Private Expenditures on Transportation and Related Construction

Private Expenditures on Transportation and Related Construction

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Private Expenditures on Transportation Infrastructure Construction (monthly data, seasonally adjusted annual rate)

Private Expenditures on Transportation Infrastructure Construction (monthly data, seasonally adjusted annual rate). If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

Private Expenditures on Transportation-Related Construction (monthly data, seasonally adjusted annual rate)

Private Expenditures on Transportation-Related Construction (monthly data, seasonally adjusted annual rate). If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

Railroad construction accounted for 87 percent of private land transportation construction in 2001.

General commercial warehousing and parking construction expenditures both nearly tripled between 1993 and 2001.

Private Expenditures on Transportation Infrastructure Construction May-02 Jun-02
Total private transportation (millions) 7,554 7,463
Percent change from previous month -2.33 -1.20
Land transportation (millions) 5,944 5,996
Percent change from previous month -3.33  0.87
Air transportation (millions) 1,445 1,356
Percent change from previous month  1.12 -6.16

 

Private Expenditures on Transportation-Related Construction May-02 Jun-02
General commercial warehousing (millions) 11,676 11,676
Percent change from previous month  -2.51   0.00
Transportation equipment manufacturing (millions)  3,349  3,508
Percent change from previous month   9.41   4.75
Parking (millions)  1,427  1,131
Percent change from previous month   3.41 -20.74

NOTES: Total private transportation also includes water transportation, although no monthly estimate is published for water. Air and land transportation are defined the same as for state and local public expenditures.

General commercial warehousing includes commercial warehouses, storage warehouses, and distribution buildings. Transportation equipment manufacturing includes construction related to transportation equipment-producing industries. Parking includes commercial parking lots and garages.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census; August 1, 2002; available at: http://www.census.gov/pub/const/C30/newtc.html.