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December 2006

Travel on all roads and streets changed by 0.4 percent for December 2006 as compared with December 2005.
Travel for the month is estimated to be 246.0 billion vehicle miles.
Cumulative Travel for 2006 changed by +0.2 percent.
Cumulative estimate for the year is 2,995.3 billion vehicle miles of travel.

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

Region Total Travel Percentage Change
North-East 38.8 2.0
South-Atlantic 51.9 1.1
North-Central 54.3 1.2
South-Gulf 45.1 -1.6
West 55.9 -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 2005 Table VM-2 as a base.
Compiled with data on hand as of February 13,2007.
  1. Travel Trends (December 2006)

  2. Individual Monthly Motor Vehicle Travel in the U.S. for December 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 Highways

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

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