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January 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 January December
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2012 (Preliminary) 2011 2011 (Revised) 2010
Northeast
Connecticut 6 143 136 4.8 5 154 151 2.4
Maine 69 417 419 -0.4 71 446 443 0.8
Massachusetts 13 179 173 3.8 10 237 232 1.9
New Hampshire 30 247 244 1.2 28 270 270 0.1
New Jersey 22 292 275 6.2 21 342 338 1.4
New York 51 981 976 0.4 50 1,222 1,191 2.7
Pennsylvania 37 1,567 1,502 4.3 34 1,883 1,803 4.5
Rhode Island - 28 27 6.5 - 49 48 0.8
Vermont 35 219 220 -0.1 35 225 223 0.7
Subtotal   4,073 3,972 2.5   4,828 4,699 2.7
South Atlantic
Delaware 24 97 92 5.2 24 102 97 5.3
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 108 1,907 1,912 -0.3 105 1,920 1,931 -0.6
Georgia 70 1,795 1,795 0.0 62 1,810 1,860 -2.7
Maryland 24 628 611 2.8 25 728 711 2.4
North Carolina 15 1,455 1,411 3.1 15 1,570 1,481 6.0
South Carolina 72 1,192 1,148 3.8 70 1,239 1,215 1.9
Virginia 262 1,529 1,481 3.2 260 1,698 1,617 5.0
West Virginia - 479 463 3.4 - 556 530 4.9
Subtotal   9,082 8,913 1.9   9,623 9,442 1.9
North Central
Illinois 5 1,157 1,187 -2.5 9 1,351 1,374 -1.6
Indiana 30 1,259 1,244 1.2 30 1,172 1,140 2.8
Iowa 86 927 902 2.8 87 1,027 987 4.1
Kansas 62 737 685 7.5 60 816 811 0.7
Michigan 61 1,473 1,483 -0.7 61 1,602 1,574 1.8
Minnesota 38 1,149 1,132 1.5 39 1,301 1,232 5.6
Missouri 80 1,118 1,086 3.0 80 1,405 1,408 -0.2
Nebraska 36 559 518 8.1 36 644 625 3.0
North Dakota 24 317 285 11.3 28 352 319 10.2
Ohio 45 1,448 1,412 2.6 44 1,651 1,587 4.0
South Dakota 29 309 297 4.1 30 367 357 2.5
Wisconsin 77 1,252 1,248 0.3 83 1,530 1,482 3.3
Subtotal   11,705 11,479 2.0   13,218 12,896 2.5
South Gulf
Alabama - 1,224 1,235 -0.9 2 1,282 1,303 -1.6
Arkansas 29 895 896 -0.1 12 999 1,018 -1.8
Kentucky 32 1,257 1,210 3.9 28 1,398 1,303 7.3
Louisiana - 796 810 -1.8 5 755 797 -5.2
Mississippi - 1,158 1,107 4.6 38 930 936 -0.6
Oklahoma - 895 877 2.1 - 917 927 -1.1
Tennessee 6 1,524 1,430 6.6 8 1,498 1,497 0.1
Texas 111 3,854 3,784 1.9 109 3,786 3,839 -1.4
Subtotal   11,603 11,349 2.2   11,565 11,620 -0.5
West
Alaska 32 73 79 -6.9 33 79 82 -3.2
Arizona 58 970 990 -2.0 21 1,010 1,032 -2.1
California 45 2,726 2,784 -2.1 38 4,028 3,966 1.6
Colorado 75 785 782 0.5 75 807 830 -2.8
Hawaii 7 90 88 2.3 8 90 91 -1.0
Idaho 90 347 350 -0.9 87 377 369 2.0
Montana 52 341 337 1.4 53 451 428 5.3
Nevada 34 257 263 -2.0 32 316 308 2.6
New Mexico 51 710 718 -1.1 23 683 749 -8.8
Oregon 99 664 697 -4.8 96 793 796 -0.3
Utah 44 394 405 -2.6 44 428 418 2.4
Washington 3 634 701 -9.6 3 779 759 2.6
Wyoming - 307 302 1.6 14 348 329 5.8
Subtotal   8,298 8,496 -2.3   10,189 10,157 0.3
Totals 2,179 44,761 44,209 1.2 2,131 49,423 48,814 1.2

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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