Media Kit » Try RailPrime™ Today! »
Progressive Railroading
Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry



This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.




railPrime
View Current Digital Issue »


RAIL EMPLOYMENT & NOTICES



Rail News Home Rail Industry Trends

9/10/2010



Rail News: Rail Industry Trends

Transportation Services Index inched up in July, BTS says


advertisement

In July, the Transportation Services Index (TSI) reached 101.1, up 0.3 percent from June’s level and 2.1 percent from July 2009’s index, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

July’s Freight TSI of 98.2 rose 0.4 percent on a month-over-month basis, climbing for the second-straight month. The index also increased 2.5 percent on a year-over-year basis. However, through 2010’s first seven months, the Freight TSI declined 1.3 percent compared with the same 2009 period.

July’s Passenger TSI of 111.2 was flat vs. June’s level but increased 0.6 percent vs. July 2009’s index.

For more BTS data on the three indices in July and through seven months, follow this link.


Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 9/10/2010