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Federal Highway


October 2004

Travel on all roads and streets changed by -1.2 percent for October 2004 as compared with October 2003.
Travel for the month is estimated to be 252.0 billion vehicle miles.
Cumulative Travel for 2004 changed by 1 percent.
Cumulative estimate for the year is 2,439.3 billion vehicle miles of travel.

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Estimated Vehicle-Miles of Travel by Region - October 2004 - (in Billions)
Change in Traffic as compared to same month last year.

Region Total Travel Percentage Change
North-East 37.5 -2.3
South-Atlantic 53.6 -0.9
North-Central 57.8 -2.4
South-Gulf 48.4 -0.6
West 54.7 0.1
All data for this month are preliminary. Revised values for the previous month are shown in Tables 1 and 2.
All vehicle-miles of travel computed with 2003 Table VM-2 as a base.
Compiled with data on hand as of December 20,2004.

1. Travel Trends (October 2004)

2. Individual Monthly Motor Vehicle Travel in the U.S. for October 2004

3. Changes on Rural Arterial Roads by Region and State

4. Changes on Urban Arterial Roads by Region and State

5. Changes on All Estimated Roads by Region and State

6. Volume Trends - Rural

7. Volume Trends - Urban

8. Figure 1 - Moving 12-Month Total on All Highways

9. Figure 2 - Travel on U.S. Highways By Month


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