TABLE 3-10 Share of U.S. Residents Experiencing Highway Traffic Congestion: 2002

TABLE 3-10 Share of U.S. Residents Experiencing Highway Traffic Congestion: 2002

Percentage of respondents who say traffic congestion is a problem

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Month of survey Adult population Residents of MSAs Residents of non-MSAs
January 2002 47 53 21
May 2002 42 49 15
September 2002 42 48 14

KEY: MSA = metropolitan statisical area.

NOTE: Maximum margin of error is +/- 5%.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Omnibus Household Survey, January, May, and September 2002, as reported in USDOT, BTS, "Traffic Congestion Rated a Problem by Two of Five U.S. Adults, BTS Survey Shows," Press release, Aug. 21, 2003, available at http://www.bts.gov/press_releases/2003/index.html, as of May 2004.