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||Feb-09||Feb-10|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||57.53||58.64|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-1.96||1.93|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||28.26||28.20|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-6.05||-0.21|
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 Reports, available at http://www.amtrak.com/ as of April 2010.