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National Statistics and Maps

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Freight Facts and Figures

Freight Facts and Figures 2012 (Publication Number: FHWA-HOP-13-001) contains national statistics and maps highlighting the extent, use, and consequences of freight transportation in the United States.

Previous editions have been published for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.

Freight Analysis Framework

National Freight Transportation Maps

The following maps appear in publications by the Office of Freight Management and Operations, and are provided here in high-resolution JPEG format and in resolution-independent PDF format.

  • Tonnage on Highways, Railroads, and Inland Waterways: 2007
  • Tonnage of Trailer-on-Flatcar and Container-on-Flatcar Rail Intermodal Moves: 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Top 25 Water Ports by Tonnage: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Top 25 Water Ports by Containerized Cargo: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Top 25 Foreign-Trade Gateways by Value: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Average Daily Long-Haul Freight Traffic on the National Highway System: 2007, 2040
  • Ton-Miles of Truck Shipments by State: 2002
  • Major Truck Routes on the National Highway System: 2007, 2040
  • Peak-Period Congestion on the National Highway System: 2007, 2040
  • Peak-Period Congestion on High-Volume Truck Portions of the National Highway System: 2007, 2040
  • Permitted Longer Combination Vehicles on the National Highway System:* 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • National Network for Conventional Combination Trucks: 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Average Truck Speeds on Selected Interstate Highways: 2007, 2010, 2011
  • Train Volumes and Capacity: Current, 2035
  • Components of Major Freight Corridors
  • Major Freight Corridors
  • Crude Oil Tonnage Moved by Pipeline: 2007
  • Natural Gas Tonnage Moved by Pipeline: 2007
  • Intensity of Truck Freight Congestion on Interstate Highways: 2011

Other Resources

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