Public Transport: United States

This report forecasts to 2021 and 2025 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; charter bus and sightseeing; mass transit, including commuter bus, commuter rail, light rail, mixed-mode, monorail, subway, tramway (also referred to as trolley or streetcar); intercity rail (i.e., Amtrak); and other passenger transport services such as employee, paratransit, school, senior, and shuttle.

To illustrate historical trends, total revenues and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2010 to 2020.

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. The air travel segment includes a considerable amount of international travel activity; the intercity rail and cruise and ferry segments include some international travel (e.g., Amtrak makes some stops in Canada, while cruise passengers visit international destinations). 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 companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
481111 Scheduled Passenger Air Transport
481211 Nonscheduled Chartered Passenger Air Transport
482111 Line-Haul Railroads
483112 Deep Sea Passenger Transport
483114 Coastal and Great Lakes Passenger Transport
483212 Inland Water Passenger Transport
485111 Mixed Mode Transit Systems
485112 Commuter Rail Systems
485113 Bus and Other Motor Vehicle Transit Systems
485119 Other Urban Transit Systems
485210 Interurban and Rural Bus Transport
485310 Taxi Service
485320 Limousine Service
485410 School and Employee Bus Transport
485510 Charter Bus Industry
485991 Special Needs Transport
485999 All Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transport
487110 Scenic and Sightseeing Transport, Land
487210 Scenic and Sightseeing Transport, Water
487990 Scenic and Sightseeing Transport, Other

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