pattern Operations Division, Census purchase Industry of Population Covered All General employment data (number of Annual U.S. Totals, State, and County Department of Labor, Bureau Print and CD-ROM versions, Employment and employees, revenues, and wages by of Labor Statistics available for free from Wages (ES-202) employment type) Florida DOT Programs Current All General employment data (number of Annual U.S. Totals, fewer details for U.S. Department of Labor, http://stats.bls.gov/data/ho Employment employees, revenues, and wages by states Bureau of Labor Statistics me.htm Statistics employment type) Census of All Employment and manufacturing industries Every five U.S. Totals, State, and Local U.S. Department of http://www.census.gov/eco Manufacturers statistics as well as quantity and value of years, years Geography Commerce, Census Bureau n/www/mancen.html material consumed and products shipped ending in 2 and 7 Info USA All Employment by industry using refined SIC Weekly U.S. Totals, State, Districts, Info USA Database version, available codes as well as North American Industry and Counties for purchase Classification System (NAICS) codes Consumer All American Households expenditures, Weekly, U.S. Totals, Four Census U.S. Department of Labor, Print, Diskette, and Tape Expenditure Survey income, and family characteristics and per regions, 26 selected Bureau of Labor Statistics versions, available for quarter Metropolitan Areas purchase

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Table 5.3. Modal networks. Description/ Cycle Source Modes Attributes Update Geographic Coverage Agency Availability North American All Geospatial information for transportation Not U.S. Totals, Canada, and U.S. Department of www.bts.gov/publications/n Transportation modal networks, intermodal terminals, and specified Mexico Transportation, Bureau of orth_american_transportatio Atlas (NORTAD) related attribute information Transportation Statistics n_atlas_data/ National All Most complete database source for Not 50 U.S. States, District of U.S. Department of www.bts.gov/programs/geo Transportation highway network information outside specified Columbia, and Puerto Rico Transportation, Bureau of graphic_information_services Atlas Databases Florida and for rail, water, and air Transportation Statistics / (NTAD) networks for the zones inside and outside Florida National Highway All Highway link information in the U.S. (Real- Real-time Major U.S. Highways U.S. Department of www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning Planning Network time information on vehicle movement and Transportation, Federal /nhpn Version 2 highway conditions) Highway Administration located under subdirectory PUB/FHWA/GIS Strategic Highway All Highway link information outside Florida Not Major Highway Systems in U.S. Department of Defense, www.fhwa.dot.gov/hep10/ Corridor Network (real-time information on vehicle specified 50 U.S. States and District of Department of Army, NHS/review/strahnetproc.ht (STRAHNET) and movement and highway conditions) Columbia Military Traffic Management ml Connectors Federal Railroad Rail Digital representation of major continental Not 50 U.S. States, Canada, and U.S. Department of www.bts.gov/publications/n Administration U.S. railway systems, including Canada specified Mexico Transportation, Federal orth_american_transportatio (FRA) National Rail and Mexico Railroad Administration n_atlas_data/ Planning Network

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Table 5.4. Modal operations and volumes. Description/ Cycle Source Modes Attributes Update Geographic Coverage Agency Availability Highway All National public road mileage on both a Annual National, statewide, and U.S. Department of GIS version, available for Performance statewide and national basis urbanized areas Transportation, Federal purchase Monitoring System Highway Administration Highway User and All Data on motor fuel consumption, Annual National and statewide U.S. Department of http://www.fhwa.dot.gov Usage Database registrations, driver licenses, highway Transportation, Federal /policy/ohpi/ finance, and road characteristics Highway Administration Truck Weight Study All Database contains information on weight- Not U.S. Totals U.S. Department of Free of charge if diskette is Data in-motion and vehicle classification specified Transportation, Federal provided information collected at truck weigh sites Highway Administration Terminal Area Airport Air cargo volumes by commodity type Not Select airports in the U.S., U.S. Department of Printed format Forecast specified including those with FAA Transportation, Federal control towers and those Aviation Administration receiving commercial service Federal Aviation Airport Air cargo historical and forecast volumes Not Select airports in the U.S., U.S. Department of http://www.faa.gov/data_st Administration by commodity type specified including those with FAA Transportation, Federal atistics/aviation/aerospace_f (FAA) Aviation control towers and those Aviation Administration orecasts/2000-2011/ Forecasts Fiscal receiving commercial service Years 2000-2011 1987 Benchmark All Distribution of transportation service Not U.S. Totals BEA, Industry Economics Diskette, available for Input-Output output to using industries and final Applicable Division purchase Accounts of the purchasers, defined by mode United States Status of the All Highway, bridge, and transit operation and Biennial National Department of Print version, available for Nation's Surface financial performance measures Transportation, Federal purchase Transportation Highway Administration System: Condition and Performance Profiles of U.S. Rail Annual survey of freight railroads (name, Annual 500 U.S. freight railroads Association of American Print copy, available for Railroads owner, operator, location, geographic Railroads purchase boundaries, number of employees, wages, and revenues)

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p g p g g y y Motor Carrier All Annual and quarterly survey of motor Quarterly National Federal Highway www.bts.gov/mcs/prod.html Financial and carriers (name, owner, operator, location, and Administration, Office of Operating geographic boundaries, number of annually Motor Carriers Information employees, wages, and revenues) Program Intermodal All Intermodal equipment of all U.S. flag Quarterly National U.S. Department of Print version, available for Equipment intermodal marine carriers and major Transportation, Maritime purchase Inventory container leasing companies operating in Administration the U.S. Annual Bulletin of All Rail, road, inland, waterways, and oil- Annual U.S., Europe, and Israel United Nations, Economic Print version, available for Transport Statistics pipeline transport database Commission for Europe purchase for Europe North America Aviation Airport activity statistics in terms of Not 130 North American airports Airports Council Print version, available for Airport Traffic passenger and cargo operations applicable International, North America purchase Report. Airport Council International North America Traffic Report Railroad 10-Year Rail U.S. freight industry performance, traffic, Annual U.S. Totals Association of American Print version, available for Trends revenue, financial statistics, employment, Railroads purchase plant, and equipment Transportation Files Rail Railroad annual report, including data on Annual U.S. Class I Railroads Surface Transportation Board Print version, available for (TRANS Files) freight volumes, number of employees, and purchase wages Uniform Railroad Rail Railroad Movement Cost estimates Annual U.S. Class I Railroads, two Surface Transportation Board Print version, available for Cost System summary regions (east and purchase (URCS) Phase III west) Movement Costing Program Air Transport Aviation Passenger and freight airline statistics Annual National Air Transport Association http://66.153.70.186/ATA_eBi (ATA) z/Default.aspx?tabid=95&actio n=SUBProductDetails&args=16 8 Railroads and States Rail Amtrak and freight railroad statistics by Annual 48 Continental U.S. States Association of American Current publication version, state and Alaska Railroads www.aar.org (continued on next page)

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Table 5.4. (Continued). Description/ Cycle Source Modes Attributes Update Geographic Coverage Agency Availability Airport Activity Aviation Volume of revenue passengers, freight Annual U.S. Totals, State, and City U.S. Department of Print version, available for Statistics express, and mail traffic Transportation, Bureau of purchase Transportation Statistics Railroad Facts Rail Summary of historic data on Class I Annual U.S. Totals, summary by east Association of American Print version, available for railroads defined by the Surface and west Railroads purchase Transportation Board National Highway All General and detailed freight shipping Not 50 States and Canada Transportation Technical Print version, available for and Airway information (routes and warehousing specified Services, Inc. purchase Carriers and Routes information) Port Facilities Seaport Detailed information on more than 4,000 No specific Major U.S. ocean and river U.S. Department of Print version, available for Inventory major ocean and river port facilities (name, update port facilities Transportation, Maritime purchase owner, operator, location, geographic cycle Administration boundaries, activity levels, wages, revenues, and number of employees) Port Series Seaport Information on U.S. port facilities (name, Eight to 10- U.S. Coastal, inland, and U.S. Department of Defense, Print version, available for owner, operator, location, geographic year cycle Great Lakes port facilities U.S. Army Corps of purchase boundaries, activity levels, wages, Engineers revenues, and number of employees) Transportation In All Historical statistical analysis of Not National Eno Transportation Print version, available for America transportation activities, by modes in the Applicable Foundation purchase United States Transportation All Summary of state transportation statistics Annual U.S. Totals U.S. Department of www.bts.gov/programs/tra Statistics Annual with focus on economic, safety, and Transportation, Bureau of nstu/tsar/tsar.html Report environmental consequences of systems Transportation Statistics Waterborne Seaports Information on all domestic vessel Annual U.S. Totals U.S. Department of Defense, Print version, available for Transportation operations (freight volumes and revenues) U.S. Army Corps of purchase Lines of the United Engineers States Transportation All Motor Carriers data, including income, Annual U.S. Totals, Canada Transportation Technical Disk version, available for Technical Services operating expenses, labor, units, output, Services purchase (TTS) Blue Book of assets, and liabilities. Private fleet not Trucking included Companies

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America's private All Charts and analysis information on private Annual U.S. Totals Transportation Technical Disk version, available for Carriers carrier segment of trucking industry Services purchase Canadian Motor All Survey of trucking firms in Canada (name, Not Canada Transportation Technical Disk version, available for Carrier Directory owner, operator, location, geographic specified Services purchase boundaries, activity levels, wages, revenues, and number of employees) Mexican Motor All Survey of trucking firms in Mexico (name, Not Mexico Transportation Technical Disk version, available for Carrier Directory owner, operator, location, geographic specified Services purchase boundaries, activity levels, wages, revenues, and number of employees) Standard Trucking All Comprehensive overview of trucking Annual U.S. Totals American Trucking Yearly subscription and Transportation industry (name, owner, operator, location, Associations Statistics (STATS) geographic boundaries, activity levels, wages, revenues, and number of employees) The Private Fleet All Comprehensive overview of private firms Annual U.S. Totals Transportation Technical Disk version, available for Directory with 10 or more trucks or tractors (name, Services purchase owner, operator, location, geographic boundaries, activity levels, wages, revenues, and number of employees) TranStats All Data on truck movement, truck shipments Varies U.S. Totals U.S. Department of www.bts.gov/programs/tra that move across the Woodrow Wilson Transportation nstu/analysis.htm Bridge, federal gas tax, and findings from Transportation Satellite Accounts (TSA) Truck Inventory All Physical and operational characteristics on Varies U.S. Totals, 50 States, and U.S. Department of www.bts.gov/ntda/tius/pro and Use Surveys the Nation's truck population District of Columbia Commerce, Census Bureau d.html (TIUS) Trucking Activity All Benchmarking statistics for both truckload Monthly U.S. Totals American Trucking Yearly subscription Report (TRAC) and less-than-truckload carriers Associations Analysis of Class I Rail Financial and operating statistics for each Not U.S. Totals, summary by east Association of American Print version, available for Railroad Class I railroad specified and west Railroads purchase (continued on next page)

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Table 5.4. (Continued). Description/ Cycle Source Modes Attributes Update Geographic Coverage Agency Availability Highway Statistics All Statistical tabulations relating to highway Annual U.S. by 50 states U.S. Department of www.bts.gov/ntda/fhwa/pr use, highway finance, and highway Transportation, Federal od.html infrastructure Highway Administration Freight Transport Seaport, Historical trends and detailed forecasts for Annual Canada Transport Canada Print version Trends and Rail, marine, rail, and truck freight traffic, by Forecasts Trucking commodity and sector Long-Term All Historical and monitored traffic summary Annual U.S. Totals U.S. Department of Disk version, free of charge Pavement statistics for all General Pavement Study Transportation, Federal Performance (LTPP) and Specific Pavement Study Highway Administration Central Traffic Database Annual Vehicle- All VMT estimates of current year and revised Annual U.S. Totals U.S. Department of Disk version, free of charge Miles of Travel figures for previous years Transportation, Federal (VMT) and Related Highway Administration Data (VM-1) National All National transportation data and Varies U.S. Totals U.S. Department of http://www.bts.gov/publica Transportation transportation-related energy statistics for Transportation, Bureau of tions/national_transportatio Statistics (NTS) major transportation modes Transportation Statistics n_statistics//

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Table 5.5. Freight shipments. Description/ Cycle Source Modes Attributes Update Geographic Coverage Agency Availability TRANSEARCH All Comprehensive market research data Every five Counties Reebie Associates CD-ROM, available for service for intercity traffic flows years, years purchase ending in 3 and 8 Commodity Flow All Data on flow of goods and materials by Not U.S. Totals and 89 National U.S. Department of CD-ROM, available for Survey (CFS) mode of transport specified Transportation Analysis Transportation, Bureau of purchase Region Transportation Statistics Carload Waybill Rail Rail shipment data such as origin and Annual U.S. Totals, BEA-to-BEA Surface Transportation CD-ROM, available for Sample destination points, type of commodity, levels Board purchase number of cars, tons, revenue, participating railroads, and interchange locations Rail Waybill Rail Public-use aggregate nonconfidential rail Not U.S. Class I Railroads U.S. Department of CD-ROM, available for Database shipment data (freight volume and specified Transportation, Bureau of purchase revenue data) Transportation Statistics Latin America All Analysis of trade between Latin America Varies Latin American and Southeastern Association of CD-ROM Trade and and the United States. Emphasis on Southeastern U.S. by state State Highway and Transportation transportation impacts on southeastern Transportation Officials Study states (SASHTO) Domestic Seaport Domestic waterborne commerce in short Annual U.S. by ports U.S. Department of CD-ROM Waterborne tons by commodity, vessel, operator, Transportation, Maritime Commerce of the shipping and receiving dock, type of Administration United States service, and trade segment U.S. Waterborne Seaport Shipping weight and value by type of Annual Counties U.S. Department of CD-ROM Exports and vessel service Commerce, Census Bureau Outbound In Transit Shipments The State Freight All Summaries of National Transportation Not 50 States U.S. Department of CD-ROM, available for Transportation Atlas Databases, CFS, United States Specified Transportation, Bureau of purchase Profiles Waterway Data, and Railroad Transportation Statistics Accident/Incident Reporting System (RAIRS) (continued on next page)

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Table 5.5. (Continued). Description/ Cycle Source Modes Attributes Update Geographic Coverage Agency Availability U.S. Exports of All Year-to-date exports commodity Annual U.S. Customs districts of U.S. Department of CD-ROM, available for Merchandise information by district exportations Commerce, Census Bureau purchase U.S. Imports of All Detailed general imports and imports for Annual U.S. Customs districts of U.S. Department of CD-ROM, available for Merchandise consumption data entry and unlading and Commerce, Census Bureau purchase country of origin U.S. Exports of All Exports by all modes to outside the United Annual U.S. Customs districts of U.S. Department of CD-ROM, available for Domestic and States exportations, countries of Commerce, Census Bureau purchase Foreign destination Merchandise U.S. General All General imports and imports for Annual U.S. Customs districts of U.S. Department of CD-ROM, available for Imports and consumption data entry and unlading and Commerce, Census Bureau purchase Imports for country of origin Consumption Trucking in Canada All Comprehensive overview of the Canadian Annual Canada, provinces, and Statistics Department Print version, available for trucking industry, both for-hire and territories purchase owner-operators Weekly Railroad Rail Information on carloads by commodity Weekly U.S. rail carloads Association of American Print version, available for Traffic and railroads plus intermodal traffic by Railroads purchase railroad Monthly Truck All Information on tonnage moved by for-hire Yearly U.S. Totals American Trucking Print version, available for Tonnage Report motor carriers Associations purchase Transportation All Data on total operating revenue, and total Yearly U.S. Totals U.S. Department of CD-ROM, available for Annual Survey except operating expenses that include annual Commerce, Census Bureau purchase Aviation payroll and employee benefits, commodities carried, end-of-year inventory of revenue generating equipment, and type of carrier Shifts in Petroleum All Movement, in ton-miles, of crude oil and Annual 50 States, District of Association of Oil Pipe Lines Print version, free of charge Transportation except petroleum products Columbia, and Canada Aviation Transshipments Via All Dollar value and estimated waterborne Annual U.S. Totals, Canada Association of American CD-ROM, available for Canada tonnage for United States exports and Railroads purchase imports transshipped through Canada

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p g p g g y y Transborder All- Annual tonnage and value data by Monthly U.S., Canada, and Mexico U.S. Department of www.bts.gov/ntda/tbscd Surface Freight except commodity type and by surface mode of totals Commerce, Census Bureau, Data Aviation transportation Foreign Trade Division Origin and All Aggregate information on waterborne Yearly U.S. Totals, U.S. Territories U.S. Department of Defense, Data file version, available Destination of commodity movements between 26 U.S. Army Corps of for purchase Waterborne geographical regions in the United States Engineers Commerce of the United States, Public Domain Rail in Canada Rail Overview of size and structure of Yearly Canada Statistics Canada, Print version, available for Canadian railway industry Transportation Division, purchase Multimodal Transport Section Coal Distribution All Information on coal distribution by origin, Quarterly Worldwide U.S. Department of Energy, Diskette format Data destination, consumer category, and Energy Information method of transportation Administration Port Import Export Seaports Comprehensive statistics on global cargo Monthly Global, including U.S. Journal of Commerce Group, Commercial database Reporting Service movements transiting seaports in the Seaports Inc. available on-line (PIERS) United States, Mexico, and South America to companies around the globe U.S. General All Net quantity and value of imports for Annual U.S. Customs districts of U.S. Department of CD-ROM, available for Imports and consumption and general imports entry and unlading and Commerce, Census Bureau purchase Imports for country of origin Consumption Weekly Railroad Rail Carloads by commodity and railroad plus Weekly U.S. rail carloads Association of American Print version, available for Traffic intermodal traffic by railroad Railroads purchase Current Industrial All Current statistics on commodity Annual U.S. Totals U.S. Department of CD-ROM Reports production and shipments for Commerce, Census Bureau approximately 4,500 products U.S. Merchandise All Tables on merchandise exports, general Annual Custom districts, world area U.S. Department of Print version, available for Trade imports, and imports for consumption by countries of origin- Commerce, Census Bureau purchase destination Waterborne Seaports Provides one page listings of the Annual U.S. Totals, U.S. Territories, U.S. Department of Defense, Print version Tonnage by State waterborne tonnage by states for a given 50 States, and District of U.S. Army Corps of calendar year Columbia Engineers (USACE)