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January 2008

Travel on all roads and streets changed by -1.7 percent for January 2008 as compared with January 2007.
Travel for the month is estimated to be 226.7 billion vehicle miles.
Cumulative Travel for 2008 changed by -1.7 percent.
Cumulative estimate for the year is 226.7 billion vehicle miles of travel.
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Estimated Vehicle-Miles of Travel by Region - January 2008 - (in Billions)
Change in Traffic as compared to same month last year.

RegionTotal TravelPercentage Change
North-East 34.2-0.5
South-Atlantic 50.3-3.1
North-Central 51.1-1.7
South-Gulf 45.20.2
West 45.8-2.9

All data for this month are preliminary. Revised values for the previous month are shown in Tables 1 and 2.
All vehicle-miles of travel computed with 2006 Table VM-2 as a base.
Compiled with data on hand as of March 20, 2008.

  1. Travel Trends (January 2008)
  2. Individual Monthly Motor Vehicle Travel in the U.S. for January 2008
  3. Changes on Rural Arterial Roads by Region and State
  4. Changes on Urban Arterial Roads by Region and State
  5. Changes on All Estimated Roads by Region and State
  6. Volume Trends - Rural
  7. Volume Trends - Urban
  8. Figure 1 - Moving 12-Month Total on All Highways
  9. Figure 2 - Travel on U.S. Highways By Month

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