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December 2012 Traffic Volume Trends – Travel Monitoring and Traffic Volume – Office of Highway Policy Information (OHPI) – FHWA
Travel Monitoring and Traffic Volume
December 2012 Traffic Volume Trends
- Travel on all roads and streets changed by -2.9% (-7.0 billion vehicle miles) for December 2012 as compared with December 2011.
- Travel for the month is estimated to be 236.3 billion vehicle miles.
- Cumulative Travel for 2012 changed by 0.3% (9.1 billion vehicle miles).
- Cumulative estimate for the year is 2,938.5 billion vehicle miles of travel.
- Estimated Vehicle-Miles of Travel by Region - December 2012 - (in Billions)
- Change in Traffic as compared to same month last year.
- 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 2010 Table VM-2 as a base.
- Compiled with data on hand as of February 7, 2013.
- Some historical data were revised based on HPMS and amended TVT data as of December 2009.
- For information on total licensed drivers in the U.S. visit http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/hss/hsspubs.htm. Select the year of interest then Section III (Driver Licensing).
- For information on total registered motor vehicles in the U.S., visit http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/hss/hsspubs.htm. Select the year of interest and Section II (Motor Vehicles).
- Travel Trends (December 2012)
- Individual Monthly Motor Vehicle Travel in the U.S. for December 2012
- Changes on Rural Arterial Roads by Region and State
- Changes on Urban Arterial Roads by Region and State
- Changes on All Estimated Roads by Region and State
- Volume Trends – Rural
- Volume Trends – Urban
- Figure 1 – Moving 12-Month Total on All Highways
- Figure 2 – Travel on U.S. Highways By Month
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