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October 2005

Travel on all roads and streets changed by -1.6 percent for October 2005 as compared with October 2004.
Travel for the month is estimated to be 249.7 billion vehicle miles.
Cumulative Travel for 2005 changed by +0.1 percent.
Cumulative estimate for the year is 2,479.6 billion vehicle miles of travel.

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Estimated Vehicle-Miles of Travel by Region - October 2005 - (in Billions)
Change in Traffic as compared to same month last year.

Region Total Travel Percentage Change
North-East 37.4 -2.5
South-Atlantic 51.8 -3.3
North-Central 57.1 -1.9
South-Gulf 48.4 0.1
West 55.1 -0.4
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 2004 Table VM-2 as a base.
Compiled with data on hand as of December 14, 2005.

1. Travel Trends (October 2005)

2. Individual Monthly Motor Vehicle Travel in the U.S. for October 2005

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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