Figure 3: Freight TSI, actual and smoothed, January 2000 to February 2009

Figure 3: Freight TSI, actual and smoothed, January 2000 to February 2009

Index (2000 = 100)

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  TSI freight 12 month centered moving average
Jan-90 66.55576601 67.43210484
Feb-90 67.74098919 67.6203157
Mar-90 68.79539659 67.79851411
Apr-90 69.11275986 67.95443346
May-90 67.93092582 68.05086677
Jun-90 68.56377783 68.12240479
Jul-90 68.28964613 68.18436297
Aug-90 68.03306181 68.21074944
Sep-90 69.15966665 68.11888976
Oct-90 67.96696127 67.91772754
Nov-90 67.67142726 67.72578286
Dec-90 67.94880251 67.65049919
Jan-91 67.44211538 67.68353839
Feb-91 67.48791518 67.81379987
Mar-91 66.84383831 68.00226663
Apr-91 66.23642482 68.20186341
May-91 66.20058846 68.43663116
Jun-91 68.48730713 68.68691949
Jul-91 69.15905770 68.97959392
Aug-91 70.28992570 69.36098194
Sep-91 71.42600494 69.82752781
Oct-91 70.49094587 70.40449331
Nov-91 70.78186854 71.05521316
Dec-91 70.84528112 71.5740181
Jan-92 71.56982324 71.99374838
Feb-92 72.51351980 72.40202264
Mar-92 73.01533437 72.64933572
Apr-92 73.91210080 72.87979432
May-92 74.14218893 73.20745439
Jun-92 72.99702520 73.5449079
Jul-92 74.72286638 73.9846272
Aug-92 74.52469925 74.3983093
Sep-92 73.12674523 74.62980568
Oct-92 74.32121219 74.83010125
Nov-92 74.81544390 75.07558093
Dec-92 74.91059002 75.36634564
Jan-93 78.05777736 75.56720737
Feb-93 75.95393621 75.6570994
Mar-93 75.13083104 75.8723665
Apr-93 76.60369782 76.228335
May-93 77.34210412 76.6153453
Jun-93 76.77546312 76.97207602
Jul-93 75.76511004 77.19264703
Aug-93 75.63986427 77.40920651
Sep-93 77.17799056 77.84782242
Oct-93 78.81321083 78.07708436
Nov-93 79.61169256 78.26485898
Dec-93 78.67587850 78.83129964
Jan-94 79.58619322 79.47407712
Feb-94 79.62294782 80.13027036
Mar-94 81.98860122 80.80080965
Apr-94 75.24821427 81.45172382
May-94 83.20417859 82.10474583
Jun-94 84.50796436 83.15082366
Jul-94 83.45926850 84.38121866
Aug-94 83.69434342 85.39848247
Sep-94 85.21645449 86.14562015
Oct-94 86.39668689 86.9488084
Nov-94 87.70074473 87.64687569
Dec-94 95.69269419 87.92271563
Jan-95 92.09885774 88.22154962
Feb-95 91.52461454 88.58138212
Mar-95 88.01823883 88.91804616
Apr-95 88.49509470 89.03865473
May-95 86.71091307 88.92255325
Jun-95 87.62138861 88.43383003
Jul-95 87.51785994 87.67011347
Aug-95 88.27173193 87.01423672
Sep-95 88.71900304 86.66532084
Oct-95 85.78874393 86.53952351
Nov-95 85.52225218 86.50295995
Dec-95 86.14182947 86.53940242
Jan-96 83.32052516 86.57250339
Feb-96 84.56190494 86.58651285
Mar-96 86.60696738 86.51821433
Apr-96 86.88723020 86.58177699
May-96 87.44125225 86.85551564
Jun-96 87.76566859 87.12293648
Jul-96 88.16800334 87.50056174
Aug-96 87.95781547 88.03278785
Sep-96 87.39375507 88.46649461
Oct-96 88.63949584 88.85952968
Nov-96 89.24122789 89.29524816
Dec-96 88.84095380 89.68786692
Jan-97 89.68440698 90.14384726
Feb-97 90.97144981 90.67775162
Mar-97 90.60638487 91.2977003
Apr-97 92.32065435 91.99654195
May-97 92.46507164 92.62412349
Jun-97 92.16469943 93.24334977
Jul-97 94.71250070 93.92854068
Aug-97 94.22702276 94.57501815
Sep-97 96.00331610 95.21054172
Oct-97 96.80213423 95.89176662
Nov-97 96.14054650 96.5654939
Dec-97 96.80306583 97.2725637
Jan-98 98.16687687 97.91273786
Feb-98 98.00443932 98.43371925
Mar-98 98.82596086 98.84462521
Apr-98 100.45047592 99.16375736
May-98 100.50470501 99.51787173
Jun-98 101.09474116 99.83920255
Jul-98 101.14663891 100.0372378
Aug-98 100.29643779 100.2596542
Sep-98 99.79564415 100.5759768
Oct-98 100.66897770 100.8018191
Nov-98 100.77244792 100.9423926
Dec-98 99.88310422 101.0710854
Jan-99 99.83968357 101.1549142
Feb-99 101.66962656 101.292824
Mar-99 102.75251655 101.5735898
Apr-99 101.94413480 101.8913036
May-99 102.38481094 102.1726282
Jun-99 102.30326195 102.5257951
Jul-99 101.95000877 102.9227605
Aug-99 102.80290303 103.2095947
Sep-99 104.02755965 103.1942221
Oct-99 104.06219204 102.9107314
Nov-99 104.13102383 102.6207275
Dec-99 105.00053590 102.4094947
Jan-00 104.24942076 102.1872649
Feb-00 104.14390913 101.973009
Mar-00 99.90929245 101.6763804
Apr-00 97.98358211 101.2359283
May-00 99.38527101 100.8046447
Jun-00 100.23321451 100.2977313
Jul-00 98.68653963 99.78959112
Aug-00 100.92423209 99.34509471
Sep-00 98.78714233 99.08939352
Oct-00 98.73175969 99.09396094
Nov-00 99.11065050 99.14819911
Dec-00 97.85498579 99.11297221
Jan-01 99.19960764 99.03602005
Feb-01 98.52580832 98.99713377
Mar-01 99.39056486 98.91493824
Apr-01 98.61192777 98.85315624
May-01 100.05864142 98.78671328
Jun-01 98.71439838 98.70096171
Jul-01 98.35850393 98.63404447
Aug-01 100.31899700 98.60813859
Sep-01 97.41968486 98.60071397
Oct-01 98.61644917 98.60300094
Nov-01 97.63133003 98.67366667
Dec-01 97.27626839 98.82910043
Jan-02 98.17231133 99.13299279
Feb-02 98.93136363 99.41765777
Mar-02 98.80681862 99.7221279
Apr-02 99.25056128 100.1362785
May-02 101.11598548 100.5896696
Jun-02 101.38746441 101.1469614
Jul-02 102.97885466 101.6655321
Aug-02 102.53060586 102.009795
Sep-02 102.51535893 102.3180631
Oct-02 103.46038940 102.6857351
Nov-02 103.66877654 102.9339483
Dec-02 104.61382501 103.0655946
Jan-03 103.28045153 103.1824856
Feb-03 102.08553351 103.2606128
Mar-03 103.05108191 103.3747818
Apr-03 103.83042658 103.5654416
May-03 102.49323642 103.7469927
Jun-03 103.16972548 103.9604406
Jul-03 104.00197646 104.2370194
Aug-03 103.38253661 104.6832325
Sep-03 104.40348518 105.277799
Oct-03 106.14809953 105.8381774
Nov-03 105.33829228 106.4329375
Dec-03 108.06705877 107.0498492
Jan-04 106.46510952 107.6087328
Feb-04 109.60998947 108.1287913
Mar-04 109.79622102 108.6217242
Apr-04 110.53436911 109.0165716
May-04 110.06353672 109.4337282
Jun-04 110.40530634 109.8076524
Jul-04 110.17960074 110.1972461
Aug-04 109.68631748 110.5621376
Sep-04 109.93009451 110.7504005
Oct-04 110.09782745 110.8898736
Nov-04 111.40032124 111.0056216
Dec-04 110.97921237 111.1067076
Jan-05 112.90320505 111.1609637
Feb-05 111.92928948 111.2720796
Mar-05 111.99523032 111.3821369
Apr-05 111.68271506 111.4005957
May-05 111.69314076 111.470996
Jun-05 111.20176684 111.5543626
Jul-05 110.68528765 111.5171938
Aug-05 111.84741038 111.396467
Sep-05 110.41037815 111.2695878
Oct-05 110.06055380 111.1600497
Nov-05 113.12720235 111.1604417
Dec-05 111.25312966 111.2787511
Jan-06 111.73723608 111.3849858
Feb-06 110.19781576 111.3057395
Mar-06 110.68160295 111.1602898
Apr-06 110.36742808 111.1258259
May-06 113.01783754 110.9113506
Jun-06 112.71649553 110.6081383
Jul-06 111.72019203 110.3735098
Aug-06 108.91059363 110.1698553
Sep-06 109.85640159 110.0628418
Oct-06 109.78739753 109.9813356
Nov-06 108.25295142 109.7768463
Dec-06 108.85028509 109.434607
Jan-07 108.50899673 109.1156257
Feb-07 108.53834696 108.981872
Mar-07 109.77274847 108.9074255
Apr-07 109.32013425 108.8304644
May-07 109.15738727 108.9142931
Jun-07 108.36320250 108.9763038
Jul-07 108.41793430 109.0778638
Aug-07 109.00276289 109.3241054
Sep-07 107.97751449 109.385649
Oct-07 109.81921897 109.329468
Nov-07 110.23301949 109.3684571
Dec-07 108.35847358 109.4593023
Jan-08 111.43824822 109.6361539
Feb-08 111.51889303 109.7439433
Mar-08 108.26924874 109.6920328
Apr-08 109.47529153 109.5194724
May-08 109.93796705 109.2787233
Jun-08 109.76290904 109.0356356
Jul-08 111.26266607 108.5391905
Aug-08 108.74497660 107.8965211
Sep-08 106.98944737  
Oct-08 106.66583714  
Nov-08 107.60842321  
Dec-08 105.14896570  
Jan-09 102.73307199  
Feb-09 104.80000441  

KEY: NBER = National Bureau of Economic Research; TSI = Transportation Services Index

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, http://www.bts.gov/xml/tsi/src/index and special tabulations as of May 2009.