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Table 4. Unadjusted 3rd Quarter Average Fares, 1995-2017, 3Q 2017

YearAverage Fare in current dollars ($)Year-to-Year Percent Change in Average Fare (3Q to 3Q) (%) Cumulative Percent Change in Average Fare (3Q 1995 to 3Q of each year) (%)Inflation Rate from 1995 (Sep 1995 to Sep of each year)*
1995292N/AN/AN/A
1996277-5.3-5.32.9
19972873.8-1.75.2
19983097.65.86.9
19993244.710.89.4
20003394.716.013.2
2001321-5.49.716.3
2002312-2.66.918.1
20033151.07.920.7
2004305-3.24.524.0
20053070.65.228.8
20063296.912.433.1
2007325-1.011.336.2
20083466.518.543.4
2009310-10.46.241.1
20103368.315.042.8
20113648.324.548.1
20123753.028.350.7
20133821.930.753.0
20143922.534.155.7
2015377-3.829.055.9
2016349-7.419.557.6
2017336-3.814.960.7
Notes: 
Percent change based on unrounded numbers
* Rate calculated using Bureau of Labor Statistics General Consumer Price Index