Table 1-33M: Roadway Vehicle-Kilometers Traveled (VKT) and VKT per Lane-Kilometers by Functional Class

Table 1-33M: Roadway Vehicle-Kilometers Traveled (VKT) and VKT per Lane-Kilometers by Functional Class

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  1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Urban VKT, total (millions) 1,376,416 1,680,313 2,052,693 2,073,635 2,193,623 2,268,647 2,332,337 2,397,173 2,452,457 2,499,240 2,567,901 2,619,397 2,677,583 2,697,870 2,780,296 2,905,683 3,045,305 3,141,230 3,181,749
Interstate 259,494 347,921 448,848 459,186 488,058 510,804 532,012 549,636 565,812 581,670 602,896 616,796 633,221 643,561 657,607 696,255 731,262 754,895 768,113
Other arterialsa 779,227 930,635 1,125,306 1,138,640 1,199,956 1,245,597 1,284,094 1,311,889 1,343,196 1,362,514 1,388,857 1,413,250 1,449,040 1,470,499 1,508,530 1,567,398 1,641,674 1,686,945 1,706,062
Collector 133,645 144,162 171,068 172,652 186,789 189,721 193,263 204,272 208,104 209,450 212,281 211,794 217,860 221,964 228,324 247,438 260,888 270,431 278,754
Local 204,050 257,595 307,470 303,157 318,821 322,525 322,968 331,375 335,345 345,607 363,868 377,557 377,462 361,847 385,835 394,592 411,482 428,959 428,819
Rural VKT, total (millions) 1,081,527 1,175,993 1,398,324 1,421,941 1,422,816 1,427,015 1,461,833 1,501,983 1,545,282 1,608,180 1,661,693 1,710,126 1,743,164 1,778,459 1,815,598 1,746,758 1,722,397 1,670,398 1,669,001
Interstate 217,397 248,414 322,147 329,933 330,812 335,239 346,923 359,498 374,277 386,653 404,782 418,697 431,594 440,999 450,555 434,434 429,688 416,482 415,071
Other arterialsa 422,894 455,127 532,477 538,736 553,714 562,574 575,065 593,196 609,695 630,955 649,345 665,174 676,888 687,101 698,141 670,446 659,741 642,019 634,885
Collectorb 304,919 332,602 386,983 395,303 378,051 364,188 371,000 380,043 387,900 408,934 414,998 425,596 430,067 436,071 442,581 424,323 419,928 404,890 404,549
Local 136,318 139,850 156,716 157,968 160,239 165,014 168,844 169,245 173,410 181,639 192,568 200,659 204,615 214,287 224,320 217,554 213,040 207,007 214,497
Urban VKT per lane-kilometer, total (thousands) 987 1,089 1,229 1,233 1,247 1,259 1,278 1,304 1,320 1,327 1,358 1,382 1,398 1,372 1,386 1,378 1,385 1,388 1,378
Interstate 5,355 6,072 7,215 7,310 7,255 7,384 7,511 7,699 7,881 8,050 8,258 8,415 8,567 8,643 8,756 8,748 8,818 8,779 8,734
Other arterialsa 2,335 2,504 2,818 2,829 2,869 2,861 2,902 2,943 2,988 3,004 3,059 3,138 3,176 3,214 3,259 3,237 3,249 3,220 3,201
Collector 921 888 1,020 1,044 1,061 1,056 1,054 1,104 1,113 1,109 1,132 1,137 1,155 1,171 1,196 1,193 1,199 1,199 1,236
Local 235 271 295 288 291 288 286 291 292 296 309 318 315 291 302 295 295 300 295
Rural VKT per lane-kilometer, total (thousands) 166 182 219 222 224 225 232 238 244 253 265 272 276 283 289 281 281 273 273
Interstate 1,660 1,883 2,371 2,417 2,478 2,536 2,643 2,725 2,815 2,904 3,038 3,120 3,207 3,275 3,348 3,332 3,360 3,317 3,337
Other arterialsa 834 892 1,029 1,040 1,051 1,070 1,085 1,118 1,144 1,175 1,207 1,233 1,252 1,267 1,283 1,255 1,240 1,212 1,198
Collectorb 213 227 264 269 262 254 259 268 274 288 293 301 304 308 314 306 304 295 296
Local 31 32 37 37 37 39 40 40 41 43 46 48 48 51 53 52 52 51 52

a For urban: the sum of other freeways and expressways, other principal arterials, and minor arterials.
For rural: the sum of other principal arterials and minor arterials.

b Collector is the sum of major and minor collectors (rural only).

NOTE

See table 1-6 for estimated highway lane-miles by functional class.

1 Mile=1.609344 Kilometers

SOURCES

1980-94: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics Summary to 1995, FHWA-PL-97-009 (Washington, DC: July 1997), table VM-202.

1995-2006: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics (Washington, DC: Annual issues), table VM-2, Internet site www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi as of Jan. 4, 2008.

Lane-miles:

1980-95: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Information Management, unpublished data, 1997, table HM-260.

1996-2006: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics (Washington, DC: Annual issues), table HM-60, Internet site www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi as of Jan. 4, 2008.