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.

By October 2021, Freight Transportation Service was 8.4% above the pandemic low in April 2020 and only 4.4% below its record level of 142.0 in August 2019.

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