BTS releases 2007 border-crossing data

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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, a part of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration.

Almost 6.6 million truck crossings were into the United States 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.