CONSUMER PRICES FOR TRANSPORTATION

CONSUMER PRICES FOR TRANSPORTATION

Consumer Price Indices for Components of Private Transportation, U.S. City Average (monthly data, seasonally adjusted)

Consumer Price Indices for Components of Private Transportation, U.S. City Average (monthly data, seasonally adjusted). 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.

Consumer Price Indices for Components of Public Transportation, U.S. City Average (monthly data, seasonally adjusted, except for intracity transportation)

Consumer Price Indices for Components of Public Transportation, U.S. City Average (monthly data, seasonally adjusted, except for intracity transportation). 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.

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  242.5  236.4
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.