Transportation as an Economic Indicator

Transportation Services Index

Measures the volume of freight and passenger transportation services moved monthly. Freight, passenger, and combined index available.

Freight transportation services declined 7% from February to March 2020 due to the combined effect of COVID-19 and the economic recession, which began in February 2020.

Monthly Updates Available: https://www.transtats.bts.gov/OSEA/TSI
Visualizations and Additional Data: https://data.bts.gov/stories/s/9czv-tjte