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March 2012 Traffic Volume Trends

Changes on Urban Arterial Roads by Region and State

Table – 4. Changes on Urban Arterial Roads by Region and State**
Region And State March February
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2012 (Preliminary) 2011 2012 (Revised) 2011
Northeast
Connecticut 24 1,754 1,744 0.6 25 1,605 1,521 5.5
Maine 13 223 218 2.3 13 210 194 8.0
Massachusetts 52 3,376 3,376 0.0 49 3,091 2,979 3.8
New Hampshire 25 497 500 -0.5 25 434 413 5.1
New Jersey 75 4,606 4,532 1.6 64 3,745 3,641 2.9
New York 91 6,561 6,485 1.2 92 5,599 5,413 3.4
Pennsylvania 22 4,188 4,108 1.9 20 3,499 3,372 3.8
Rhode Island 44 478 476 0.3 43 410 402 1.9
Vermont 15 99 97 2.7 16 90 84 6.6
Subtotal   21,782 21,536 1.1   18,683 18,019 3.7
South Atlantic
Delaware 15 374 360 3.7 14 314 303 3.8
District of Columbia - 247 247 -0.1 - 203 205 -1.0
Florida 138 9,183 9,087 1.1 138 7,888 7,923 -0.4
Georgia 105 4,264 4,215 1.2 105 3,881 3,915 -0.9
Maryland 40 3,059 3,047 0.4 41 2,519 2,502 0.7
North Carolina 22 4,073 4,035 0.9 22 3,418 3,481 -1.8
South Carolina 40 1,818 1,805 0.7 40 1,592 1,596 -0.3
Virginia 338 3,524 3,531 -0.2 329 3,084 3,141 -1.8
West Virginia - 682 675 1.0 - 482 475 1.4
Subtotal   27,224 27,002 0.8   23,381 23,541 -0.7
North Central
Illinois 13 5,150 5,173 -0.4 17 4,750 4,471 6.2
Indiana 23 2,357 2,362 -0.2 25 2,180 2,159 0.9
Iowa 39 792 778 1.8 38 690 674 2.3
Kansas 19 946 944 0.2 19 913 880 3.7
Michigan 53 4,724 4,673 1.1 54 4,139 3,905 6.0
Minnesota 27 2,193 2,099 4.5 27 1,880 1,807 4.0
Missouri 55 2,361 2,316 2.0 60 2,064 1,929 7.0
Nebraska 13 577 560 3.1 13 505 493 2.4
North Dakota 8 134 129 3.9 8 122 116 5.1
Ohio 85 4,540 4,494 1.0 89 4,179 4,004 4.4
South Dakota 10 166 161 3.2 9 148 148 -0.5
Wisconsin 56 2,148 2,065 4.0 58 1,828 1,757 4.0
Subtotal   26,088 25,754 1.3   23,398 22,343 4.7
South Gulf
Alabama 12 1,863 1,837 1.4 10 1,642 1,670 -1.7
Arkansas 11 961 972 -1.1 8 930 917 1.4
Kentucky 6 1,385 1,330 4.1 4 1,162 1,152 0.9
Louisiana - 1,902 1,909 -0.4 1 1,554 1,605 -3.2
Mississippi 30 979 990 -1.1 26 836 841 -0.6
Oklahoma - 1,621 1,622 0.0 - 1,268 1,239 2.4
Tennessee 5 2,819 2,757 2.2 5 2,538 2,524 0.6
Texas 89 12,356 12,323 0.3 88 10,827 10,495 3.2
Subtotal   23,886 23,740 0.6   20,757 20,443 1.5
West
Alaska 37 150 154 -2.6 36 127 127 0.0
Arizona 23 3,077 3,076 0.0 24 2,800 2,757 1.5
California 39 18,769 18,805 -0.2 33 15,907 15,736 1.1
Colorado 23 2,455 2,483 -1.1 22 1,948 1,974 -1.3
Hawaii 31 379 382 -0.8 32 307 307 -0.2
Idaho 73 417 415 0.7 74 384 376 2.2
Montana 5 130 124 4.5 5 114 107 6.6
Nevada 30 1,117 1,126 -0.8 31 914 906 0.9
New Mexico 34 715 733 -2.4 34 663 642 3.3
Oregon - 1,187 1,193 -0.5 28 1,064 1,052 1.1
Utah 42 1,187 1,179 0.6 41 955 940 1.7
Washington 37 2,533 2,566 -1.3 36 2,341 2,309 1.4
Wyoming - 121 121 -0.1 24 113 114 -0.6
Subtotal   32,237 32,357 -0.4   27,637 27,347 1.1
Totals 1,987 131,217 130,389 0.6 2,015 113,856 111,693 1.9

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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