Figure 8 Origin and Destinations of Long-Distance Interregional Trips: 2001

Figure 8 Origin and Destinations of Long-Distance Interregional Trips: 2001

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Region of trip origin Destination regions
West (Percent) Midwest (Percent) South (Percent) Northeast (Percent)
West   39 40 21
Midwest 22   58 20
South 20 38   42
Northeast 10 15 76  

Notes: Trips from within the same region make up roughly 89 percent of all long distance trips. Only interregional trips are considered for this figure. Data are revised from printed 2004 version.

Regions
Northeast = ME,NH,VT,MA,RI,CT,NJ,NY,PA
South = DE,MD,WV,VA,KY,TN,NC,SC,GA,FL,AL,MS, LA,AR, OK, TX
Midwest = OH,IN,IL,MI,WI,MN,IA,MO,KS,NE,SD,ND
West = NM,CO,WY,MT,AZ,UT,ID,NV,WA,OR,CA,AK,HI

Sources: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration and Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Household Travel Survey, (Washington DC: 2003).