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May 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 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 25 1,977 1,935 2.2 25 1,728 1,714 0.8
Maine 13 221 213 3.8 13 201 193 3.9
Massachusetts 50 3,368 3,334 1.0 53 2,919 2,893 0.9
New Hampshire 24 500 483 3.5 25 497 489 1.6
New Jersey 75 4,499 4,385 2.6 70 4,421 4,382 0.9
New York 92 6,638 6,592 0.7 94 6,140 6,171 -0.5
Pennsylvania 22 4,333 4,243 2.1 21 4,022 4,033 -0.3
Rhode Island 44 549 539 1.7 39 477 477 -0.1
Vermont 16 109 107 2.2 15 99 98 0.2
Subtotal   22,194 21,831 1.7   20,504 20,450 0.3
South Atlantic
Delaware 14 378 364 4.0 15 382 367 4.1
District of Columbia - 228 227 0.7 - 225 229 -1.9
Florida 138 8,678 8,516 1.9 137 8,443 8,585 -1.6
Georgia 103 4,416 4,389 0.6 98 4,257 4,305 -1.1
Maryland 41 3,256 3,217 1.2 41 2,955 2,984 -1.0
North Carolina 20 3,993 3,926 1.7 22 3,556 3,587 -0.9
South Carolina 39 1,726 1,699 1.6 38 1,713 1,740 -1.5
Virginia 342 3,679 3,656 0.6 341 3,513 3,586 -2.1
West Virginia 9 496 480 3.4 - 531 535 -0.8
Subtotal   26,850 26,474 1.4   25,575 25,918 -1.3
North Central
Illinois 17 5,574 5,460 2.1 9 5,473 5,411 1.2
Indiana 26 2,541 2,491 2.0 26 2,556 2,532 0.9
Iowa 36 844 826 2.2 34 791 798 -0.9
Kansas 17 960 958 0.2 18 972 992 -2.0
Michigan 50 4,664 4,508 3.5 53 4,470 4,427 1.0
Minnesota 27 2,285 2,215 3.2 27 2,140 2,119 1.0
Missouri 59 2,522 2,462 2.4 58 2,274 2,291 -0.7
Nebraska 13 576 565 1.9 13 561 555 1.2
North Dakota 8 137 133 3.2 9 145 138 4.7
Ohio 83 4,893 4,723 3.6 83 4,430 4,413 0.4
South Dakota 8 180 177 1.3 9 158 159 -0.5
Wisconsin 55 2,066 2,053 0.6 42 2,015 1,959 2.9
Subtotal   27,242 26,571 2.5   25,985 25,794 0.7
South Gulf
Alabama 31 1,838 1,838 0.0 22 1,802 1,827 -1.4
Arkansas - 1,027 995 3.2 - 868 872 -0.4
Kentucky 8 1,447 1,376 5.2 6 1,451 1,399 3.7
Louisiana 1 1,709 1,677 1.9 - 1,721 1,810 -4.9
Mississippi 26 979 957 2.3 28 985 1,000 -1.5
Oklahoma 22 1,576 1,535 2.7 22 1,498 1,530 -2.1
Tennessee 9 2,834 2,731 3.7 7 2,798 2,791 0.3
Texas 92 12,234 11,805 3.6 90 11,446 11,376 0.6
Subtotal   23,644 22,914 3.2   22,569 22,605 -0.2
West
Alaska 34 192 190 1.4 37 175 181 -3.3
Arizona 23 3,171 3,102 2.2 23 3,108 3,127 -0.6
California 58 18,967 18,476 2.7 35 20,122 20,340 -1.1
Colorado 25 2,235 2,145 4.2 21 2,366 2,405 -1.6
Hawaii 31 285 281 1.4 31 384 387 -0.8
Idaho 64 443 422 4.9 67 417 410 1.8
Montana 5 157 149 5.0 5 134 130 3.4
Nevada 31 1,196 1,177 1.6 30 1,052 1,078 -2.4
New Mexico 33 720 709 1.5 34 741 744 -0.4
Oregon 42 1,226 1,198 2.4 30 1,153 1,156 -0.3
Utah 43 1,118 1,080 3.6 43 1,135 1,132 0.3
Washington 43 2,953 2,931 0.7 41 2,624 2,648 -0.9
Wyoming - 150 144 3.8 - 137 138 -0.7
Subtotal   32,813 32,004 2.5   33,548 33,876 -1.0
Totals 2,087 132,743 129,794 2.3 2,000 128,181 128,643 -0.4

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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