Table 5-3: Highway Vehicle-Miles Traveled (VMT): 2003, 2008

Table 5-3: Highway Vehicle-Miles Traveled (VMT): 2003, 2008

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State 2003 2008
Total VMT (millions) Estimated Population VMT per capita Total VMT (millions) Estimated Population VMT per capita
Alabama 58,637 4,486,598 13,069 59,303 4,661,900 12,721
Alaska 4,942 650,426 7,598 4,865 686,293 7,089
Arizona 53,896 5,585,512 9,649 61,628 6,500,180 9,481
Arkansas 30,639 2,717,909 11,273 33,163 2,855,390 11,614
California3 323,592 35,307,398 9,165 327,286 36,756,666 8,904
Colorado 43,379 4,548,339 9,537 47,860 4,939,456 9,689
Connecticut 31,432 3,467,932 9,064 31,737 3,501,252 9,064
Delaware 9,044 814,262 11,107 8,976 873,092 10,281
District of Columbia 4,150 577,371 7,188 3,611 591,833 6,101
Florida 185,511 16,937,337 10,953 198,616 18,328,340 10,837
Georgia 109,246 8,732,924 12,510 109,057 9,685,744 11,260
Hawaii 9,312 1,238,333 7,520 10,278 1,288,198 7,979
Idaho 14,290 1,363,010 10,484 15,251 1,523,816 10,008
Illinois 106,536 12,611,047 8,448 106,079 12,901,563 8,222
Indiana1 72,511 6,178,828 11,735 70,973 6,376,792 11,130
Iowa 31,108 2,933,407 10,605 30,713 3,002,555 10,229
Kansas 28,672 2,722,070 10,533 29,727 2,802,134 10,609
Kentucky 46,748 4,110,922 11,372 47,534 4,269,245 11,134
Louisiana 44,156 4,473,558 9,870 45,091 4,410,796 10,223
Maine 14,912 1,302,729 11,447 14,559 1,316,456 11,059
Maryland 54,701 5,495,009 9,955 55,023 5,633,597 9,767
Massachusetts 53,709 6,441,440 8,338 54,505 6,497,967 8,388
Michigan 100,756 10,065,881 10,010 101,825 10,003,422 10,179
Minnesota2 55,296 5,046,708 10,957 57,995 5,220,393 11,109
Mississippi 37,467 2,866,711 13,070 43,711 2,938,618 14,875
Missouri4 68,163 5,704,639 11,949 68,273 5,911,605 11,549
Montana 10,874 916,754 11,861 10,812 967,440 11,176
Nebraska 19,016 1,732,873 10,974 19,170 1,783,432 10,749
Nevada 19,301 2,233,830 8,640 20,780 2,600,167 7,992
New Hampshire 13,180 1,281,260 10,287 13,040 1,315,809 9,910
New Jersey 69,778 8,589,562 8,124 73,629 8,682,661 8,480
New Mexico 22,844 1,867,909 12,230 26,279 1,984,356 13,243
New York 135,047 19,230,877 7,022 134,085 19,490,297 6,880
North Carolina 93,759 8,409,660 11,149 101,712 9,222,414 11,029
North Dakota 7,468 632,689 11,804 7,820 641,481 12,191
Ohio 108,938 11,430,306 9,531 108,302 11,485,910 9,429
Oklahoma 45,725 3,496,157 13,079 48,499 3,642,361 13,315
Oregon 35,098 3,551,877 9,882 33,468 3,790,060 8,830
Pennsylvania 106,347 12,317,647 8,634 107,848 12,448,279 8,664
Rhode Island 8,365 1,071,302 7,808 8,187 1,050,788 7,791
South Carolina 48,120 4,143,420 11,614 49,597 4,479,800 11,071
South Dakota 8,527 766,440 11,125 8,986 804,194 11,174
Tennessee 69,154 5,849,563 11,822 69,469 6,214,888 11,178
Texas 223,418 22,062,119 10,127 235,382 24,326,974 9,676
Utah 24,029 2,380,462 10,094 25,974 2,736,424 9,492
Vermont 8,309 616,702 13,473 7,312 621,270 11,769
Virginia 76,868 7,363,300 10,439 82,278 7,769,089 10,590
Washington 55,015 6,110,202 9,004 55,558 6,549,224 8,483
West Virginia 20,082 1,802,287 11,143 20,774 1,814,468 11,449
Wisconsin 59,615 5,474,360 10,890 57,462 5,627,967 10,210
Wyoming 9,211 499,056 18,457 9,447 532,668 17,735
United States, total 2,890,893 290,210,914 9,961 2,973,509 304,059,724 9,779

1 2008 data excludes 788 miles of Federal agency owned roads.

2 State has revised their adjusted urbanized area boundaries and/or functional classifications.

3 California has been asked to review their 2003 data and may resubmit pending the resolution of review findings.

4 2002 data used for 2003 data.

NOTES: Travel for the rural minor collector and rural/urban local functional systems is estimated by the States based on a model or other means and provided to the FHWA on a summary basis. Travel for all other systems are estimated from State-provided data in the Highway Performance Monitoring System.

Population estimates are for July 1 of given year.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2003, table VM-2 (Washington, DC: Annual editions), available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/hss/hsspubs.cfm as of Apr. 5, 2010.

U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2008, table VM-2 (Washington, DC: Annual editions), available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/hss/hsspubs.cfm as of Apr. 5, 2010.

U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States 2010, table 12 (Washington, DC: 2010), available at http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/ as of Apr. 5, 2010.