Average Amtrak ticket prices (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Amtrak ticket yield (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Ticket yield is a normalized measure of revenue, based on the amount of service provided.
|Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields||Aug-12||Aug-13|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||64.14||66.94|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 5.1%||+ 4.4%|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||28.1||29.6|
|Percent change from same month previous year||+ 16.8%||+ 5.5%|
NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.
SOURCE: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), Monthly Performance , available at http://www.amtrak.com/