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April 2012 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 April March
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2012 (Preliminary) 2011 2012 (Revised) 2011
Northeast
Connecticut 6 162 161 0.1 6 160 160 0.1
Maine 71 465 463 0.5 71 472 479 -1.4
Massachusetts 12 206 203 1.3 10 204 205 -0.5
New Hampshire 30 278 276 0.7 31 275 279 -1.4
New Jersey 23 372 375 -0.9 20 378 372 1.8
New York 55 1,136 1,134 0.2 53 1,195 1,161 3.0
Pennsylvania 36 1,961 1,938 1.2 36 1,925 1,869 3.0
Rhode Island - 51 51 -0.1 - 45 45 0.3
Vermont 35 217 218 -0.7 38 223 223 0.0
Subtotal   4,848 4,819 0.6   4,877 4,793 1.8
South Atlantic
Delaware 24 124 124 0.4 23 114 112 2.3
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 102 1,958 2,028 -3.4 105 2,176 2,154 1.0
Georgia 70 2,012 2,060 -2.3 70 1,994 1,973 1.1
Maryland 25 737 742 -0.7 24 766 759 0.8
North Carolina 15 1,521 1,531 -0.6 15 1,558 1,500 3.9
South Carolina 71 1,349 1,359 -0.7 72 1,378 1,343 2.6
Virginia 276 1,697 1,707 -0.6 274 1,753 1,714 2.3
West Virginia - 655 651 0.6 - 784 769 2.0
Subtotal   10,053 10,202 -1.5   10,523 10,324 1.9
North Central
Illinois - 1,332 1,313 1.4 5 1,340 1,314 2.0
Indiana 30 1,386 1,351 2.6 30 1,293 1,265 2.2
Iowa 81 1,079 1,069 1.0 85 1,063 1,032 3.0
Kansas 63 807 805 0.2 66 797 777 2.6
Michigan 62 1,628 1,592 2.2 62 1,656 1,605 3.2
Minnesota 38 1,341 1,329 0.9 39 1,284 1,226 4.7
Missouri 80 1,451 1,467 -1.1 80 1,315 1,302 1.0
Nebraska 35 690 677 2.0 37 679 640 6.0
North Dakota 27 389 352 10.5 26 384 344 11.5
Ohio 48 1,676 1,648 1.7 48 1,656 1,626 1.9
South Dakota 31 383 380 0.9 29 401 383 4.6
Wisconsin 70 1,458 1,414 3.1 80 1,437 1,408 2.0
Subtotal   13,620 13,397 1.7   13,305 12,922 3.0
South Gulf
Alabama 19 1,518 1,521 -0.2 25 1,498 1,480 1.2
Arkansas - 817 822 -0.5 29 1,004 1,001 0.3
Kentucky 32 1,541 1,517 1.6 34 1,466 1,439 1.8
Louisiana 5 898 926 -3.0 6 858 893 -4.0
Mississippi 43 1,050 1,072 -2.1 43 1,111 1,104 0.6
Oklahoma - 1,159 1,142 1.5 - 1,104 1,083 1.9
Tennessee 9 1,438 1,474 -2.5 7 1,747 1,737 0.6
Texas 111 3,996 3,945 1.3 117 4,325 4,224 2.4
Subtotal   12,417 12,419 -0.0   13,113 12,961 1.2
West
Alaska 34 99 100 -1.1 35 91 94 -3.6
Arizona 56 1,006 1,013 -0.7 58 929 933 -0.4
California 42 3,474 3,546 -2.0 19 3,055 3,030 0.8
Colorado 73 819 813 0.7 74 958 928 3.3
Hawaii 7 103 103 0.3 7 103 104 -0.3
Idaho 93 416 417 -0.2 102 404 401 0.8
Montana 53 431 414 4.1 54 416 402 3.5
Nevada 32 310 310 0.2 34 304 303 0.5
New Mexico 60 692 703 -1.6 59 726 736 -1.3
Oregon 104 825 832 -0.8 106 800 827 -3.3
Utah 43 466 469 -0.4 45 460 453 1.5
Washington 48 988 1,005 -1.7 45 809 833 -2.8
Wyoming - 347 343 1.1 - 337 326 3.3
Subtotal   9,976 10,068 -0.9   9,392 9,370 0.2
Totals 2,280 50,914 50,905 0.0 2,334 51,210 50,370 1.7

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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