Table 2-2 Daily Trip Rates and Travel Miles per Person: 1977, 1983, 1990, 1995 NPTS and 2001, 2009 NHTS

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  1977 1983 1990 1995 2001 2009
Person Trips 2.92 2.89 3.76 4.30 4.09 3.79
Person Miles of Travel 25.95 25.05 34.91 38.67 40.25 36.13

KEY: NPTS=National Personal Transportation Survey; NHTS=National Household Transportation Survey.

NOTES: The 1990 data have been adjusted to make them more comparable with later data in the series. The 2001 data exclude persons aged 0 to 4 since such persons were not included in the 1990 and 1995 surveys. For additional information, please to the source cited. The 1990 data have been adjusted to make them more comparable with later data n the series. The 2001 data exclude persons aged 0 to 4 since such person were not included in the 1990 and 1995 surveys.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Summary of Travel Trends: 2009 National Household Travel Survey,