Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
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 http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter03.html.
NBER Indicator: m03014a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Street Railway Fares for United States [M0314AUSM324NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0314AUSM324NNBR, November 20, 2019.