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U.S. April Motor Vehicle Travel Miles: Summary (Table)

June 24, 2013

U.S. motorists drove more in April, according to the Department of Transportation.

Travel on all public roads rose 1.2 percent in April from the same month last year. Travel totaled 251.1 billion miles in April

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                        April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.   April
                         2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                        -------------Billions of Traffic Miles-------------
Total                  251.1   248.8    214.6  227.0   237.6   239.8   248.3 
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 Rural Interstate       20.4    20.5     16.9    17.9   19.6    20.0    20.5 
 Rural Other Arterial   30.7    30.9     26.2    27.2   29.0    30.3    30.7 
 Other Rural            30.2    29.8     25.0    26.5   27.1    28.2    30.1 
 Urban Interstate       40.7    40.6     35.3    37.4   39.3    39.6    40.2 
 Urban Other Arterial   90.1    88.9     77.6   82.3    85.2    85.1    88.3 
 Other Urban            39.1    38.2     33.6   35.7    37.5    36.6    38.5 
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                        April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.   April
                         2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                        --------------------YoY% Change--------------------
Total                    1.2%   -1.5%   -1.4%    0.6%   -2.9%    0.5%    0.9%
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 Rural Interstate       -0.5%    1.6%   -0.5%    1.2%   -1.5%    1.2%    0.0%
 Rural Other Arterial    0.0%   -1.3%   -1.4%    0.0%   -2.7%    0.8%    0.0%
 Other Rural             0.4%   -2.5%   -1.8%   -0.2%   -3.2%    0.6%    0.3%
 Urban Interstate        1.2%   -0.7%   -1.1%    1.4%   -2.3%    0.2%    1.0%
 Urban Other Arterial    2.0%   -2.0%   -1.5%    0.5%   -3.2%    0.2%    0.9%
 Other Urban             1.5%   -2.0%   -1.9%    0.4%   -3.5%    0.7%    2.7%
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NOTE: Totals in billions of miles. Total may not add due to rounding.

SOURCE: Department of Transportation

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Tanzi in Washington at atanzi@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net


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