Miles Driven Increases by 1.4 Percent for June 2014

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in June 2014, showing an increase of 1.4 percent or 3.7 billion vehicle miles, compared with June 2013.

Travel for the month is estimated to be 261.7 billion vehicle miles. Cumulative travel for the year is 1,466 billion vehicle miles.

Comparing month-over-month figures, the Northeast showed the most growth at 6.9 percent, followed by the North Central region at 6.3 percent. The West was the only region to show a decline, down 1.3 percent.

Comparing year-over-year figures, the highest growth came in the South Atlantic at 1.7 percent. The only region to show a decline was the Northeast, down 1 percent.

Vehicle Miles Driven by Region (in millions)
June 2013 June 2014 Percent Change
Northeast 36,717 36,976 +0.7
South Atlantic 52,935 53,982 +2.0
North Central 59,710 60,461 +1.3
South Gulf 51,510 52,484 +1.9
West 57,079 57,789 +1.2
Total 257,955 261,691 +1.4
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