Table 5
For-Hire and In-House Transportation Industries Included in the 1997 TSAs

Table 5
For-Hire and In-House Transportation Industries Included in the 1997 TSAs

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  NAICS sub-sector Description
For-hire transportation services   Services provided by transportation firms to industries and the public on a fee-basis.
Air transportation 481 Scheduled 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 transportation 483 Deep 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.
Truck transportation 484 General and specialized, over-the-road transportation of cargo using motor vehicles, such as trucks and
tractor trailers.
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.
Pipeline transportation 486 Transmission 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    

In-house transportationa
  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