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March 2012 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 March February
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2012 (Preliminary) 2011 2012 (Revised) 2011
Northeast
Connecticut 6 160 160 0.1 6 140 136 3.2
Maine 71 472 479 -1.4 71 410 395 3.8
Massachusetts 10 204 205 -0.5 6 190 184 3.4
New Hampshire 31 275 279 -1.4 30 247 236 4.4
New Jersey 20 378 372 1.8 19 309 301 2.5
New York 53 1,195 1,161 3.0 51 950 912 4.2
Pennsylvania 36 1,925 1,869 3.0 36 1,627 1,545 5.3
Rhode Island - 45 45 0.3 - 46 45 2.0
Vermont 38 223 223 0.0 38 211 203 3.9
Subtotal   4,877 4,793 1.8   4,130 3,957 4.4
South Atlantic
Delaware 23 114 112 2.3 22 112 109 3.0
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 105 2,176 2,154 1.0 103 1,794 1,829 -1.9
Georgia 70 1,994 1,973 1.1 70 1,753 1,766 -0.7
Maryland 24 766 759 0.8 24 604 606 -0.2
North Carolina 15 1,558 1,500 3.9 15 1,338 1,360 -1.6
South Carolina 72 1,378 1,343 2.6 70 1,136 1,146 -0.8
Virginia 274 1,753 1,714 2.3 263 1,479 1,489 -0.7
West Virginia - 784 769 2.0 - 541 526 2.7
Subtotal   10,523 10,324 1.9   8,757 8,831 -0.8
North Central
Illinois 5 1,340 1,314 2.0 4 1,381 1,373 0.6
Indiana 30 1,293 1,265 2.2 31 1,091 1,074 1.6
Iowa 85 1,063 1,032 3.0 87 879 850 3.4
Kansas 66 797 777 2.6 64 690 634 8.7
Michigan 62 1,656 1,605 3.2 61 1,387 1,346 3.1
Minnesota 39 1,284 1,226 4.7 38 1,090 1,081 0.8
Missouri 80 1,315 1,302 1.0 79 1,076 997 7.9
Nebraska 37 679 640 6.0 36 531 518 2.7
North Dakota 26 384 344 11.5 26 313 279 12.1
Ohio 48 1,656 1,626 1.9 46 1,404 1,343 4.6
South Dakota 29 401 383 4.6 30 298 301 -0.9
Wisconsin 80 1,437 1,408 2.0 78 1,213 1,181 2.7
Subtotal   13,305 12,922 3.0   11,353 10,977 3.4
South Gulf
Alabama 25 1,498 1,480 1.2 11 1,203 1,215 -1.0
Arkansas 29 1,004 1,001 0.3 29 820 806 1.8
Kentucky 34 1,466 1,439 1.8 27 1,186 1,174 1.1
Louisiana - 905 893 1.3 5 737 729 1.1
Mississippi 43 1,111 1,104 0.6 41 1,000 990 1.1
Oklahoma - 1,104 1,083 1.9 - 896 849 5.6
Tennessee 7 1,747 1,737 0.6 9 1,330 1,342 -0.9
Texas 117 4,325 4,224 2.4 114 3,673 3,470 5.9
Subtotal   13,160 12,961 1.5   10,845 10,575 2.6
West
Alaska 35 91 94 -3.6 33 73 76 -3.4
Arizona 58 929 933 -0.4 61 929 932 -0.3
California 19 3,055 3,030 0.8 38 2,723 2,717 0.2
Colorado 74 958 928 3.3 74 715 709 0.9
Hawaii 7 103 104 -0.3 7 92 93 -0.8
Idaho 102 404 401 0.8 98 342 340 0.8
Montana 54 416 402 3.5 54 359 339 5.9
Nevada 34 304 303 0.5 34 249 248 0.7
New Mexico 59 726 736 -1.3 52 644 627 2.7
Oregon - 828 827 0.2 94 702 695 0.9
Utah 45 460 453 1.5 45 365 364 0.3
Washington 45 809 833 -2.8 51 685 694 -1.3
Wyoming - 337 326 3.3 72 285 277 3.1
Subtotal   9,420 9,370 0.5   8,163 8,111 0.6
Totals 2,222 51,285 50,370 1.8 2,353 43,248 42,451 1.9

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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