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For-Hire Transportation Industry’s Contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by Mode
The GDP value used to calculate percent contribution is larger than the GDP value published in the National Accounts, because it includes the contribution of household transportation. Other for-hire transportation includes: pipeline, transit and ground passenger transportation; sightseeing transportation and transportation support; courier and messenger services; and warehousing and storage.
U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transportation Satellite Accounts, available at https://www.bts.gov/satellite-accounts