This sector comprises
industries that provide transportation of passengers and cargo, scenic and
sightseeing transportation, transportation support activities, and
warehousing and storage for goods. Transportation may be provided by air,
rail, road, water, or pipeline.
Ninety-eight percent of the Rhode Island
employment classified in the Transportation & Warehousing sector was
previously classified in the Transportation, Communications and Public
Utilities division under SIC. A small portion of the sector employment is
from the Services division (2%).