BOX 3-C - Data Needs for Transportation Variables that Influence the Domestic Economy and Global Competitiveness

BOX 3-C - Data Needs for Transportation Variables that Influence the Domestic Economy and Global Competitiveness

  • Detailed data on relative prices of transportation services by mode, time series data on relative prices for transportation-related goods and services, separate data on relative prices of transportation-related goods, and for-hire transportation services
  • Data on the quality and reliability of transportation goods and services
  • Comparable data on the cost of transportation inputs between the United States and other countries
  • Comparable productivity measures with similar productivity measures for other countries
  • Comparable transportation infrastructure indicators, particularly those of transportation investment and transportation capital stock, with similar indicators of other countries
  • Data on the shares of U.S. exports of transportation goods and services in the global market
  • Data on U.S. trade in transportation-related goods and services in real dollars