|For-hire transportation services||Services provided by transportation firms to industries and the public on a fee-basis.|
and non-scheduled air
transportation of passengers and/or cargo using aircraft. Does not include scenic and sightseeing air transportation or air courier services.
|Rail transportation||482||Rail transportation of passengers and/or cargo using railroad rolling stock. Does not include scenic and sightseeing rail transportation and street railroads, commuter rail, and rapid transit.|
water, sea, coastal, Great Lakes, and inland water transportation of
passengers and cargo using watercraft, such as
ships, barges, and boats. Does not include scenic and sightseeing water transportation.
and specialized, over-the-road transportation of cargo using motor vehicles,
such as trucks and
|Transit and ground passenger transportation||485||Passenger transportation activities, such as urban transit systems; chartered bus, school bus, and interurban bus transportation; and taxis. Does not include scenic and sightseeing transportation. Includes, by redefinition, State and local passenger transit.|
of products, such as crude oil, natural gas,
refined petroleum products, and slurry via pipeline. Includes the storage of natural gas.
|Other transportation||487, 488, 492, 493||Scenic and sightseeing transportation; support activities for transportation; couriers and messangers; warehousing and storage.|
|In-house transportation services|
|Private air, rail, water, and truck transportation operations in all non-transportation industries for their own use. For these operations, in-house transportation covers vehicles of all body types used primarily on public rights of way. Supportive services to store, maintain, and operate those vehicles also included.|
a In-house transportation in the 1997 TSAs differs from that in the 1992 and 1996 TSAs. In 1992 and 1996, in-house transportation comprised private bus and truck transportation. In 1997, in-house transportation comprises private air, rail, truck, and water transportation.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics