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Our Nation's Highways: 2010

Figure 4-7 Hourly Diurnal Distribution for Weekday and Weekend

Figure 4-7 Hourly Diurnal Distribution for Weekday and Weekend

The above two figures depict the hourly travel patterns for urban and rural interstate highways for both weekdays and weekend. The diurnal (24 hours) distribution pattern for urban interstates during weekdays and the single peak of weekend trend pattern provides us the information to devise trend demand management strategies.

Data Source for Figure 4-7, 4-8, and 4-9: US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Policy Information, Traffic Monitoring and Analysis System

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