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)

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)

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)    Jul-01       Aug-01   
Motor vehicle insurance  268.7 269.7
Motor vehicle insurance percent change from previous month   0.64  0.37
Motor vehicle maintenance and repair  183.6 184.1
Motor vehicle maintenance and repair percent change from previous month   0.38  0.27
Used cars and trucks  158.3   158
Used cars and trucks percent change from previous month  -0.38 -0.19
New cars and trucks  141.8 141.5
New cars and trucks percent change from previous month   0.00 -0.21
Gasoline all types  122.1 119.2
Gasoline all-types percent change from previous month -11.01 -2.38
Airfare  248.8 244.3
Airfare percent change from previous month  -0.20 -1.81
Intracity transportation (not seasonally adjusted)  180.5 181.1
Intracity transportation (not seasonally adjusted) percent change from previous month   0.67  0.33
Non-air intercity passenger transportation  153.8   154
Nonair intercity passenger transportation percent change from previous month  -0.58  0.13

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.