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August 2012 Traffic Volume Trends

Changes on Urban Arterial Roads by Region and State

Table – 4. Changes on Urban Arterial Roads by Region and State**
Region And State August July
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2012 (Preliminary) 2011 2012 (Revised) 2011
Northeast
Connecticut 25 1,974 1,913 3.2 26 1,945 1,975 -1.5
Maine 13 232 232 0.2 13 249 248 0.5
Massachusetts 56 3,544 3,419 3.7 53 3,517 3,560 -1.2
New Hampshire 25 522 508 2.7 25 498 498 0.0
New Jersey 72 4,443 4,284 3.7 69 4,346 4,315 0.7
New York 87 6,586 6,322 4.2 84 6,333 6,388 -0.9
Pennsylvania 23 4,538 4,459 1.8 22 4,366 4,380 -0.3
Rhode Island 41 639 623 2.6 41 580 581 -0.2
Vermont 13 114 111 2.5 13 111 110 0.5
Subtotal   22,592 21,871 3.3   21,945 22,055 -0.5
South Atlantic
Delaware 13 439 429 2.3 14 396 397 -0.2
District of Columbia 1 240 237 1.2 - 159 161 -1.2
Florida 136 8,791 8,715 0.9 134 8,769 8,640 1.5
Georgia 110 4,397 4,353 1.0 110 3,980 4,012 -0.8
Maryland 39 3,280 3,207 2.3 39 3,091 3,099 -0.3
North Carolina 18 3,921 3,866 1.4 20 4,037 4,025 0.3
South Carolina 34 1,684 1,631 3.2 36 1,661 1,650 0.6
Virginia 337 3,691 3,672 0.5 337 3,640 3,694 -1.5
West Virginia 10 572 557 2.6 12 635 621 2.3
Subtotal   27,015 26,667 1.3   26,368 26,299 0.3
North Central
Illinois 21 5,162 5,010 3.0 17 4,954 4,891 1.3
Indiana 28 2,405 2,442 -1.5 27 2,401 2,488 -3.5
Iowa 30 830 832 -0.3 30 793 796 -0.3
Kansas 17 975 962 1.4 14 941 939 0.1
Michigan 48 4,501 4,588 -1.9 47 4,455 4,535 -1.8
Minnesota 26 2,327 2,328 -0.1 26 2,226 2,231 -0.2
Missouri 64 2,420 2,417 0.1 64 2,342 2,339 0.1
Nebraska 13 568 568 0.1 12 561 568 -1.3
North Dakota 8 141 146 -3.2 9 153 151 1.3
Ohio 70 4,766 4,811 -0.9 83 4,620 4,588 0.7
South Dakota 10 178 178 -0.2 10 166 160 3.6
Wisconsin 50 2,195 2,199 -0.2 50 2,134 2,117 0.8
Subtotal   26,468 26,481 -0.0   25,746 25,803 -0.2
South Gulf
Alabama 30 1,885 1,864 1.1 29 1,748 1,741 0.4
Arkansas 8 1,008 995 1.2 - 1,044 1,033 1.0
Kentucky 5 1,529 1,479 3.4 6 1,237 1,194 3.6
Louisiana 8 1,917 1,872 2.4 1 1,803 1,719 4.9
Mississippi 25 966 958 0.9 25 978 985 -0.7
Oklahoma 21 1,702 1,729 -1.6 - 1,643 1,618 1.5
Tennessee 7 2,728 2,721 0.3 9 2,798 2,868 -2.4
Texas 83 11,937 11,737 1.7 94 11,550 11,325 2.0
Subtotal   23,672 23,355 1.4   22,801 22,483 1.4
West
Alaska 46 180 176 2.0 36 177 175 1.2
Arizona 8 2,377 2,285 4.0 18 2,593 2,575 0.7
California 53 20,487 20,599 -0.5 57 19,596 19,617 -0.1
Colorado 23 2,415 2,375 1.7 22 1,997 2,000 -0.2
Hawaii 36 390 391 -0.2 36 396 401 -1.2
Idaho 66 472 467 1.1 58 457 448 2.1
Montana 5 230 226 1.9 5 234 233 0.4
Nevada 32 1,045 1,058 -1.2 32 1,010 1,019 -0.8
New Mexico 29 655 659 -0.7 31 713 728 -2.0
Oregon 38 1,312 1,298 1.1 42 1,257 1,252 0.4
Utah 44 1,254 1,250 0.3 43 1,117 1,123 -0.5
Washington 24 3,086 3,058 0.9 25 3,045 3,043 0.1
Wyoming 18 154 151 1.6 - 146 146 0.2
Subtotal   34,057 33,993 0.2   32,738 32,760 -0.1
Totals 2,047 133,804 132,367 1.1 2,006 129,598 129,400 0.2

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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