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Vehicle Miles Traveled: Another Look at Our Evolving Behavior

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] "Travel on all roads and streets changed by 0.7% (1.9 billion vehicle miles) for December 2018 as compared with December 2017. Travel for the month is estimated to be 268.4 billion vehicle miles." The 12-month moving average was up 0.06% month-over-month and up 0.4% year-over-year. If we factor in population growth, the 12-month MA of the civilian population-adjusted data (age 16-and-over) is down 0.01% month-over-month and down 0.7% year-over-year.

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"Travel on all roads and streets changed by 0.7% (1.9 billion vehicle miles) for December 2018 as compared with December 2017. Travel for the month is estimated to be 268.4 billion vehicle miles." The 12-month moving average was up 0.06% month-over-month and up 0.4% year-over-year. If we factor in population growth, the 12-month MA of the civilian population-adjusted data (age 16-and-over) is down 0.01% month-over-month and down 0.7% year-over-year.

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