Figure 4. Vehicle Miles Traveled (billions) - Actual and Trend, January 2001 - December 2009

Figure 4. Vehicle Miles Traveled (billions) - Actual and Trend, January 2001 - December 2009

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(Billions of miles)

  Vehicle Miles Traveled Vehicle Miles Traveled - Trend
Jan-01 209.68 231.391408
Feb-01 200.871 231.724448
Mar-01 232.595 232.077095
Apr-01 232.51 232.432837
May-01 245.353 232.787765
Jun-01 243.491 233.137126
Jul-01 250.354 233.498819
Aug-01 253.265 233.874271
Sep-01 226.304 234.233976
Oct-01 241.043 234.646145
Nov-01 230.505 235.064946
Dec-01 229.578 235.439474
Jan-02 215.2 235.817073
Feb-02 208.223 236.184551
Mar-02 236.069 236.530279
Apr-02 237.209 236.893297
May-02 251.72 237.255893
Jun-02 247.835 237.587899
Jul-02 256.364 237.932584
Aug-02 258.638 238.268508
Sep-02 233.6 238.572323
Oct-02 245.535 238.879575
Nov-02 230.629 239.192136
Dec-02 234.241 239.512961
Jan-03 218.502 239.83346
Feb-03 203.645 240.155
Mar-03 236.661 240.477145
Apr-03 239.376 240.869752
May-03 253.192 241.293444
Jun-03 252.081 241.72145
Jul-03 262.041 242.162579
Aug-03 260.624 242.57318
Sep-03 237.398 242.975704
Oct-03 254.001 243.383451
Nov-03 233.655 243.740087
Dec-03 238.498 244.120613
Jan-04 222.454 244.50591
Feb-04 213.3 244.900896
Mar-04 251.061 245.315016
Apr-04 250.737 245.676905
May-04 256.863 245.980285
Jun-04 257.245 246.297006
Jul-04 265.797 246.618037
Aug-04 262.941 246.909525
Sep-04 243.635 247.208368
Oct-04 254.617 247.47783
Nov-04 239.976 247.736182
Dec-04 245.542 247.985319
Jan-05 224.094 248.196206
Feb-05 219.587 248.449466
Mar-05 252.88 248.681502
Apr-05 250.664 248.893535
May-05 262.348 249.093641
Jun-05 263.724 249.276989
Jul-05 266.92 249.421089
Aug-05 265.535 249.552109
Sep-05 242.44 249.685717
Oct-05 251.611 249.838805
Nov-05 243.275 250.052391
Dec-05 246.317 250.248663
Jan-06 233.329 250.428875
Feb-06 220.343 250.56896
Mar-06 256.34 250.706992
Apr-06 250.474 250.816279
May-06 263.06 250.94565
Jun-06 263.713 251.080261
Jul-06 263.335 251.205205
Aug-06 265.443 251.387273
Sep-06 245.823 251.597543
Oct-06 258.146 251.806634
Nov-06 245.583 252.01829
Dec-06 248.745 252.209485
Jan-07 233.709 252.377021
Feb-07 218.654 252.535982
Mar-07 259.343 252.745356
Apr-07 252.398 252.915899
May-07 267.24 253.11367
Jun-07 265.336 253.290437
Jul-07 267.019 253.465475
Aug-07 271.474 253.676659
Sep-07 246.265 253.86365
Oct-07 261.623 254.071932
Nov-07 245.955 254.272455
Dec-07 240.776 249.067745
Jan-08 233.276 249.308612
Feb-08 221.006 249.50677
Mar-08 252.297 249.686729
Apr-08 252.22 249.877992
May-08 261.345 250.064995
Jun-08 255.894 245.490696
Jul-08 261.785 245.714709
Aug-08 261.095 245.943494
Sep-08 238.79 246.182257
Oct-08 256.368 246.437992
Nov-08 236.902 246.656207
Dec-08 242.493 246.888835
Jan-09 226.298 247.104443
Feb-09 219.146 247.339881
Mar-09 249.161 247.556225
Apr-09 252.855 247.792248
May-09 260.439 247.991083
Jun-09 260.699 248.187508
Jul-09 267.686 248.374774
Aug-09 263.075 248.525789
Sep-09 244.05 248.691259
Oct-09 254.665 248.837662
Nov-09 239.299 249.001432
Dec-09 241.935 249.177414

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Traffic Volume Trends, http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/tvtw/tvtpage.cfm and U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation, special tabulations.