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Federal Highway


August 2006

Travel on all roads and streets changed by -0.6 percent for August 2006 as compared with August 2005.
Travel for the month is estimated to be 261.7 billion vehicle miles.

Cumulative Travel for 2006 changed by 0.0 percent.
Cumulative estimate for the year is 1,990.5 billion vehicle miles of travel

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Estimated Vehicle-Miles of Travel by Region - August 2006 - (in Billions)
Change in Traffic as compared to same month last year.

Region Total Travel Percentage Change
North-East 40.4 -0.7
South-Atlantic 54.2 -0.1
North-Central 58.9 -1.3
South-Gulf 50.1 -0.6
West 58.1 -0.3

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 October 05, 2006.

  1. Travel Volume Trends (August 2006)

  2. Individual Monthly Motor Vehicle Travel in the U.S. for August 2006

  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 Roads

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


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