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 2.3 percent in Sept. from the same month last year. Travel totaled 246.6 billion miles in Sept..

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                        Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   Sept.
                         2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2013
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                        -------------Billions of Traffic Miles-------------
Total                  246.6    267.8  266.8   261.5    264.1  254.6   241.0 
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 Rural Interstate       20.6     24.2    24.3   22.7     22.5   21.2    20.0 
 Rural Other Arterial   32.3     35.4    36.0    33.9    33.8   31.4    31.5 
 Other Rural            30.4     33.5    33.7   32.5     32.7   30.7    29.8 
 Urban Interstate       40.4     42.9   41.8     43.4    43.2   41.3    39.7 
 Urban Other Arterial   86.0     92.4    91.1   89.5     91.8   90.6    83.8 
 Other Urban            36.9     39.4    39.9    39.5    40.2   39.3    36.2 
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                        Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   Sept.
                         2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2013
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                        --------------------YoY% Change--------------------
Total                    2.3%    0.4%    1.5%    1.4%    0.9%    1.8%    0.2%
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 Rural Interstate        2.8%    2.2%    3.1%    2.2%    2.1%    4.5%   -0.5%
 Rural Other Arterial    2.5%    0.9%    2.0%    1.7%    1.7%    2.8%    0.0%
 Other Rural             2.1%    0.7%    1.8%    1.8%    1.7%    2.1%   -0.3%
 Urban Interstate        1.8%    0.1%    1.8%    1.8%    0.6%    1.9%    0.2%
 Urban Other Arterial    2.7%   -0.1%    0.9%    0.6%    0.4%    1.2%    0.2%
 Other Urban             2.0%   -0.1%    1.2%    1.5%    0.1%    0.7%    0.5%
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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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