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[IWS] (TRUCKS+) 2007 BORDER-CROSSING DATA (from NAFTA COUNTRIES) [19 September 2008]

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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations
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Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor
---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016
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Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)

2007 Border-Crossing Data [19 September 2008]

Friday, September 19, 2008 - The number of truck crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico was 11.4 million in 2007, 0.3 percent higher than in 2006, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), a part of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration.  Almost 6.6 million truck crossings were into the U.S. from Canada , down 1.4 percent from 2006, and almost 4.9 million crossings were from Mexico , up 2.6 percent from 2006.  Border-crossing data posted on the BTS website includes numbers of incoming trucks, trains, buses, containers, personal vehicles, and pedestrians entering the United States through land ports and ferry crossings on the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico border.  Border-crossing data from 1995 to 2007 can be found on the BTS website at

U.S. Border Crossings/ Entries by State/Port and Month/Year Sorted by Month
Border Crossing/Entry Data

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