Figure 1-1 Transportation Services Index of Passenger and Freight Transportation: January 1990–December 2012

Excel

        Recession
Date Year TSI-Freight TSI-Passenger Start End
January 1990 1990 65.97 70.45 Mar-01 Nov-01
February 1990 1990 66.81 71.24 Dec-07 Jun-09
March 1990 1990 67.82 71.29    
April 1990 1990 68.21 70.04    
May 1990 1990 66.91 69.52    
June 1990 1990 67.59 69.77    
July 1990 1990 67.16 69.57    
August 1990 1990 67.00 70.57    
September 1990 1990 68.32 69.24    
October 1990 1990 67.28 69.72    
November 1990 1990 66.83 69.30    
December 1990 1990 67.68 72.66    
January 1991 1991 66.85 69.85    
February 1991 1991 67.03 64.37    
March 1991 1991 66.27 63.41    
April 1991 1991 65.79 69.72    
May 1991 1991 65.55 70.01    
June 1991 1991 67.92 69.21    
July 1991 1991 68.32 69.39    
August 1991 1991 69.70 69.70    
September 1991 1991 70.75 70.14    
October 1991 1991 69.91 69.62    
November 1991 1991 70.49 70.54    
December 1991 1991 70.34 71.42    
January 1992 1992 71.15 70.23    
February 1992 1992 71.87 70.74    
March 1992 1992 72.59 70.62    
April 1992 1992 73.44 68.79    
May 1992 1992 73.91 71.13    
June 1992 1992 72.52 74.65    
July 1992 1992 74.36 77.19    
August 1992 1992 74.28 78.45    
September 1992 1992 72.83 75.22    
October 1992 1992 74.08 72.00    
November 1992 1992 74.60 73.74    
December 1992 1992 74.64 73.57    
January 1993 1993 77.78 75.19    
February 1993 1993 75.66 75.08    
March 1993 1993 74.98 74.36    
April 1993 1993 76.52 74.38    
May 1993 1993 77.39 75.48    
June 1993 1993 76.24 73.56    
July 1993 1993 76.65 73.99    
August 1993 1993 75.98 74.99    
September 1993 1993 76.89 75.59    
October 1993 1993 78.78 76.67    
November 1993 1993 79.65 76.73    
December 1993 1993 78.52 76.68    
January 1994 1994 80.06 76.25    
February 1994 1994 79.97 76.26    
March 1994 1994 82.18 77.11    
April 1994 1994 75.60 77.11    
May 1994 1994 83.55 77.49    
June 1994 1994 84.65 77.92    
July 1994 1994 83.74 78.29    
August 1994 1994 84.01 77.84    
September 1994 1994 85.45 78.56    
October 1994 1994 86.90 79.62    
November 1994 1994 87.94 80.18    
December 1994 1994 96.16 80.62    
January 1995 1995 92.47 80.48    
February 1995 1995 91.99 79.22    
March 1995 1995 88.16 79.24    
April 1995 1995 88.79 79.40    
May 1995 1995 87.05 79.16    
June 1995 1995 87.83 79.12    
July 1995 1995 87.88 79.52    
August 1995 1995 88.50 79.80    
September 1995 1995 89.05 80.42    
October 1995 1995 86.05 80.44    
November 1995 1995 85.74 81.05    
December 1995 1995 86.42 82.07    
January 1996 1996 83.53 81.37    
February 1996 1996 84.64 83.95    
March 1996 1996 86.79 84.22    
April 1996 1996 87.07 83.28    
May 1996 1996 87.55 84.08    
June 1996 1996 87.96 84.68    
July 1996 1996 88.34 84.93    
August 1996 1996 88.17 85.18    
September 1996 1996 87.63 85.26    
October 1996 1996 88.72 85.61    
November 1996 1996 89.50 85.09    
December 1996 1996 89.04 86.50    
January 1997 1997 89.79 88.02    
February 1997 1997 91.25 88.10    
March 1997 1997 90.74 87.84    
April 1997 1997 92.40 87.62    
May 1997 1997 92.66 87.28    
June 1997 1997 92.28 87.32    
July 1997 1997 94.74 87.83    
August 1997 1997 94.33 87.86    
September 1997 1997 96.24 89.84    
October 1997 1997 96.87 88.32    
November 1997 1997 96.28 89.48    
December 1997 1997 96.94 89.89    
January 1998 1998 99.26 90.24    
February 1998 1998 99.71 90.51    
March 1998 1998 98.70 89.47    
April 1998 1998 100.10 90.94    
May 1998 1998 100.33 91.09    
June 1998 1998 100.24 89.75    
July 1998 1998 100.33 89.52    
August 1998 1998 99.91 92.11    
September 1998 1998 100.18 89.90    
October 1998 1998 100.85 92.76    
November 1998 1998 101.13 93.16    
December 1998 1998 100.31 93.35    
January 1999 1999 100.93 93.22    
February 1999 1999 102.45 93.44    
March 1999 1999 101.96 93.58    
April 1999 1999 101.85 93.65    
May 1999 1999 102.24 92.84    
June 1999 1999 101.39 93.86    
July 1999 1999 101.96 95.63    
August 1999 1999 102.44 95.64    
September 1999 1999 104.11 96.91    
October 1999 1999 104.50 98.00    
November 1999 1999 104.62 98.78    
December 1999 1999 105.10 95.05    
January 2000 2000 105.37 94.05    
February 2000 2000 104.74 98.27    
March 2000 2000 99.09 99.18    
April 2000 2000 98.42 99.58    
May 2000 2000 98.61 101.48    
June 2000 2000 99.77 101.45    
July 2000 2000 98.75 100.86    
August 2000 2000 99.96 101.01    
September 2000 2000 98.94 102.51    
October 2000 2000 98.89 101.69    
November 2000 2000 98.92 101.39    
December 2000 2000 98.55 98.54    
January 2001 2001 99.27 99.89    
February 2001 2001 98.87 99.56    
March 2001 2001 99.25 100.90    
April 2001 2001 98.46 101.46    
May 2001 2001 99.70 101.30    
June 2001 2001 98.58 101.64    
July 2001 2001 98.48 102.25    
August 2001 2001 99.33 103.81    
September 2001 2001 98.02 80.31    
October 2001 2001 98.01 83.09    
November 2001 2001 97.78 87.10    
December 2001 2001 97.80 89.82    
January 2002 2002 98.76 91.39    
February 2002 2002 99.29 93.22    
March 2002 2002 98.66 93.27    
April 2002 2002 99.63 93.80    
May 2002 2002 100.72 95.13    
June 2002 2002 101.60 94.75    
July 2002 2002 102.42 93.42    
August 2002 2002 102.45 94.65    
September 2002 2002 102.59 93.81    
October 2002 2002 103.67 95.38    
November 2002 2002 103.99 95.34    
December 2002 2002 104.39 97.52    
January 2003 2003 103.22 96.82    
February 2003 2003 102.14 95.17    
March 2003 2003 103.48 93.60    
April 2003 2003 103.48 90.93    
May 2003 2003 102.49 92.76    
June 2003 2003 102.45 93.71    
July 2003 2003 103.59 96.52    
August 2003 2003 103.40 96.23    
September 2003 2003 104.33 97.96    
October 2003 2003 105.68 97.35    
November 2003 2003 105.71 98.75    
December 2003 2003 107.43 100.45    
January 2004 2004 107.35 99.60    
February 2004 2004 109.67 103.34    
March 2004 2004 109.44 102.21    
April 2004 2004 110.04 103.29    
May 2004 2004 109.93 102.54    
June 2004 2004 110.03 104.37    
July 2004 2004 110.48 104.74    
August 2004 2004 109.71 105.14    
September 2004 2004 109.60 103.44    
October 2004 2004 110.36 106.48    
November 2004 2004 110.72 106.01    
December 2004 2004 110.20 106.47    
January 2005 2005 113.31 107.72    
February 2005 2005 111.64 108.05    
March 2005 2005 111.70 108.44    
April 2005 2005 112.16 108.91    
May 2005 2005 111.34 109.15    
June 2005 2005 111.06 109.04    
July 2005 2005 110.92 109.59    
August 2005 2005 111.42 108.82    
September 2005 2005 110.70 110.05    
October 2005 2005 110.42 107.68    
November 2005 2005 112.53 109.58    
December 2005 2005 111.42 109.10    
January 2006 2006 111.47 110.53    
February 2006 2006 109.81 110.43    
March 2006 2006 110.88 111.24    
April 2006 2006 110.61 111.33    
May 2006 2006 111.86 111.91    
June 2006 2006 111.91 111.38    
July 2006 2006 110.81 110.97    
August 2006 2006 108.08 110.14    
September 2006 2006 111.22 110.52    
October 2006 2006 109.90 111.87    
November 2006 2006 107.20 113.05    
December 2006 2006 109.76 114.23    
January 2007 2007 108.38 114.25    
February 2007 2007 108.28 113.77    
March 2007 2007 110.76 116.65    
April 2007 2007 109.21 116.28    
May 2007 2007 108.57 119.62    
June 2007 2007 108.36 117.05    
July 2007 2007 107.87 116.63    
August 2007 2007 107.87 117.97    
September 2007 2007 108.11 117.87    
October 2007 2007 109.31 116.47    
November 2007 2007 109.28 117.09    
December 2007 2007 109.89 117.11    
January 2008 2008 111.83 116.91    
February 2008 2008 111.57 118.49    
March 2008 2008 109.63 116.94    
April 2008 2008 110.30 116.91    
May 2008 2008 110.18 117.62    
June 2008 2008 109.69 116.59    
July 2008 2008 109.88 116.49    
August 2008 2008 108.06 115.03    
September 2008 2008 106.95 113.41    
October 2008 2008 105.79 112.50    
November 2008 2008 103.15 110.64    
December 2008 2008 99.43 110.78    
January 2009 2009 97.07 109.68    
February 2009 2009 99.82 110.19    
March 2009 2009 95.87 108.66    
April 2009 2009 94.30 110.16    
May 2009 2009 94.56 108.26    
June 2009 2009 95.53 108.81    
July 2009 2009 97.07 110.39    
August 2009 2009 98.51 110.32    
September 2009 2009 97.98 109.70    
October 2009 2009 97.30 109.81    
November 2009 2009 100.11 109.76    
December 2009 2009 100.68 110.00    
January 2010 2010 101.14 110.65    
February 2010 2010 102.29 108.27    
March 2010 2010 103.56 110.79    
April 2010 2010 103.65 110.98    
May 2010 2010 104.17 111.65    
June 2010 2010 104.03 112.56    
July 2010 2010 104.29 112.39    
August 2010 2010 103.88 112.57    
September 2010 2010 104.98 113.73    
October 2010 2010 105.15 114.69    
November 2010 2010 104.40 114.37    
December 2010 2010 106.92 113.26    
January 2011 2011 107.95 113.50    
February 2011 2011 106.42 113.31    
March 2011 2011 108.57 114.34    
April 2011 2011 107.44 114.26    
May 2011 2011 105.16 115.57    
June 2011 2011 107.78 114.93    
July 2011 2011 107.60 115.02    
August 2011 2011 108.00 113.61    
September 2011 2011 109.14 115.22    
October 2011 2011 108.83 114.79    
November 2011 2011 108.91 115.32    
December 2011 2011 113.98 116.41    
January 2012 2012 109.86 115.24    
February 2012 2012 110.62 116.84    
March 2012 2012 109.55 116.48    
April 2012 2012 109.67 116.01    
May 2012 2012 109.83 115.74    
June 2012 2012 109.89 115.84    
July 2012R 2012 109.79 114.80    
August 2012P 2012 109.06 116.17    
September 2012P 2012 109.22 118.46    
October 2012P 2012 107.10 117.50    
November 2012P 2012 108.88 117.59    
December 2012P 2012 109.95 118.42    

SOURCE: TSI: U.S. Department of Transportation. Research and Innovative Technology Administration. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Transportation Services Index (Updated monthly). Available at www.bts.gov as of March 2013. Recession Dates: National Bureau of Economic Research, U.S. Business Cycle Expansions and Contractions, available at www.nber.org/cycles.html as February 2013.