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May 2012 Traffic Volume Trends

Individual Monthly Motor Vehicle Travel in the U.S. for May 2012

Table – 1. Estimated Individual Monthly Motor Vehicle Travel in the United States**
System Month
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
2011 Individual Monthly Vehicle-Miles of Travel in Billions
Rural Interstate 17.5 16.5 19.8 20.4 21.1 21.3 23.2 22.3 20.0 20.6 19.6 19.8
Rural Other Arterial 26.7 25.9 30.5 30.5 32.0 33.0 35.1 34.1 31.5 32.4 29.8 29.6
Other Rural 26.1 24.9 30.0 30.1 31.2 32.0 32.8 32.1 29.6 30.9 27.8 27.8
Urban Interstate 36.0 34.5 40.5 40.1 41.2 42.3 40.2 41.3 39.4 40.3 39.4 40.1
Urban Other Arterial 80.5 77.2 89.9 88.6 88.6 89.4 89.2 91.1 84.3 89.4 84.6 87.8
Other Urban 34.4 33.2 38.4 38.6 38.7 38.5 38.6 38.4 35.9 37.1 36.0 38.6
All Systems 221.3 212.2 249.1 248.2 252.7 256.5 259.1 259.4 240.7 250.7 237.2 243.6
2012 Individual Monthly Vehicle-Miles of Travel in Billions
Rural Interstate 17.7 16.9 20.1 20.4 21.6              
Rural Other Arterial 27.2 26.5 31.2 30.5 33.0              
Other Rural 26.5 25.3 30.4 29.9 31.8              
Urban Interstate 36.8 35.5 40.8 40.1 42.3              
Urban Other Arterial 81.7 78.5 90.4 88.1 90.5              
Other Urban 35.1 33.7 38.5 38.1 39.3              
All Systems 225.0 216.3 251.2 247.2 258.4              
* Percent Change In Individual Monthly Travel 2011 vs. 2012
Rural Interstate 1.0 2.2 1.1 -0.3 2.3              
Rural Other Arterial 1.7 2.0 2.0 0.2 3.0              
Other Rural 1.4 1.8 1.5 -0.4 2.0              
Urban Interstate 2.2 3.0 0.7 0.2 2.5              
Urban Other Arterial 1.5 1.6 0.5 -0.6 2.2              
Other Urban 1.8 1.5 0.3 -1.2 1.6              
All Systems 1.6 1.9 0.9 -0.4 2.3              
Table – 2. Estimated Cumulative Monthly Motor Vehicle Travel in the United States**
System Month
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
2011 Cumulative Monthly Vehicle-Miles of Travel in Billions
Rural Interstate 17.5 34.0 53.8 74.2 95.3 116.6 139.8 162.1 182.1 202.7 222.3 242.1
Rural Other Arterial 26.7 52.7 83.2 113.7 145.7 178.7 213.8 247.9 279.4 311.8 341.6 371.2
Other Rural 26.1 51.0 81.0 111.1 142.3 174.3 207.1 239.3 268.9 299.7 327.6 355.4
Urban Interstate 36.0 70.5 111.0 151.0 192.3 234.6 274.8 316.1 355.4 395.8 435.1 475.2
Urban Other Arterial 80.5 157.7 247.6 336.2 424.8 514.2 603.4 694.5 778.8 868.1 952.7 1040.5
Other Urban 34.4 67.6 106.0 144.6 183.2 221.7 260.3 298.7 334.6 371.7 407.7 446.3
All Systems 221.3 433.5 682.6 930.8 1183.6 1440.1 1699.2 1958.5 2199.2 2449.8 2687.0 2930.7
2012 Cumulative Monthly Vehicle-Miles of Travel in Billions
Rural Interstate 17.7 34.5 54.6 74.9 96.5              
Rural Other Arterial 27.2 53.6 84.8 115.3 148.3              
Other Rural 26.5 51.9 82.3 112.2 144.1              
Urban Interstate 36.8 72.3 113.1 153.2 195.4              
Urban Other Arterial 81.7 160.2 250.6 338.7 429.2              
Other Urban 35.1 68.8 107.2 145.3 184.6              
All Systems 225.0 441.3 692.5 939.7 1198.1              
* Percent Change In Cumulative Monthly Travel 2011 vs. 2012
Rural Interstate 1.0 1.6 1.4 0.9 1.2              
Rural Other Arterial 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.5 1.8              
Other Rural 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.0 1.2              
Urban Interstate 2.2 2.6 1.9 1.4 1.6              
Urban Other Arterial 1.5 1.6 1.2 0.7 1.0              
Other Urban 1.8 1.7 1.2 0.5 0.8              
All Systems 1.6 1.8 1.5 1.0 1.2              

* Percent change is based on vehicle travel in millions of miles.

 

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