U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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January 2023 Traffic Volume Trends
- Travel on all roads and streets changed by +5.6% (+13.2 billion vehicle miles) for January 2023 as compared with January 2022. Travel for the month is estimated to be 247.3 billion vehicle miles.
- The seasonally adjusted vehicle miles traveled for January 2023 is 272.5 billion miles, a 4.5% ( 11.6 billion vehicle miles) change over January 2022. It also represents a 3.1% change (8.1 billion vehicle miles) compared with December 2022.
- Cumulative Travel for 2023 changed by +5.6% (+13.2 billion vehicle miles). The cumulative estimate for the year is 247.3 billion vehicle miles of travel.
- Estimated Vehicle-Miles of Travel by Region - January 2023 - (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 Highway Statistics 2020 Table VM-2 as a base.
Compiled with data on hand as of March 14,2023.
- Some historical data were revised based on HPMS and amended TVT data as of December 2020.
- 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 6 (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 7 (Motor Vehicles).
- To facilitate historic analysis, the VMT values for the seasonally adjusted series have been updated for the 12 months
the current month and in all other months, held at the value from last month's release.
- Travel Trends (January 2023)
- Estimated Monthly Motor Vehicle Travel in the U.S. for January 2023
- 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 Roads
- Figure 2 - Travel on U.S. Highways by Month
- Figure 3 - Seasonally Adjusted Vehicle Miles Traveled by Month
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