Tag: Demographics

  • September 22nd, 2016

Vehicle Type Registrations – (MV1) Distribution % of National Autos 2,524,145 47.03% 2.22% Buses 5,397 0.10% 2.22% Trucks 2,721,534 50.71% 1.98% Total 5,251,076 Motorcycles 115,768 2.16% 1.38% Grand Total 5,366,844 100.00% 2.06% Area Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National Rural 543 66.22% 3.28% Urban 272 33.17% 1.77% Unknown 5 0.61% .70% […]

  • September 15th, 2016

Highway express lanes provide a faster trip for carpoolers, people who drive low-emission cars, and solo travelers who are willing to pay more. That’s the idea, anyway. But as Americans drive more miles than ever before, express lanes are facing a challenge: they are too popular. So many drivers of all kinds are using the […]

  • September 9th, 2016

Passenger Travel Facts and Figures is a snapshot of the characteristics and trends of personal travel in the United States; the network over which passenger travel takes place; and the related economic, safety, and environmental aspects of passenger travel. An electronic version of this publication is available at www.bts.gov. Chapter 1 summarizes the basic demographic […]

  • September 3rd, 2016

After growing steadily for several decades, passenger vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the United States unexpectedly leveled off in the 2000s. The growth rate of VMT has since rebounded, and determining the factors that explain these developments has implications for future US oil consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. We show that changes in the demographic […]

  • February 26th, 2016

2015 Set Record High for Roadway Traffic ​It had been expected but now it is official: The Federal Highway Administration said U.S. traffic volume in 2015 set an all-time annual high for vehicle miles traveled, a record that underscores the rising demand on roadway infrastructure. The FHWA said preliminary data from its monthly “Traffic Volume […]