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

U.S. motorists drove more in Sept., according to the Department of Transportation.

Travel on all public roads rose 1.6 percent in Sept. from the same month last year. Travel totaled 241.7 billion miles in Sept..

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                        Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   Sept.
                         2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012
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                        -------------Billions of Traffic Miles-------------
Total                  241.7   267.0   263.6    258.1  262.1   251.1   238.0 
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 Rural Interstate       20.0    23.6    23.6     22.2   22.2    20.4    19.7 
 Rural Other Arterial   31.6    35.2    35.4     33.3   33.3    30.7    31.1 
 Other Rural            29.9    33.3    33.2     32.1   32.2    30.2    29.4 
 Urban Interstate       39.8    42.9    41.1     42.6   42.8    40.7    39.1 
 Urban Other Arterial   84.0    92.4    90.7     89.1   91.6    90.1    83.3 
 Other Urban            36.3    39.5    39.6     38.9   40.2    39.1    35.5 
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                        Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   Sept.
                         2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012
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                        --------------------YoY% Change--------------------
Total                    1.5%    1.3%    1.6%   -0.3%    0.9%    1.2%   -1.5%
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 Rural Interstate        1.8%    2.7%    2.1%    0.8%    2.0%   -0.5%    1.5%
 Rural Other Arterial    1.7%    1.4%    1.5%   -0.6%    0.4%    0.0%   -1.3%
 Other Rural             1.7%    1.8%    1.7%   -0.4%    0.5%    0.4%   -2.3%
 Urban Interstate        1.8%    1.3%    1.5%   -0.2%    1.0%    1.2%   -0.7%
 Urban Other Arterial    0.9%    0.5%    1.4%   -0.6%    0.8%    2.0%   -2.0%
 Other Urban             2.3%    1.7%    1.9%   -0.4%    0.9%    1.5%   -1.8%
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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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