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October 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 October September
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2012 (Preliminary) 2011 2012 (Revised) 2011
Northeast
Connecticut 5 160 167 -3.9 5 166 167 -0.5
Maine 41 489 492 -0.6 41 485 493 -1.7
Massachusetts 10 218 233 -6.5 9 206 212 -3.0
New Hampshire 20 295 301 -2.3 27 299 304 -1.8
New Jersey 23 346 340 1.8 21 423 421 0.3
New York 52 1,181 1,219 -3.2 53 1,166 1,205 -3.2
Pennsylvania 36 2,036 2,072 -1.8 36 1,967 2,017 -2.5
Rhode Island - 56 56 0.6 - 82 85 -3.1
Vermont 32 242 248 -2.5 30 240 249 -3.5
Subtotal   5,023 5,128 -2.0   5,034 5,153 -2.3
South Atlantic
Delaware 24 123 127 -3.5 25 145 143 1.4
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 97 1,919 1,909 0.5 99 1,754 1,797 -2.4
Georgia 76 1,880 1,869 0.6 75 1,611 1,637 -1.6
Maryland 26 763 794 -3.8 26 795 809 -1.8
North Carolina 15 1,591 1,618 -1.7 14 1,451 1,473 -1.4
South Carolina 68 1,288 1,288 0.0 65 1,285 1,308 -1.8
Virginia 266 1,752 1,790 -2.1 257 1,674 1,685 -0.7
West Virginia 15 601 611 -1.6 11 575 599 -3.9
Subtotal   9,917 10,006 -0.9   9,290 9,451 -1.7
North Central
Illinois 10 1,486 1,532 -3.0 10 1,365 1,399 -2.4
Indiana 29 1,287 1,308 -1.6 24 1,208 1,245 -2.9
Iowa 83 1,138 1,145 -0.6 67 1,134 1,150 -1.4
Kansas 61 824 846 -2.7 59 849 887 -4.3
Michigan 60 1,678 1,685 -0.4 60 1,689 1,686 0.2
Minnesota 32 1,477 1,457 1.4 29 1,390 1,395 -0.3
Missouri 79 1,414 1,438 -1.7 76 1,689 1,756 -3.9
Nebraska 35 740 752 -1.6 36 720 728 -1.0
North Dakota 29 421 416 1.2 31 392 381 2.9
Ohio 44 1,783 1,760 1.3 42 1,705 1,726 -1.2
South Dakota 28 393 401 -2.1 27 412 408 0.9
Wisconsin 73 1,725 1,763 -2.2 57 1,572 1,611 -2.4
Subtotal   14,366 14,503 -0.9   14,125 14,372 -1.7
South Gulf
Alabama 48 1,355 1,363 -0.6 38 1,284 1,310 -1.9
Arkansas 7 971 977 -0.6 26 878 927 -5.3
Kentucky 23 1,500 1,498 0.1 25 1,348 1,388 -2.9
Louisiana 11 789 815 -3.2 15 708 707 0.2
Mississippi 39 1,036 1,040 -0.4 39 1,038 1,036 0.2
Oklahoma - 1,124 1,106 1.6 - 1,143 1,158 -1.2
Tennessee 21 1,647 1,651 -0.3 21 1,552 1,648 -5.8
Texas 110 4,204 4,077 3.1 110 3,924 3,910 0.3
Subtotal   12,626 12,527 0.8   11,875 12,084 -1.7
West
Alaska 37 109 107 1.9 37 109 114 -4.1
Arizona 23 1,118 1,113 0.5 10 893 920 -3.0
California 14 3,746 3,794 -1.3 22 3,132 3,289 -4.8
Colorado 16 922 928 -0.7 16 922 921 0.1
Hawaii 8 142 140 0.9 8 112 116 -3.8
Idaho 95 457 453 1.0 95 471 477 -1.2
Montana 11 507 501 1.2 53 553 554 -0.1
Nevada 34 307 316 -3.0 33 326 332 -1.8
New Mexico 38 820 822 -0.2 37 757 785 -3.6
Oregon 103 891 899 -0.9 102 963 979 -1.6
Utah 41 467 466 0.3 42 505 502 0.6
Washington 1 861 873 -1.3 13 960 970 -1.0
Wyoming 72 441 447 -1.5 73 468 480 -2.4
Subtotal   10,788 10,859 -0.7   10,171 10,439 -2.6
Totals 2,121 52,720 53,023 -0.6 2,127 50,495 51,499 -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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