The transportation component index of the CPI shows changes in transportation prices for consumers, and includes motor vehicle insurance, maintenance and repair, used and new cars and trucks, gasoline (all types), air fare, and intercity transportation.
|Price Index (1982-1984=100)||Sep-01||Oct-01|
|Motor vehicle insurance||270.6||272|
|Motor vehicle insurance percent change from previous month||0.33||0.52|
|Motor vehicle maintenance and repair||184.9||185.7|
|Motor vehicle maintenance and repair percent change from previous month||0.43||0.43|
|Used cars and trucks||156.7||156.2|
|Used cars and trucks percent change from previous month||-0.82||-0.32|
|New cars and trucks||141.5||141.7|
|New cars and trucks percent change from previous month||0.00||0.14|
|Gasoline all types||129.5||115.6|
|Gasoline all-types percent change from previous month||8.64||-10.73|
|Airfare percent change from previous month||-0.74||-2.52|
|Intracity transportation (not seasonally adjusted)||181.8||181.8|
|Intracity transportation (not seasonally adjusted) percent change from previous month||0.39||0.00|
|Non-air intercity passenger transportation||153.5||152.6|
|Nonair intercity passenger transportation percent change from previous month||-0.32||-0.59|
NOTE: Other Intercity passenger transportation consists of Amtrak, commuter rail, buses, and other for-hire nonair modes of transportation between urban areas.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, available at: http://www.bls.gov/cpihome.htm.