The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released the latest issue of Traffic Volume Trends, which is a monthly report based on hourly traffic count data reported by the states. According to the report, travel on all roads and streets changed by 1.3 percent (3.2 billion vehicle miles) in December 2011 as compared with December 2010. Travel for the month is estimated to be 246.4 billion vehicle miles. Cumulative travel for 2011 is down by 1.2 percent (-35.7 billion vehicle miles). The cumulative estimate for the year is 2,962.9 billion vehicle miles of travel.
This Summary Last Modified On: 2/24/2012