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||Nov-08||Nov-09|
|Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars)||61.07||60.00|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-1.90||-1.75|
|Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile)||29.32||28.75|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-1.84||-1.94|
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 February 2010.