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Motor Vehicle Miles Traveled
in Nebraska

Travel on all roads and streets in Nebraska in February 2014 increased 1.9 percent, or 26 million miles, compared to the same month a year ago. The graph shows monthly travel this year, a year ago, ten years ago, and twenty years ago. Using the table beneath the graph, the numbers show that February travel in 2014 increased 7.2 percent from ten years ago (2004) and 32.2 percent from twenty years ago (1994). February travel increased 23.3 percent from 1994 to 2004.

Note: An archive is available.

chart showing the Motor Vehicle Miles Traveled in Nebraska in the years 1993, 2003, 2012, and 2013.

Motor Vehicle Miles Traveled in Nebraska
1978 – 2014

(Million Miles)

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Total
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Total
2014 1,279 1,407
2013 1,263 1,381 1,443 1,532 1,664 1,867 1,863 1,907 1,706 1,650 1,574 1,513 19,363
2012 1,284 1,386 1,478 1,558 1,644 1,837 1,828 1,881 1,674 1,622 1,561 1,471 19,224
2011 1,210 1,357 1,415 1,536 1,604 1,851 1,849 1,882 1,699 1,660 1,547 1,501 19,111
2010 1,219 1,371 1,454 1,596 1,670 1,908 1,901 1,926 1,712 1,699 1,573 1,491 19,520
2009 1,254 1,388 1,438 1,545 1,677 1,856 1,881 1,889 1,680 1,610 1,581 1,348 19,147
2008 1,251 1,381 1,450 1,521 1,615 1,801 1,802 1,851 1,618 1,606 1,528 1,440 18,864
2007 1,251 1,363 1,453 1,564 1,646 1,857 1,854 1,893 1,688 1,642 1,576 1,415 19,202
2006 1,306 1,423 1,412 1,569 1,640 1,865 1,839 1,846 1,666 1,629 1,558 1,470 19,223
2005 1,210 1,398 1,456 1,546 1,643 1,854 1,867 1,859 1,625 1,577 1,481 1,422 18,938
2004 1,216 1,312 1,427 1,550 1,598 1,801 1,821 1,866 1,659 1,596 1,504 1,462 18,812
2003 1,227 1,313 1,382 1,484 1,592 1,803 1,812 1,853 1,633 1,597 1,480 1,416 18,592
2002 1,220 1,338 1,352 1,482 1,583 1,783 1,782 1,827 1,611 1,533 1,469 1,424 18,404
2001 1,154 1,211 1,361 1,456 1,521 1,722 1,744 1,804 1,585 1,539 1,460 1,383 17,940
2000 1,191 1,297 1,375 1,435 1,527 1,703 1,710 1,769 1,564 1,487 1,391 1,274 17,723
1999 1,130 1,259 1,316 1,404 1,502 1,690 1,702 1,753 1,537 1,497 1,433 1,347 17,570
1998 1,116 1,259 1,212 1,395 1,497 1,646 1,679 1,714 1,517 1,468 1,386 1,330 17,219
1997 1,085 1,201 1,296 1,303 1,448 1,621 1,633 1,681 1,467 1,413 1,363 1,280 16,791
1996 1,027 1,185 1,212 1,296 1,380 1,557 1,571 1,612 1,425 1,403 1,286 1,240 16,194
1995 1,041 1,139 1,172 1,245 1,341 1,519 1,549 1,578 1,411 1,351 1,259 1,204 15,809
1994 984 1,064 1,204 1,243 1,341 1,457 1,521 1,527 1,372 1,340 1,240 1,171 15,464
1993 939 985 1,106 1,207 1,286 1,411 1,444 1,474 1,318 1,291 1,172 1,144 14,777
1992 974 1,044 1,097 1,174 1,272 1,372 1,433 1,426 1,291 1,270 1,139 1,082 14,574
1991 913 1,012 1,061 1,145 1,244 1,354 1,390 1,397 1,254 1,202 1,040 1,083 14,095
1990 941 980 1,045 1,154 1,236 1,328 1,363 1,377 1,219 1,199 1,105 1,010 13,957
1989 939 919 1,021 1,147 1,211 1,295 1,320 1,341 1,231 1,206 1,126 1,025 13,781
1988 850 925 1,005 1,097 1,167 1,258 1,314 1,293 1,186 1,165 1,068 1,043 13,371
1987 868 916 908 1,082 1,151 1,228 1,295 1,276 1,173 1,145 1,055 994 13,091
1986 839 834 971 1,001 1,109 1,187 1,239 1,248 1,117 1,095 1,019 971 12,630
1985 763 816 932 982 1,085 1,154 1,199 1,194 1,052 1,062 936 879 12,054
1984 778 811 857 946 1,071 1,158 1,190 1,186 1,077 1,032 975 853 11,934
1983 754 768 843 929 1,035 1,129 1,181 1,162 1,066 1,018 885 764 11,534
1982 677 783 851 934 1,008 1,101 1,153 1,138 1,038 1,001 918 834 11,436
1981 775 770 865 949 1,022 1,101 1,136 1,143 1,030 987 902 832 11,512
1980 729 741 807 899 989 1,065 1,120 1,126 1,006 982 921 837 11,222
1979 688 794 897 981 1,036 1,091 1,117 1,133 1,041 1,001 881 869 11,529
1978 727 720 906 972 1,101 1,182 1,245 1,246 1,089 1,059 932 850 12,029

Sources: "State of Nebraska Automatic Traffic Recorder Data." Nebraska Department of Roads, Lincoln, NE. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Notes: Travel was affected by winter weather in the following months: January of 1996, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2010; February of 1994, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2013; March of 1995, 1998, 2002, and 2006; October of 1997 and 2009; November of 2000, 2003, 2004, and 2005; and December of 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009. NA = Not Available. Numbers in red have been revised.

The table and graph were updated on April 4, 2014.
Typically, there is one month between updates.