Transportation Economic Trends
Cost of Transportation:
Costs Faced by Producers
The major inputs to produce transportation services include labor, equipment, fuel, and infrastructure. This page discusses equipment prices. See Employment by Industry and Employment by Occupation for labor data; Cost of Fuel for fuel data; and Value of Transportation and Other Infrastructure for infrastructure data.
- The amount received for transportation equipment, as measured by the Producer Price Index, increased in 2020. The increase continues an upward rise, suggesting a continued increase in the price for transportation equipment.