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Figure 1-1. Contribution of For-Hire and Business-Related In-House Transportation Activity to U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 2016 (current dollars)

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(a) In-house transportation is business-related transportation. Business-related transportation includes privately owned and operated vehicles of all body types, used primarily on public rights of way, and the supportive services to store, maintain, and operate those vehicles. (b) For-hire transportation consists of the services provided by transportation firms to industries and the public on a fee-basis. (c) Other for-hire transportation includes: pipeline, transit and ground passenger transportation, including State and local government passenger transit; sightseeing transportation and transportation support; courier and messenger services; and warehousing and storage) . (d) The TSAs also show the contribution of transportation carried out by households through the use of their private motor vehicles (known as household production of transportation services (HPTS). The contribution of HPTS is not shown in the figure. For more information, see:


U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transportation Satellite Accounts, available at, as of March 2018.