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August 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 August July
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2012 (Preliminary) 2011 2012 (Revised) 2011
Northeast
Connecticut 5 179 170 5.4 6 185 193 -4.1
Maine 73 548 534 2.7 73 559 566 -1.1
Massachusetts 10 218 211 3.6 11 252 262 -3.7
New Hampshire 29 364 348 4.7 30 358 363 -1.2
New Jersey 21 392 386 1.5 18 377 385 -2.1
New York 52 1,510 1,469 2.8 49 1,486 1,475 0.7
Pennsylvania 36 2,263 2,233 1.3 35 2,196 2,243 -2.1
Rhode Island - 71 70 2.6 - 64 64 -0.2
Vermont 33 288 277 3.9 34 289 292 -0.8
Subtotal   5,833 5,698 2.4   5,766 5,843 -1.3
South Atlantic
Delaware 26 148 138 7.4 25 253 259 -2.3
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 100 1,897 1,877 1.1 101 1,918 1,939 -1.1
Georgia 70 1,786 1,750 2.0 70 2,050 2,074 -1.1
Maryland 26 892 870 2.5 27 869 896 -2.9
North Carolina 15 1,625 1,557 4.4 15 1,675 1,714 -2.3
South Carolina 68 1,452 1,391 4.4 70 1,513 1,547 -2.2
Virginia 273 1,922 1,890 1.7 274 1,946 1,979 -1.7
West Virginia 14 643 630 2.1 15 628 643 -2.4
Subtotal   10,365 10,103 2.6   10,852 11,051 -1.8
North Central
Illinois 9 1,569 1,580 -0.7 3 1,621 1,644 -1.4
Indiana 28 1,271 1,235 2.9 30 1,474 1,448 1.8
Iowa 81 1,237 1,222 1.2 67 1,240 1,246 -0.4
Kansas 58 869 878 -1.0 59 859 888 -3.2
Michigan 57 1,936 1,911 1.3 62 1,932 1,947 -0.7
Minnesota 32 1,569 1,552 1.1 36 1,500 1,503 -0.2
Missouri 77 1,841 1,843 -0.1 78 1,850 1,881 -1.6
Nebraska 34 770 760 1.3 35 773 791 -2.3
North Dakota 31 434 411 5.8 30 472 448 5.3
Ohio 43 1,886 1,843 2.3 49 1,833 1,832 0.0
South Dakota 25 462 446 3.6 27 468 470 -0.3
Wisconsin 62 1,765 1,765 0.0 77 1,777 1,807 -1.7
Subtotal   15,609 15,446 1.1   15,799 15,905 -0.7
South Gulf
Alabama 46 1,537 1,496 2.7 38 1,565 1,569 -0.3
Arkansas 29 1,079 1,078 0.1 - 1,111 1,108 0.2
Kentucky 26 1,486 1,480 0.4 30 1,312 1,349 -2.7
Louisiana 14 1,081 1,100 -1.7 6 988 1,014 -2.6
Mississippi 38 1,103 1,073 2.8 39 1,146 1,172 -2.2
Oklahoma 38 1,373 1,334 2.9 - 1,237 1,216 1.7
Tennessee 17 1,726 1,770 -2.5 13 1,775 1,791 -0.9
Texas 110 4,417 4,154 6.3 113 4,356 4,235 2.9
Subtotal   13,802 13,485 2.4   13,490 13,454 0.3
West
Alaska 37 136 133 2.9 34 146 148 -1.4
Arizona 18 924 904 2.2 25 1,021 1,038 -1.6
California 20 3,941 3,912 0.8 27 3,996 4,066 -1.7
Colorado 63 979 973 0.6 60 983 1,007 -2.4
Hawaii 8 117 116 1.2 7 113 113 -0.3
Idaho 93 554 541 2.3 86 547 552 -0.8
Montana 51 693 665 4.2 52 694 682 1.8
Nevada 30 373 370 0.6 30 389 393 -1.0
New Mexico 39 827 821 0.7 44 808 820 -1.5
Oregon 106 1,103 1,092 1.0 108 1,059 1,067 -0.7
Utah 42 563 554 1.6 44 561 580 -3.3
Washington 39 1,090 1,098 -0.7 38 1,042 1,066 -2.3
Wyoming 64 511 500 2.3 - 508 514 -1.2
Subtotal   11,811 11,679 1.1   11,867 12,046 -1.5
Totals 2,316 57,420 56,411 1.8 2,200 57,774 58,299 -0.9

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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