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Figure 1. Freight TSI modal data, January 2000-December 2016

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Dataset Table:

Date Air Freight Rail Carloads Rail Intermodal Pipeline Trucking Waterborne Recession
Jan-00 0.960 1.016 0.998 0.959 1.072 1.120 0
Feb-00 0.982 1.015 1.003 1.000 1.065 0.985 0
Mar-00 0.969 1.008 0.999 0.944 0.988 1.062 0
Apr-00 0.997 1.001 1.002 0.986 0.971 1.029 0
May-00 0.985 1.005 1.001 1.022 0.973 1.063 0
Jun-00 0.983 0.997 0.990 0.996 0.997 0.982 0
Jul-00 0.975 1.001 0.993 0.954 0.971 1.004 0
Aug-00 1.005 1.002 0.990 0.995 0.996 0.978 0
Sep-00 1.075 1.013 1.004 0.998 0.988 0.982 0
Oct-00 1.032 0.997 1.025 1.018 0.991 0.968 0
Nov-00 1.019 0.975 0.999 1.038 0.998 0.979 0
Dec-00 1.018 0.969 0.996 1.091 0.991 0.848 0
Jan-01 0.995 0.999 0.991 1.019 0.998 0.932 0
Feb-01 0.992 1.002 0.975 0.998 1.005 0.964 0
Mar-01 0.965 1.012 0.987 1.013 0.991 0.952 1
Apr-01 0.940 1.003 0.960 1.007 0.980 0.970 1
May-01 0.942 1.001 0.951 0.992 1.004 0.944 1
Jun-01 0.965 0.992 0.966 0.957 0.992 0.993 1
Jul-01 0.876 0.968 0.959 0.986 0.990 0.963 1
Aug-01 0.903 0.982 0.977 0.998 1.002 0.998 1
Sep-01 0.797 0.985 0.989 1.004 0.994 0.992 1
Oct-01 0.873 0.998 0.988 1.031 0.994 0.949 1
Nov-01 0.852 0.997 0.982 0.960 0.995 0.951 1
Dec-01 0.877 0.987 0.962 0.952 0.992 0.946 0
Jan-02 0.887 0.989 0.965 0.965 1.005 0.964 0
Feb-02 0.886 0.989 1.007 0.967 1.025 0.957 0
Mar-02 0.922 0.951 0.999 0.997 1.006 0.925 0
Apr-02 0.925 0.978 1.018 1.010 1.012 0.921 0
May-02 0.941 0.979 1.034 1.003 1.028 0.935 0
Jun-02 0.972 0.999 1.047 1.016 1.027 0.949 0
Jul-02 0.984 0.989 1.045 1.026 1.043 0.958 0
Aug-02 0.973 1.000 1.058 0.995 1.044 0.940 0
Sep-02 0.945 0.991 1.038 1.000 1.056 0.950 0
Oct-02 1.207 0.980 0.946 1.004 1.055 0.961 0
Nov-02 1.130 0.986 1.039 1.019 1.058 1.000 0
Dec-02 1.077 0.990 1.041 1.026 1.069 0.954 0
Jan-03 1.111 0.980 1.060 1.013 1.058 0.919 0
Feb-03 1.079 0.977 1.068 1.022 1.057 0.866 0
Mar-03 1.064 0.970 1.075 0.980 1.059 0.915 0
Apr-03 1.065 0.977 1.083 0.980 1.061 0.925 0
May-03 1.079 0.973 1.079 0.986 1.049 0.889 0
Jun-03 1.045 0.982 1.081 0.949 1.051 0.903 0
Jul-03 1.090 0.984 1.094 0.975 1.063 0.899 0
Aug-03 1.099 0.988 1.066 0.991 1.055 0.912 0
Sep-03 1.078 1.001 1.101 0.985 1.068 0.940 0
Oct-03 1.121 1.003 1.112 1.001 1.086 0.951 0
Nov-03 1.119 1.002 1.121 0.981 1.083 0.948 0
Dec-03 1.116 1.006 1.126 0.990 1.109 1.037 0
Jan-04 1.134 1.013 1.136 1.015 1.095 0.986 0
Feb-04 1.217 1.004 1.137 1.030 1.104 0.964 0
Mar-04 1.176 1.012 1.184 0.984 1.134 0.940 0
Apr-04 1.204 1.017 1.193 1.000 1.133 0.956 0
May-04 1.208 1.023 1.200 1.013 1.127 0.957 0
Jun-04 1.215 1.010 1.206 0.986 1.140 0.947 0
Jul-04 1.253 1.018 1.211 0.970 1.139 0.970 0
Aug-04 1.207 1.010 1.190 0.963 1.128 0.985 0
Sep-04 1.267 0.998 1.205 1.002 1.131 0.947 0
Oct-04 1.287 1.018 1.234 1.010 1.128 1.030 0
Nov-04 1.271 1.024 1.260 1.016 1.139 1.002 0
Dec-04 1.289 1.019 1.260 1.028 1.132 0.992 0
Jan-05 1.295 1.018 1.258 0.998 1.179 0.920 0
Feb-05 1.260 1.058 1.288 0.992 1.153 0.982 0
Mar-05 1.264 1.036 1.248 1.019 1.142 1.002 0
Apr-05 1.267 1.041 1.246 0.991 1.155 0.996 0
May-05 1.266 1.015 1.260 0.987 1.144 1.053 0
Jun-05 1.290 1.012 1.249 0.988 1.143 0.955 0
Jul-05 1.279 1.015 1.271 1.018 1.140 0.962 0
Aug-05 1.262 1.014 1.279 0.995 1.158 0.920 0
Sep-05 1.287 1.020 1.287 0.948 1.153 0.820 0
Oct-05 1.284 0.993 1.315 0.922 1.150 0.862 0
Nov-05 1.281 1.013 1.317 0.947 1.181 0.892 0
Dec-05 1.284 1.026 1.338 0.992 1.153 0.893 0
Jan-06 1.261 1.068 1.344 0.894 1.153 0.915 0
Feb-06 1.242 1.036 1.304 0.942 1.141 0.951 0
Mar-06 1.310 1.037 1.333 0.960 1.134 0.979 0
Apr-06 1.289 1.030 1.367 0.958 1.134 0.923 0
May-06 1.268 1.054 1.350 0.979 1.163 0.928 0
Jun-06 1.303 1.051 1.352 0.994 1.150 0.929 0
Jul-06 1.275 1.029 1.349 1.023 1.140 0.909 0
Aug-06 1.312 1.024 1.361 1.010 1.103 0.890 0
Sep-06 1.321 1.024 1.356 0.984 1.140 1.027 0
Oct-06 1.282 1.012 1.342 1.003 1.130 0.888 0
Nov-06 1.315 1.001 1.325 0.970 1.097 0.886 0
Dec-06 1.307 1.043 1.347 0.924 1.125 0.914 0
Jan-07 1.298 1.001 1.329 0.946 1.116 0.923 0
Feb-07 1.314 0.994 1.339 1.053 1.122 0.873 0
Mar-07 1.312 1.001 1.334 0.989 1.140 0.941 0
Apr-07 1.276 1.006 1.316 0.997 1.117 0.953 0
May-07 1.294 1.003 1.318 0.987 1.118 0.948 0
Jun-07 1.274 1.030 1.335 0.988 1.106 0.933 0
Jul-07 1.283 0.999 1.310 0.976 1.106 0.876 0
Aug-07 1.308 1.010 1.301 1.045 1.115 0.808 0
Sep-07 1.303 1.014 1.317 1.011 1.103 0.905 0
Oct-07 1.294 1.010 1.293 0.998 1.129 0.909 0
Nov-07 1.296 1.024 1.310 0.993 1.127 0.882 0
Dec-07 1.287 1.015 1.300 0.997 1.130 0.905 1
Jan-08 1.313 1.013 1.291 1.011 1.165 0.921 1
Feb-08 1.281 1.014 1.302 1.004 1.145 0.888 1
Mar-08 1.265 1.003 1.277 1.007 1.146 0.748 1
Apr-08 1.303 1.013 1.273 1.000 1.153 0.823 1
May-08 1.281 1.011 1.291 1.000 1.152 0.845 1
Jun-08 1.204 0.993 1.279 0.992 1.160 0.745 1
Jul-08 1.219 1.021 1.293 0.972 1.151 0.854 1
Aug-08 1.197 1.001 1.272 0.950 1.126 0.867 1
Sep-08 1.157 0.971 1.266 0.893 1.126 0.824 1
Oct-08 1.142 0.981 1.254 0.990 1.106 0.847 1
Nov-08 1.017 0.923 1.207 0.990 1.090 0.828 1
Dec-08 0.978 0.868 1.101 0.987 1.059 0.767 1
Jan-09 0.970 0.849 1.128 0.991 1.031 0.766 1
Feb-09 0.992 0.882 1.059 0.965 1.059 0.831 1
Mar-09 0.912 0.824 1.065 0.970 1.010 0.742 1
Apr-09 0.966 0.779 1.058 0.963 0.996 0.742 1
May-09 0.959 0.767 1.047 0.945 1.021 0.700 1
Jun-09 1.007 0.805 1.044 0.936 1.004 0.789 1
Jul-09 1.026 0.843 1.057 0.942 1.025 0.791 0
Aug-09 1.031 0.832 1.068 0.939 1.042 0.808 0
Sep-09 1.074 0.833 1.079 0.977 1.047 0.753 0
Oct-09 1.115 0.821 1.108 0.959 1.040 0.686 0
Nov-09 1.129 0.846 1.130 0.945 1.059 0.807 0
Dec-09 1.146 0.823 1.137 0.983 1.069 0.780 0
Jan-10 1.129 0.845 1.175 0.996 1.071 0.847 0
Feb-10 1.159 0.869 1.170 1.011 1.086 0.918 0
Mar-10 1.109 0.886 1.207 0.976 1.091 0.943 0
Apr-10 1.170 0.901 1.183 0.972 1.094 0.977 0
May-10 1.208 0.891 1.217 0.994 1.090 0.951 0
Jun-10 1.210 0.886 1.243 0.988 1.089 0.974 0
Jul-10 1.207 0.892 1.264 1.013 1.094 0.945 0
Aug-10 1.202 0.885 1.279 1.037 1.087 0.940 0
Sep-10 1.212 0.896 1.271 1.013 1.095 0.963 0
Oct-10 1.221 0.896 1.267 0.996 1.111 0.940 0
Nov-10 1.201 0.884 1.263 1.006 1.106 0.946 0
Dec-10 1.204 0.890 1.270 1.068 1.120 0.939 0
Jan-11 1.226 0.910 1.277 1.022 1.135 0.951 0
Feb-11 1.202 0.907 1.296 1.010 1.130 0.960 0
Mar-11 1.237 0.918 1.286 1.001 1.159 0.903 0
Apr-11 1.254 0.908 1.305 0.993 1.149 0.931 0
May-11 1.203 0.896 1.312 1.010 1.132 0.859 0
Jun-11 1.188 0.895 1.292 1.009 1.153 0.958 0
Jul-11 1.207 0.882 1.283 1.027 1.144 0.987 0
Aug-11 1.198 0.887 1.289 1.017 1.155 0.989 0
Sep-11 1.188 0.903 1.298 1.017 1.164 0.980 0
Oct-11 1.171 0.914 1.315 1.015 1.169 0.961 0
Nov-11 1.174 0.906 1.318 1.016 1.178 0.953 0
Dec-11 1.190 0.936 1.360 1.012 1.224 0.954 0
Jan-12 1.125 0.918 1.327 1.000 1.166 0.973 0
Feb-12 1.221 0.887 1.307 0.996 1.183 0.963 0
Mar-12 1.206 0.868 1.337 0.960 1.190 0.943 0
Apr-12 1.181 0.860 1.340 1.037 1.182 0.953 0
May-12 1.212 0.871 1.343 1.082 1.179 0.975 0
Jun-12 1.204 0.885 1.368 1.090 1.195 0.923 0
Jul-12 1.174 0.875 1.355 1.084 1.196 0.927 0
Aug-12 1.180 0.875 1.348 1.080 1.187 0.922 0
Sep-12 1.188 0.868 1.355 1.052 1.184 0.916 0
Oct-12 1.098 0.854 1.346 1.073 1.160 0.947 0
Nov-12 1.165 0.867 1.331 1.058 1.183 0.956 0
Dec-12 1.120 0.883 1.351 1.029 1.194 0.968 0
Jan-13 1.176 0.865 1.423 1.020 1.222 0.954 0
Feb-13 1.156 0.883 1.436 1.050 1.235 0.961 0
Mar-13 1.144 0.871 1.371 1.092 1.236 0.958 0
Apr-13 1.127 0.863 1.335 1.065 1.240 0.917 0
May-13 1.107 0.878 1.374 1.048 1.262 0.925 0
Jun-13 1.130 0.880 1.382 1.046 1.260 0.953 0
Jul-13 1.113 0.867 1.395 1.047 1.259 0.957 0
Aug-13 1.138 0.877 1.413 1.048 1.265 0.947 0
Sep-13 1.108 0.870 1.422 1.058 1.274 0.925 0
Oct-13 1.128 0.866 1.431 1.062 1.265 0.938 0
Nov-13 1.108 0.883 1.445 1.099 1.302 0.940 0
Dec-13 1.138 0.867 1.446 1.132 1.279 0.928 0
Jan-14 1.127 0.873 1.424 1.113 1.239 0.937 0
Feb-14 1.093 0.876 1.444 1.133 1.269 0.944 0
Mar-14 1.124 0.909 1.474 1.120 1.278 0.974 0
Apr-14 1.148 0.923 1.476 1.085 1.288 0.989 0
May-14 1.181 0.934 1.477 1.082 1.298 0.985 0
Jun-14 1.152 0.913 1.475 1.054 1.295 0.985 0
Jul-14 1.197 0.920 1.481 1.045 1.300 1.006 0
Aug-14 1.175 0.900 1.473 1.067 1.317 1.021 0
Sep-14 1.145 0.895 1.497 1.095 1.321 1.022 0
Oct-14 1.169 0.903 1.506 1.103 1.328 1.027 0
Nov-14 1.178 0.896 1.491 1.145 1.342 1.031 0
Dec-14 1.174 0.940 1.512 1.125 1.332 1.041 0
Jan-15 1.175 0.926 1.449 1.140 1.322 1.029 0
Feb-15 1.227 0.872 1.347 1.200 1.309 0.985 0
Mar-15 1.144 0.880 1.564 1.178 1.339 0.886 0
Apr-15 1.176 0.877 1.543 1.150 1.309 1.016 0
May-15 1.158 0.851 1.534 1.159 1.327 1.050 0
Jun-15 1.145 0.843 1.534 1.174 1.326 1.003 0
Jul-15 1.155 0.857 1.534 1.178 1.339 0.990 0
Aug-15 1.123 0.854 1.531 1.174 1.351 0.988 0
Sep-15 1.161 0.845 1.513 1.183 1.345 0.967 0
Oct-15 1.154 0.839 1.494 1.198 1.351 0.996 0
Nov-15 1.143 0.803 1.482 1.159 1.339 0.968 0
Dec-15 1.158 0.792 1.469 1.135 1.355 0.957 0
Jan-16 1.159 0.776 1.515 1.162 1.370 0.950 0
Feb-16 1.092 0.785 1.516 1.132 1.353 0.951 0
Mar-16 1.141 0.755 1.449 1.121 1.342 0.955 0
Apr-16 1.152 0.742 1.420 1.195 1.369 0.957 0
May-16 1.152 0.759 1.459 1.207 1.360 0.971 0
Jun-16 1.180 0.785 1.451 1.222 1.363 0.959 0
Jul-16 1.176 0.792 1.448 1.229 1.405 0.941 0
Aug-16 1.195 0.789 1.461 1.240 1.356 0.946 0
Sep-16 1.218 0.795 1.452 1.193 1.335 0.967 0
Oct-16 1.213 0.790 1.474 1.186 1.369 0.964 0
Nov-16 1.241 0.806 1.511 1.147 1.378 0.961 0
Dec-16 1.226 0.799 1.571 1.213 1.384 0.972 0

Notes:

Data are seasonally adjusted and indexed. Economic recessions as defined by the National Bureau of Economic Research

Source:

U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, seasonally adjusted transportation data, available at www.bts.gov