NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 485

Subsector 485

NAICS Subsector Code 485 – Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation

Definition of NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 485: Industries in the Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation subsector include a variety of passenger transportation activities, such as urban transit systems; chartered bus, school bus, and interurban bus transportation; and taxis. These activities are distinguished based primarily on such production process factors as vehicle types, routes, and schedules.

In this subsector, the principal splits identify scheduled transportation as separate from nonscheduled transportation. The scheduled transportation industry groups are Urban Transit Systems, Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation, and School and Employee Bus Transportation. The nonscheduled industry groups are the Charter Bus Industry and Taxi and Limousine Service. The Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation industry group includes both scheduled and nonscheduled transportation.

Scenic and sightseeing ground transportation services are not included in this subsector but are included in Subsector 487, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation. Sightseeing does not usually involve place-to-place transportation; the passenger’s trip starts and ends at the same location.

Three Digit Subsector Breakdown for the North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If NAICS Subsector 485 does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 48-49: Transportation and Warehousing
    • Subsector 485: Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
      • Industry Group 4851: Urban Transit Systems
        • Industry 48511: Urban Transit Systems
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485111: Mixed Mode Transit Systems
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485112: Commuter Rail Systems
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485113: Bus and Other Motor Vehicle Transit Systems
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485119: Other Urban Transit Systems
      • Industry Group 4852: Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
        • Industry 48521: Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485210: Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
      • Industry Group 4853: Taxi and Limousine Service
        • Industry 48531: Taxi Service
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485310: Taxi Service
        • Industry 48532: Limousine Service
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485320: Limousine Service
      • Industry Group 4854: School and Employee Bus Transportation
        • Industry 48541: School and Employee Bus Transportation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485410: School and Employee Bus Transportation
      • Industry Group 4855: Charter Bus Industry
        • Industry 48551: Charter Bus Industry
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485510: Charter Bus Industry
      • Industry Group 4859: Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
        • Industry 48599: Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485991: Special Needs Transportation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 485999: All Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation

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