U.S. Jan. Motor Vehicle Travel Miles: Summary

U.S. motorists drove less in Jan., according to the Department of Transportation.

Travel on all public roads fell 1.3 percent in Jan. from the same month last year. Travel totaled 224.0 billion miles in Jan.

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                         Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    Jan.
                         2014    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                        -------------Billions of Traffic Miles-------------
Total                  224.0   240.3   239.5   258.8   241.6   267.0   227.0 
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 Rural Interstate       17.9    20.2    19.8    21.3    20.0    23.6    17.9 
 Rural Other Arterial   27.0    29.2    30.1    33.1    31.6    35.2    27.2 
 Other Rural            25.9    27.2    28.1    31.6    29.9    33.3    26.5 
 Urban Interstate       37.1    39.9    39.6    41.8    39.8    42.9    37.5 
 Urban Other Arterial   81.3    85.9    85.1    92.1    84.0    92.4    82.3 
 Other Urban            34.9    37.8    36.6    38.9    36.3    39.5    35.7 
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                         Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    Jan.
                         2014    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                        --------------------YoY% Change--------------------
Total                   -1.3%    1.1%   -0.1%    2.3%    1.6%    1.3%    1.6%
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 Rural Interstate       -0.4%    3.2%   -1.1%    3.2%    1.8%    2.7%    2.2%
 Rural Other Arterial   -0.8%    0.9%   -0.4%    2.3%    1.7%    1.5%    1.4%
 Other Rural            -2.1%    0.5%   -0.1%    1.9%    1.7%    1.8%    1.8%
 Urban Interstate       -1.0%    1.5%    0.1%    2.6%    1.8%    1.4%    1.5%
 Urban Other Arterial   -1.1%    0.8%    0.0%    2.1%    0.9%    0.5%    1.3%
 Other Urban            -2.2%    0.9%    0.0%    2.4%    2.3%    1.7%    2.1%
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NOTE: Totals in billions of miles. Total may not add due to rounding.

SOURCE: Department of Transportation

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