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Bureau of Transportation Statistics - The Transportation Services Index: Its Methodology and Relationship to the Recent Recession

Bureau of Transportation Statistics - The Transportation Services Index: Its Methodology and Relationship to the Recent Recession

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Introduction

What is the Transportation Services Index (TSI)?

  • A monthly measure of the volume of services performed by the 'for-hire' transportation sector
  • Covers the activities of for-hire freight carriers, for-hire passenger carriers, and both types of carriers combined