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

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

Travel on all public roads rose 0.4 percent in Aug. from the same month last year. Travel totaled 267.8 billion miles in Aug..

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                         Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Aug.
                         2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2013
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                        -------------Billions of Traffic Miles-------------
Total                   267.8   266.7   261.6   264.1  254.5   249.0    266.7
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 Rural Interstate        24.2    24.3    22.8    22.5   21.2    20.4     23.6
 Rural Other Arterial    35.4    36.0    33.9    33.8   31.4    30.9     35.1
 Other Rural             33.5    33.7    32.6    32.7   30.7    29.5     33.3
 Urban Interstate        42.9    41.7    43.4    43.2   41.3    40.7     42.9
 Urban Other Arterial    92.4    91.1    89.6    91.8   90.6    89.1     92.4
 Other Urban             39.4    39.9    39.5    40.2   39.3    38.3     39.5
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                         Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Aug.
                         2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2013
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                        --------------------YoY% Change--------------------
Total                    0.4%    1.5%    1.4%    0.9%    1.8%    0.2%   -0.9%
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 Rural Interstate        2.2%    3.0%    2.3%    2.1%    4.5%   -0.1%   -0.6%
 Rural Other Arterial    1.0%    2.1%    1.8%    1.7%    2.8%    0.2%   -0.4%
 Other Rural             0.7%    1.7%    1.9%    1.7%    2.1%   -0.3%   -1.6%
 Urban Interstate        0.0%    1.7%    1.9%    0.7%    1.8%    0.4%   -0.9%
 Urban Other Arterial    0.0%    0.9%    0.7%    0.4%    1.2%    0.2%   -0.6%
 Other Urban            -0.2%    1.1%    1.5%    0.1%    0.7%    0.3%   -1.2%
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NOTE: Totals in billions of unlinked trips. Total may not add due to rounding.

SOURCE: Department of Transportation

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