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January 2012 Traffic Volume Trends

Figure 2 data – Travel on U.S. Highways By Month

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Urban Highways – Average Daily Vehicle – Distance Traveled (Billion Miles)
Date 2010 2011 2012
January 4.85 4.87 4.95
February 5.15 5.17  
March 5.49 5.44  
April 5.68 5.57  
May 5.51 5.43  
June 5.73 5.67  
July 5.56 5.42  
November 5.60 5.51  
September 5.40 5.32  
October 5.51 5.38  
November 5.38 5.33  
December 5.31 5.37  
Rural Highways – Average Daily Vehicle – Distance Traveled (Billion Miles)
Date 2010 2011 2012
January 2.25 2.27 2.30
February 2.38 2.40  
March 2.63 2.59  
April 2.78 2.70  
May 2.79 2.72  
June 2.94 2.88  
July 3.02 2.94  
November 2.93 2.86  
September 2.76 2.70  
October 2.78 2.70  
November 2.61 2.57  
December 2.46 2.49  

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