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September 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 September August
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2011 (Preliminary) 2010 2011 (Revised) 2010
Northeast
Connecticut 6 169 177 -4.5 5 171 187 -8.5
Maine 67 501 511 -2.0 67 523 547 -4.3
Massachusetts 9 219 221 -1.1 10 224 238 -5.9
New Hampshire 29 314 318 -1.5 30 359 380 -5.6
New Jersey 21 425 431 -1.4 21 391 401 -2.5
New York 49 1,215 1,256 -3.3 49 1,483 1,555 -4.7
Pennsylvania 20 2,069 2,084 -0.7 19 2,284 2,298 -0.6
Rhode Island - 89 89 -1.0 - 71 73 -2.9
Vermont 34 252 253 -0.4 36 281 295 -5.0
Subtotal   5,253 5,340 -1.6   5,787 5,974 -3.1
South Atlantic
Delaware 24 153 155 -1.4 24 157 165 -4.8
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 108 1,815 1,861 -2.5 108 1,899 1,971 -3.7
Georgia 70 1,638 1,660 -1.3 79 1,751 1,800 -2.7
Maryland 26 790 813 -2.9 24 852 896 -4.9
North Carolina 14 1,520 1,548 -1.8 15 1,586 1,687 -6.0
South Carolina 68 1,308 1,324 -1.2 71 1,390 1,459 -4.7
Virginia 240 1,668 1,700 -1.9 244 1,870 1,913 -2.3
West Virginia - 594 602 -1.3 - 616 632 -2.5
Subtotal   9,486 9,663 -1.8   10,121 10,523 -3.8
North Central
Illinois - 1,439 1,458 -1.3 - 1,569 1,610 -2.5
Indiana 26 1,240 1,250 -0.9 29 1,277 1,309 -2.5
Iowa 66 1,155 1,152 0.2 81 1,227 1,240 -1.1
Kansas 61 855 865 -1.2 61 879 902 -2.6
Michigan 59 1,623 1,684 -3.6 54 1,840 1,916 -4.0
Minnesota 34 1,396 1,415 -1.3 33 1,552 1,565 -0.8
Missouri 74 1,704 1,766 -3.5 77 1,781 1,850 -3.7
Nebraska 35 755 754 0.1 34 790 807 -2.1
North Dakota 27 386 358 7.8 27 414 397 4.3
Ohio 46 1,734 1,769 -1.9 48 1,852 1,886 -1.8
South Dakota 26 416 433 -3.8 21 455 493 -7.7
Wisconsin 60 1,688 1,671 1.0 77 1,832 1,868 -1.9
Subtotal   14,391 14,575 -1.3   15,468 15,843 -2.4
South Gulf
Alabama 21 1,269 1,314 -3.4 33 1,450 1,472 -1.5
Arkansas 27 916 937 -2.2 26 1,057 1,103 -4.1
Kentucky 25 1,346 1,376 -2.2 25 1,431 1,444 -0.9
Louisiana 6 716 732 -2.2 9 1,092 1,140 -4.3
Mississippi - 1,090 1,105 -1.4 35 1,111 1,157 -4.0
Oklahoma 44 1,175 1,182 -0.6 47 1,314 1,342 -2.1
Tennessee 12 1,708 1,709 0.0 9 1,810 1,776 1.9
Texas 110 3,887 3,880 0.2 112 4,131 4,201 -1.7
Subtotal   12,107 12,235 -1.0   13,396 13,635 -1.8
West
Alaska 30 119 122 -2.4 32 138 142 -2.7
Arizona - 924 935 -1.2 - 935 960 -2.5
California 43 3,279 3,327 -1.4 10 3,904 4,038 -3.3
Colorado 73 899 908 -1.1 71 990 1,016 -2.6
Hawaii 6 109 111 -1.8 6 110 113 -2.0
Idaho 86 488 496 -1.6 85 554 564 -1.8
Montana 55 547 541 1.1 54 689 686 0.4
Nevada 35 335 341 -1.7 31 379 386 -1.8
New Mexico - 775 785 -1.2 - 824 846 -2.5
Oregon 98 988 992 -0.5 103 1,102 1,122 -1.8
Utah 44 506 522 -3.1 44 558 572 -2.5
Washington 1 982 985 -0.3 57 1,107 1,104 0.2
Wyoming - 456 462 -1.2 - 517 530 -2.5
Subtotal   10,407 10,527 -1.1   11,807 12,079 -2.3
Totals 2,015 51,644 52,340 -1.3 2,133 56,579 58,054 -2.5

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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