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March 2015 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
2015 (Preliminary) 2014 2014 (Revised) 2013
Northeast
Connecticut 10 160 161 -0.4 10 128 129 -0.5
Maine 59 476 454 4.7 62 388 393 -1.2
Massachusetts 9 118 115 2.0 5 105 108 -2.7
New Hampshire 82 256 247 3.5 82 208 213 -2.2
New Jersey 5 248 250 -0.7 6 213 207 2.9
New York 54 1,234 1,200 2.8 52 1,009 1,013 -0.4
Pennsylvania 27 1,823 1,812 0.6 28 1,512 1,466 3.1
Rhode Island 2 42 41 1.7 - 38 44 -12.6
Vermont - 229 223 2.6 - 208 210 -1.1
Subtotal   4,586 4,503 1.8   3,809 3,783 0.7
South Atlantic
Delaware 33 121 114 6.1 34 116 113 3.2
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 98 2,375 2,190 8.5 97 1,948 1,824 6.8
Georgia 55 1,542 1,463 5.4 49 1,341 1,262 6.2
Maryland 22 478 472 1.4 23 375 373 0.4
North Carolina 22 1,688 1,578 7.0 22 1,327 1,333 -0.4
South Carolina 64 1,462 1,377 6.2 61 1,178 1,098 7.2
Virginia 320 1,761 1,685 4.5 317 1,404 1,421 -1.2
West Virginia - 766 741 3.4 - 503 505 -0.5
Subtotal   10,193 9,620 6.0   8,192 7,929 3.3
North Central
Illinois 16 1,290 1,265 2.0 12 1,303 1,299 0.4
Indiana 25 1,350 1,267 6.6 25 1,142 1,039 9.9
Iowa 58 1,053 998 5.5 58 865 822 5.1
Kansas 64 823 775 6.1 64 692 653 6.0
Michigan 64 1,479 1,400 5.6 63 1,181 1,163 1.6
Minnesota 23 1,340 1,250 7.2 22 1,065 990 7.6
Missouri 83 1,309 1,251 4.6 83 1,018 1,025 -0.6
Nebraska 36 728 676 7.7 36 567 544 4.2
North Dakota 1 457 468 -2.3 - 410 379 8.3
Ohio 50 1,509 1,453 3.9 48 1,218 1,220 -0.2
South Dakota 38 427 391 9.1 33 337 319 5.8
Wisconsin 40 1,431 1,368 4.6 34 1,191 1,141 4.4
Subtotal   13,196 12,562 5.0   10,989 10,594 3.7
South Gulf
Alabama 50 1,565 1,538 1.7 45 1,246 1,214 2.6
Arkansas 23 845 816 3.5 22 656 670 -2.1
Kentucky 14 1,495 1,426 4.9 16 1,053 1,115 -5.5
Louisiana 15 959 960 -0.1 14 806 773 4.3
Mississippi 42 1,114 1,101 1.2 41 1,006 979 2.8
Oklahoma 45 1,037 1,014 2.3 41 896 894 0.1
Tennessee 14 1,733 1,694 2.3 11 1,232 1,277 -3.5
Texas 110 4,872 4,685 4.0 106 4,182 3,988 4.9
Subtotal   13,620 13,234 2.9   11,077 10,910 1.5
West
Alaska 34 123 117 4.9 28 99 96 3.3
Arizona 48 871 825 5.6 40 875 820 6.7
California 66 3,013 2,823 6.7 62 2,572 2,425 6.1
Colorado 60 1,041 984 5.9 60 807 754 7.0
Hawaii 10 68 66 3.7 11 62 60 3.4
Idaho 105 460 428 7.4 93 383 344 11.2
Montana 47 425 386 10.0 43 362 318 13.5
Nevada 34 342 324 5.6 32 274 254 8.2
New Mexico 34 772 732 5.4 32 666 642 3.8
Oregon 104 921 855 7.6 70 754 660 14.3
Utah 42 459 432 6.2 44 358 332 7.9
Washington 66 874 827 5.7 52 690 626 10.3
Wyoming 93 335 314 6.9 81 286 261 9.7
Subtotal   9,704 9,113 6.5   8,188 7,592 7.9
Totals 2,416 51,299 49,034 4.6 2,270 42,257 40,809 3.5

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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