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May 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 May April
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2012 (Preliminary) 2011 2012 (Revised) 2011
Northeast
Connecticut 6 172 171 1.1 6 162 161 0.1
Maine 71 507 500 1.4 71 465 463 0.5
Massachusetts 13 231 220 4.7 12 206 203 1.3
New Hampshire 30 289 281 2.6 30 278 276 0.7
New Jersey 24 349 345 1.4 23 372 375 -0.9
New York 50 1,329 1,287 3.2 55 1,136 1,134 0.2
Pennsylvania 36 2,133 2,067 3.2 36 1,961 1,938 1.2
Rhode Island - 57 56 1.8 - 51 51 -0.1
Vermont 34 247 240 2.8 35 217 218 -0.7
Subtotal   5,314 5,167 2.8   4,848 4,819 0.6
South Atlantic
Delaware 24 139 135 2.7 24 124 124 0.4
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 103 1,888 1,878 0.5 102 1,958 2,028 -3.4
Georgia 67 1,934 1,914 1.1 70 2,012 2,060 -2.3
Maryland 24 826 822 0.6 25 737 742 -0.7
North Carolina 15 1,608 1,602 0.4 15 1,521 1,531 -0.6
South Carolina 71 1,442 1,427 1.0 71 1,349 1,359 -0.7
Virginia 272 1,890 1,860 1.6 276 1,697 1,707 -0.6
West Virginia 12 422 416 1.4 - 655 651 0.6
Subtotal   10,149 10,054 0.9   10,053 10,202 -1.5
North Central
Illinois 5 1,519 1,507 0.8 - 1,332 1,313 1.4
Indiana 30 1,453 1,379 5.3 30 1,386 1,351 2.6
Iowa 84 1,197 1,157 3.5 81 1,079 1,069 1.0
Kansas 62 880 840 4.8 63 807 805 0.2
Michigan 62 1,790 1,699 5.3 62 1,628 1,592 2.2
Minnesota 38 1,500 1,419 5.7 38 1,341 1,329 0.9
Missouri 78 1,709 1,662 2.8 80 1,451 1,467 -1.1
Nebraska 35 773 737 4.9 35 690 677 2.0
North Dakota 28 407 374 8.8 27 389 352 10.5
Ohio 47 1,825 1,723 5.9 48 1,676 1,648 1.7
South Dakota 32 414 398 4.1 31 383 380 0.9
Wisconsin 81 1,766 1,718 2.8 70 1,458 1,414 3.1
Subtotal   15,233 14,613 4.2   13,620 13,397 1.7
South Gulf
Alabama 33 1,532 1,515 1.1 19 1,518 1,521 -0.2
Arkansas - 1,013 981 3.2 - 817 822 -0.5
Kentucky 32 1,597 1,539 3.7 32 1,541 1,517 1.6
Louisiana 4 987 983 0.4 5 898 926 -3.0
Mississippi 40 1,096 1,090 0.6 43 1,050 1,072 -2.1
Oklahoma 37 1,157 1,112 4.0 39 1,154 1,142 1.1
Tennessee 18 1,627 1,607 1.2 9 1,438 1,474 -2.5
Texas 113 4,162 3,952 5.3 111 3,996 3,945 1.3
Subtotal   13,171 12,779 3.1   12,412 12,419 -0.1
West
Alaska 35 124 127 -1.7 34 99 100 -1.1
Arizona 58 989 981 0.8 56 1,006 1,013 -0.7
California 36 3,766 3,712 1.5 42 3,474 3,546 -2.0
Colorado 72 891 862 3.4 73 819 813 0.7
Hawaii 7 91 88 3.9 7 103 103 0.3
Idaho 90 455 442 2.9 93 416 417 -0.2
Montana 55 499 477 4.6 53 431 414 4.1
Nevada 30 357 339 5.1 32 310 310 0.2
New Mexico 58 739 733 0.7 60 692 703 -1.6
Oregon 105 914 894 2.2 104 825 832 -0.8
Utah 45 503 484 3.8 43 466 469 -0.4
Washington 50 936 923 1.4 48 988 1,005 -1.7
Wyoming - 417 401 4.1 - 347 343 1.1
Subtotal   10,681 10,463 2.1   9,976 10,068 -0.9
Totals 2,352 54,548 53,076 2.8 2,319 50,909 50,905 0.0

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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