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U.S. miles driven in 2015 reaches 3.15 trillion, breaking previous 2007 record

U.S. miles driven in 2015 reaches 3.15 trillion,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 23, 2016

Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) for all of 2015 reached 3.15 trillion, a figure that breaks the previous record of 3 ...

FHWA says 2015 could go down as the most heavily traveled year ever

FHWA says 2015 could go down as the most heavily...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 26, 2016

The Federal Highway Administration has released it’s November Traffic Volume Trends report showing that by the end of that month, U.S. ...

Americans drove more miles in September than in any other month ever

Americans drove more miles in September than in any...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 09, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration reports that total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the U.S. during September reached 259.9 billion miles, ...

Wisconsin sees vehicle miles traveled increase 9% to 60 billion miles in 2014

Wisconsin sees vehicle miles traveled increase 9% to 60...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 02, 2015

Drivers in Wisconsin spent so much time on the roads last year, they could have traveled to the sun and back ...

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U.S. drivers reach record mileage through April

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 02, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) estimates U.S. motorists traveled 987.8 billion miles January through April ...

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving habits underscore the need for long-term transportation funding

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Americans drove an estimated 237.3 billion miles in January, nearly 5 percent more than the same month last year, according ...

How much capacity is too much?

How much capacity is too much?

Posted by Kirk Landers on Oct 09, 2014

Last summer, I was shocked to receive an email blast from the Illinois Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) urging the ...

Move over gas tax: California could move to VMT fee

Move over gas tax: California could move to VMT fee

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 14, 2014

California is considering switching from a state gas tax to a vehicle-miles-traveled (VMT) fee, our sister site Overdrive reports. The state’s ...

5 Options for Avoiding Highway Trust Fund Insolvency

5 Options for Avoiding Highway Trust Fund Insolvency

Posted by EQW Staff on Apr 11, 2014

The current surface transportation bill, MAP-21, is set to expire in September, and lawmakers are scrambling to reauthorize funding before ...

ARTBA: VMTs are rebounding

ARTBA: VMTs are rebounding

Posted by EQW Staff on Mar 24, 2014

Vehicle miles traveled (VMTs) are on the rise, despite reports that American’s are driving less, according to a memo the ...

Shuster, Boxer say highway bill is about jobs

Shuster, Boxer say highway bill is about jobs

Posted by EQW Staff on Mar 02, 2014

Rep Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), both chair of their respective chamber’s transportation committee, on Thursday each ...

U.S. VMTs drop 7 percent in last decade

U.S. VMTs drop 7 percent in last decade

Posted by EQW Staff on Sep 02, 2013

Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the United States has declined by 7 percent in the last 10 years, with 46 ...

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