Vehicle Traffic Volumes Rise 1.2% in August 2012

October 22nd, 2012
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Year-over-Year Change Monthly Miles Driven (blue line) and Year-over-Year Change 12 Month Rolling Average (red line)

  • Travel on all roads and streets changed by 1.2% (3.0 billion vehicle miles) for August 2012 as compared with August 2011.

Follow up:

  • Travel for the month is estimated to be 262.4 billion vehicle miles.
  • Cumulative Travel for 2012 changed by 0.9% (17.8 billion vehicle miles).
  • Cumulative estimate for the year is 1,976.4 billion vehicle miles of travel.
  • Change in Traffic as compared to same month last year.
Region Total Travel Percentage Change
North-East 39.2 2.7
South-Atlantic 53.7 1.2
North-Central 59.6 0.5
South-Gulf 51.6 1.5
West 58.2 0.5

 

Year-over-Year Change Monthly Miles Driven (blue line) and Year-over-Year Change 12 Month Rolling Average (red line)

Although traffic volumes decreased in this period, they have become less bad in 2012.

source: DOL

 















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