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Index of Street Railway Fares for United States (M0314AUSM324NNBR)


Apr 1936: 161.6  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Index 1913=100,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Index 1913=100, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1914-1936 (2)--Original Data, 1933-1943. The Fare Index Is For The Average Street Railway Fare In All U.S. Cities With A Population Of 50,000 Or More, Except New York City, And Weighted According To Population. Beginning In 1933 Bus Fares Were Included. Data For 1926-1936 Are Revised In Accordance With The 1930 Population Census. Source: Albert S. Richery, Moody'S Manual Of Public Utilities, 1923, P. X/Iv; "Public Utilities", Moody'S Manual Of Investments, 1934, P. A38, And Following Annual Issues.

This NBER data series m03014a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 3 at

NBER Indicator: m03014a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Street Railway Fares for United States [M0314AUSM324NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, November 20, 2019.


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