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October 2011 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
2011 (Preliminary) 2010 2011 (Revised) 2010
Northeast
Connecticut 6 169 180 -5.9 6 169 177 -4.5
Maine 67 499 522 -4.4 67 501 511 -2.0
Massachusetts 9 247 247 -0.3 9 219 221 -1.1
New Hampshire 28 311 321 -3.0 29 314 318 -1.5
New Jersey 20 342 351 -2.5 21 425 431 -1.4
New York 49 1,233 1,263 -2.4 49 1,215 1,256 -3.3
Pennsylvania 37 2,155 2,192 -1.7 20 2,069 2,084 -0.7
Rhode Island - 55 56 -2.1 - 89 89 -1.0
Vermont 36 251 255 -1.6 34 252 253 -0.4
Subtotal   5,262 5,387 -2.3   5,253 5,340 -1.6
South Atlantic
Delaware 24 132 132 0.1 24 153 155 -1.4
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 107 1,898 1,990 -4.6 108 1,815 1,861 -2.5
Georgia 67 1,869 1,934 -3.4 70 1,638 1,660 -1.3
Maryland 25 773 806 -4.0 26 790 813 -2.9
North Carolina 15 1,589 1,652 -3.8 14 1,520 1,548 -1.8
South Carolina 71 1,340 1,383 -3.1 68 1,308 1,324 -1.2
Virginia 259 1,771 1,813 -2.3 240 1,668 1,700 -1.9
West Virginia - 608 624 -2.4 - 594 602 -1.3
Subtotal   9,980 10,334 -3.4   9,486 9,663 -1.8
North Central
Illinois - 1,555 1,596 -2.5 - 1,439 1,458 -1.3
Indiana 28 1,303 1,306 -0.2 26 1,240 1,250 -0.9
Iowa 82 1,150 1,170 -1.8 66 1,155 1,152 0.2
Kansas 62 847 866 -2.2 61 855 865 -1.2
Michigan 58 1,625 1,687 -3.7 59 1,623 1,684 -3.6
Minnesota 37 1,458 1,500 -2.8 34 1,396 1,415 -1.3
Missouri 80 1,411 1,463 -3.6 74 1,704 1,766 -3.5
Nebraska 36 780 786 -0.7 35 755 754 0.1
North Dakota 26 410 388 5.7 27 386 358 7.8
Ohio 47 1,769 1,800 -1.8 46 1,734 1,769 -1.9
South Dakota 27 409 428 -4.3 26 416 433 -3.8
Wisconsin 75 1,718 1,748 -1.7 60 1,688 1,671 1.0
Subtotal   14,435 14,738 -2.1   14,391 14,575 -1.3
South Gulf
Alabama 24 1,321 1,347 -1.9 21 1,269 1,314 -3.4
Arkansas 10 971 997 -2.6 27 916 937 -2.2
Kentucky 25 1,437 1,477 -2.7 25 1,346 1,376 -2.2
Louisiana 6 816 848 -3.8 6 716 732 -2.2
Mississippi 34 1,072 1,107 -3.2 32 1,053 1,105 -4.7
Oklahoma - 1,092 1,119 -2.5 44 1,175 1,182 -0.6
Tennessee 10 1,654 1,694 -2.4 12 1,708 1,709 0.0
Texas 110 4,053 4,122 -1.7 110 3,887 3,880 0.2
Subtotal   12,416 12,711 -2.3   12,070 12,235 -1.3
West
Alaska 31 112 115 -2.6 30 119 122 -2.4
Arizona - 1,070 1,098 -2.5 - 924 935 -1.2
California 37 3,778 3,852 -1.9 43 3,279 3,327 -1.4
Colorado 71 910 925 -1.6 73 899 908 -1.1
Hawaii 6 138 141 -2.0 6 109 111 -1.8
Idaho 94 464 480 -3.4 86 488 496 -1.6
Montana 55 503 506 -0.6 55 547 541 1.1
Nevada 35 314 324 -3.0 35 335 341 -1.7
New Mexico - 822 842 -2.5 - 775 785 -1.2
Oregon 96 907 932 -2.7 98 988 992 -0.5
Utah 43 469 487 -3.8 44 506 522 -3.1
Washington 57 906 935 -3.0 1 982 985 -0.3
Wyoming - 426 437 -2.5 - 456 462 -1.2
Subtotal   10,819 11,074 -2.3   10,407 10,527 -1.1
Totals 2,122 52,912 54,244 -2.5 2,047 51,607 52,340 -1.4

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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