Figure 1 - Transportation labor productivity, by mode: 1990 - 2000

Figure 1 - Transportation labor productivity, by mode: 1990 - 2000

Index: 1990=100

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Railroad 100.0 107.8 117.8 122.7 126.8 131.8 140.9 143.3 146.2 154.0 165.2
Trucking, except local 100.0 105.2 111.1 114.0 116.6 112.9 117.8 119.2 116.9 118.5 118.1
Local trucking 100.0 104.9 120.7 123.4 129.0 134.8 138.0 141.6 154.6 163.0 165.3
Bus carriers, class I 100.0 107.5 109.4 113.5 103.2 114.0 110.3 129.5 109.3 139.9 116.2
Air 100.0 99.6 104.3 107.9 113.8 116.9 119.6 120.1 116.7 117.4 119.2
Pipeline 100.0 96.6 97.8 101.9 105.5 113.3 127.5 131.1 134.0 141.9 137.7
All business 100.0 101.2 105.0 105.6 107.0 107.8 110.7 113.2 116.2 119.2 122.8

SOURCE: All except noted: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Productivity and Technology, "Industry Productivity Database," available at http://www.bls.gov, as of February 2003.
Bus carriers and Pipeline: Personal communication with U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Productivity and Technology.