Public Transport: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 US public transport revenues in nominal US dollars. Total revenues are segmented by type in terms of: scheduled and chartered air; taxicab and limousine, including ridesharing services or transportation network companies (TNCs); cruise and ferry; sightseeing and charter bus; mass transit, including commuter bus, commuter rail, light rail, mixed-mode, monorail, subway, and tramway (also referred to as trolley or streetcar); intercity rail (e.g., Amtrak); intercity and rural bus; and other passenger transport services such as employee, paratransit, school, senior, and shuttle.

To illustrate historical trends, total revenues, the various segments, the number of firms and establishments, and employment are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017.

The scope of this report includes the revenues of employer and nonemployer establishments. Revenues represent the transportation of passengers and their belongings; freight is excluded. Rental of light vehicles, bikes, or scooters is excluded from the scope of this report.

This report includes the results of a proprietary national online consumer survey of US adults (age 18+). This Freedonia Focus Reports National Survey has a sample size of approximately 2,000, screened for response quality, and representative of the US population on the demographic measures of age, gender, geographic region, race/ethnicity, household income, and the presence/absence of children in the household.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

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