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||Sep-02||Oct-02|
|Total private transportation (millions)||7,078||7,163|
|Percent change from previous month||-2.06||1.20|
|Land transportation (millions)||5,211||5,296|
|Percent change from previous month||-2.07||1.63|
|Air transportation (millions)||1,679||1,708|
|Percent change from previous month||-4.22||1.73|
|Private Expenditures on Transportation-Related Construction||Sep-02||Oct-02|
|General commercial warehousing (millions)||9,298||9,630|
|Percent change from previous month||-2.89||3.57|
|Transportation equipment manufacturing (millions)||2,336||1,955|
|Percent change from previous month||-5.19||-16.31|
|Percent change from previous month||11.64||10.67|
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; Dec. 2, 2002; available at: http://www.census.gov/pub/const/C30/newtc.html.