Transportation Economic Trends

Inflation and Transportation

Inflation occurs when prices rise and purchasing power gets weaker over time. A number of factors drive inflation and which factors have the most impact can change from month to month. 

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U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transportation Economic Trends, available at www.bts.gov/product/transportation-economic-trends.


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