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December 2011 Traffic Volume Trends

Changes on Rural Arterial Roads by Region and State

Table – 3. Changes on Rural Arterial Roads by Region and State**
Region And State December November
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2011 (Preliminary) 2010 2011 (Revised) 2010
Northeast
Connecticut 5 154 151 2.2 5 154 158 -2.6
Maine 71 454 450 0.8 68 458 467 -1.9
Massachusetts 10 251 247 1.7 10 225 229 -1.9
New Hampshire 28 277 277 0.3 30 272 275 -1.0
New Jersey 21 342 337 1.4 19 320 321 -0.5
New York 50 1,255 1,222 2.7 50 1,152 1,124 2.5
Pennsylvania 34 1,894 1,811 4.6 36 2,007 1,997 0.5
Rhode Island - 51 50 0.8 - 49 49 -0.2
Vermont 35 229 227 0.7 36 223 223 -0.1
Subtotal   4,907 4,772 2.8   4,860 4,843 0.4
South Atlantic
Delaware 24 117 112 5.1 24 120 120 0.0
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 105 1,948 1,960 -0.6 105 1,920 1,966 -2.3
Georgia 62 1,801 1,851 -2.7 66 1,754 1,809 -3.0
Maryland 25 735 718 2.4 25 752 767 -2.0
North Carolina 15 1,615 1,524 6.0 15 1,533 1,561 -1.8
South Carolina 70 1,237 1,214 1.9 72 1,275 1,290 -1.2
Virginia 260 1,682 1,602 5.0 263 1,749 1,761 -0.7
West Virginia - 534 526 1.6 - 658 664 -1.0
Subtotal   9,669 9,507 1.7   9,761 9,938 -1.8
North Central
Illinois - 1,410 1,391 1.4 - 1,269 1,283 -1.1
Indiana 30 1,167 1,136 2.8 26 1,173 1,182 -0.8
Iowa 87 1,032 992 4.1 86 1,057 1,058 -0.2
Kansas 60 719 714 0.7 57 788 814 -3.2
Michigan 61 1,532 1,509 1.6 61 1,486 1,517 -2.0
Minnesota 39 1,302 1,233 5.6 39 1,294 1,270 1.9
Missouri 80 1,381 1,380 0.1 80 1,455 1,484 -2.0
Nebraska 36 665 645 3.1 36 708 701 1.1
North Dakota 28 356 323 10.1 27 338 324 4.3
Ohio 44 1,660 1,596 4.0 47 1,639 1,640 -0.1
South Dakota 30 374 365 2.5 31 362 366 -1.1
Wisconsin 83 1,472 1,426 3.2 84 1,536 1,534 0.2
Subtotal   13,070 12,710 2.8   13,105 13,173 -0.5
South Gulf
Alabama 2 1,189 1,209 -1.6 15 1,189 1,205 -1.3
Arkansas 12 972 988 -1.7 10 902 925 -2.5
Kentucky 28 1,463 1,358 7.7 20 1,310 1,343 -2.5
Louisiana - 799 788 1.4 6 863 892 -3.2
Mississippi 38 939 945 -0.6 37 1,038 1,055 -1.6
Oklahoma - 939 925 1.5 - 1,079 1,090 -1.0
Tennessee 8 1,569 1,568 0.1 10 1,397 1,430 -2.3
Texas 109 3,736 3,787 -1.4 109 3,920 3,951 -0.8
Subtotal   11,606 11,568 0.3   11,698 11,891 -1.6
West
Alaska 33 80 83 -3.2 32 85 85 -0.9
Arizona 21 1,052 1,076 -2.2 34 997 1,028 -3.1
California 38 4,101 4,039 1.5 31 3,580 3,633 -1.5
Colorado 75 824 847 -2.8 74 853 863 -1.2
Hawaii 8 89 90 -1.1 8 87 90 -3.1
Idaho 87 393 385 1.9 86 405 400 1.2
Montana 53 445 422 5.3 56 453 443 2.4
Nevada 32 335 327 2.6 33 301 306 -1.5
New Mexico 23 674 739 -8.7 21 736 756 -2.7
Oregon 96 795 798 -0.3 98 804 804 -0.1
Utah 44 430 420 2.5 43 418 425 -1.6
Washington 3 784 764 2.6 3 816 795 2.6
Wyoming 14 360 340 5.8 14 373 362 2.9
Subtotal   10,362 10,330 0.3   9,908 9,990 -0.8
Totals 2,117 49,614 48,887 1.5 2,138 49,332 49,835 -1.0

Note: Where Number of STATIONS are shown as dashes, the values for the Vehicle-Miles and Percent Change are derived from the estimated VMT based on data from surrounding States or the nationwide average VMT.

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