Public Transportation in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Public Transportation in the US

The Public Transportation industry performed well over the five years to 2018. Fare increases across major lines have helped spur an increase in fare-generated revenue. However, ridership slightly decreased since 2013 as gas has become more affordable, the economy has strengthened and new alternatives have made private transportation more affordable. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue growing, albeit at a slower rate. Positive trends that benefited industry operators over the previous five years are projected to continue helping public transportation operators.

Public transportation agencies primarily operate regional passenger transportation systems with regular routes and fixed schedules. The industry does not include taxis and limousines (IBISWorld report 48533), charter buses (48522), ferry boats (48311) or school and employee buses (48541).

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

MAJOR COMPANIES

OPERATING CONDITIONS
Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

KEY STATISTICS
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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