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February 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 February January
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2012 (Preliminary) 2011 2012 (Revised) 2011
Northeast
Connecticut 6 140 136 3.2 6 143 136 4.8
Maine 71 410 395 3.8 69 417 419 -0.4
Massachusetts 6 190 184 3.4 13 179 173 3.8
New Hampshire 30 247 236 4.4 30 247 244 1.2
New Jersey 19 309 301 2.5 22 292 275 6.2
New York 51 950 912 4.2 51 981 976 0.4
Pennsylvania 36 1,627 1,545 5.3 37 1,567 1,502 4.3
Rhode Island - 46 45 2.0 - 28 27 6.5
Vermont 38 211 203 3.9 35 219 220 -0.1
Subtotal   4,130 3,957 4.4   4,073 3,972 2.5
South Atlantic
Delaware 22 112 109 3.0 24 97 92 5.2
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 103 1,794 1,829 -1.9 108 1,907 1,912 -0.3
Georgia 70 1,753 1,766 -0.7 70 1,795 1,795 0.0
Maryland 24 604 606 -0.2 24 628 611 2.8
North Carolina 15 1,338 1,360 -1.6 15 1,455 1,411 3.1
South Carolina 70 1,136 1,146 -0.8 72 1,192 1,148 3.8
Virginia 263 1,479 1,489 -0.7 262 1,529 1,481 3.2
West Virginia - 541 526 2.7 - 479 463 3.4
Subtotal   8,757 8,831 -0.8   9,082 8,913 1.9
North Central
Illinois 4 1,381 1,373 0.6 5 1,157 1,187 -2.5
Indiana 31 1,091 1,074 1.6 30 1,259 1,244 1.2
Iowa 87 879 850 3.4 86 927 902 2.8
Kansas 64 690 634 8.7 62 737 685 7.5
Michigan 61 1,387 1,346 3.1 61 1,473 1,483 -0.7
Minnesota 38 1,090 1,081 0.8 38 1,149 1,132 1.5
Missouri 79 1,076 997 7.9 80 1,118 1,086 3.0
Nebraska 36 531 518 2.7 36 559 518 8.1
North Dakota 26 313 279 12.1 24 317 285 11.3
Ohio 46 1,404 1,343 4.6 45 1,448 1,412 2.6
South Dakota 30 298 301 -0.9 29 309 297 4.1
Wisconsin 78 1,213 1,181 2.7 77 1,252 1,248 0.3
Subtotal   11,353 10,977 3.4   11,705 11,479 2.0
South Gulf
Alabama - 1,205 1,215 -0.8 - 1,224 1,235 -0.9
Arkansas 29 820 806 1.8 29 895 896 -0.1
Kentucky - 1,183 1,174 0.8 32 1,257 1,210 3.9
Louisiana 5 737 729 1.1 - 796 810 -1.8
Mississippi 41 1,000 990 1.1 - 1,158 1,107 4.6
Oklahoma - 896 849 5.6 - 895 877 2.1
Tennessee 9 1,330 1,342 -0.9 6 1,524 1,430 6.6
Texas 114 3,673 3,470 5.9 111 3,854 3,784 1.9
Subtotal   10,844 10,575 2.5   11,603 11,349 2.2
West
Alaska 33 73 76 -3.4 32 73 79 -6.9
Arizona 61 929 932 -0.3 58 970 990 -2.0
California 38 2,723 2,717 0.2 45 2,726 2,784 -2.1
Colorado 74 715 709 0.9 75 785 782 0.5
Hawaii 7 92 93 -0.8 7 90 88 2.3
Idaho 98 342 340 0.8 90 347 350 -0.9
Montana 54 359 339 5.9 52 341 337 1.4
Nevada 34 249 248 0.7 34 257 263 -2.0
New Mexico 52 644 627 2.7 51 710 718 -1.1
Oregon 94 702 695 0.9 99 664 697 -4.8
Utah 45 365 364 0.3 44 394 405 -2.6
Washington 51 685 694 -1.3 3 634 701 -9.6
Wyoming 72 285 277 3.1 72 313 302 3.7
Subtotal   8,163 8,111 0.6   8,304 8,496 -2.3
Totals 2,315 43,247 42,451 1.9 2,251 44,767 44,209 1.3

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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