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TranStats provides one-stop shopping for intermodal transportation data for researchers, decision-makers, as well as the general public interested in transportation issues.

Page load speed analysis

  • 52/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    2 sec

  • Resources loaded

    2.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    176 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.5 sec

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We analyzed Transtats.bts.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 2 sec and then it took 2.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 137.2 kB
    Images 5.8 kB
    Javascripts 214.4 kB
    CSS 99.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Transtats.bts.gov main page is 457.1 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 214.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 137.2 kB
    • After minification 132.8 kB
    • After compression 16.0 kB

    HTML optimization

    HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 121.2 kB or 88% of the original size.

    • Original 5.8 kB
    • After optimization 4.5 kB

    Image optimization

    Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Obviously, Transtats BTS needs image optimization as it can save up to 1.3 kB or 23% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 214.4 kB
    • After minification 210.3 kB
    • After compression 78.9 kB

    JavaScript optimization

    It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 135.5 kB or 63% of the original size.

    • Original 99.7 kB
    • After minification 53.5 kB
    • After compression 8.2 kB

    CSS optimization

    CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Transtats.bts.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 91.5 kB or 92% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • transtats.bts.gov
  • ITDBfunc.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • highcharts.js
  • exporting.js
  • global.css
  • topNavBar.js
  • no_ms.js
  • local_Top_nav_main.css
  • rita_main.css
  • headerFooter.css
  • dot_analytics.js
  • brand
  • dot_logo_top.gif
  • bts_logo.png
  • rita_home_link.gif
  • smalltop.gif
  • box_round_top_left_gray.gif
  • box_round_top_right_gray.gif
  • extlink.png
  • topNavArrowWhite.gif

Our browser made a total of 21 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 95% of them (20 requests) were addressed to the original Transtats.bts.gov, 5% (1 request) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2 sec) belongs to the original domain Transtats.bts.gov.

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Requests

The browser has sent 18 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Transtats BTS. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

6

Javascripts

8

Images

4

CSS

18

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

8

Images

1

CSS

8

Optimized

10

All

Good result

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Transtats.bts.gov. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

transtats.bts.gov

204.68.194.70

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

transtats.bts.gov

204.68.194.70 52

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Transtats.bts.gov can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Transtats.bts.gov main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Transtats.bts.gov has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 32.6% of all visits is India. It lies approximately 8430 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Transtats.bts.gov page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to India or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Transtats BTS. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks:

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