Where can I find highway statistics?
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS):
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA):
Highway Statistics Series: Annual reports containing analyzed statistical information on motor fuel, motor vehicle registrations, driver licenses, highway user taxation, highway mileage, travel, and highway finance. This information is presented in tables as well as selected charts. It has been published annually since 1945.
Traffic Volume Trends: Monthly report based on hourly traffic count data reported by the States. These data are collected at approximately 4,000 continuous traffic counting locations nationwide and are used to estimate the percent change in traffic for the current month compared with the same month in the previous year. Estimates are re-adjusted annually to match the vehicle miles of travel from the Highway Performance Monitoring System and are continually updated with additional data.
National Household Travel Survey: Periodic national survey used to assist transportation planners and policy makers who need comprehensive data on travel and transportation patterns in the United States.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):
Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS): Search fatal crash records
National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA) Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Data Resource: Traffic Safety Facts Publications
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA):
Motor Carrier Analysis & Information: Data and analysis on FMCSA safety programs and large truck and bus industry compliance
Annual Energy Outlook (DOE): Vehicle miles traveled, alternative fuel vehicle data
Transportation Energy Data Book (DOE): Statistics on transportation activity and energy use
Annual Urban Mobility Report (Texas A&M Transportation Institute: Congestion study showing time, fuel and money wasted while stuck in traffic
NTL Reference Librarians provide services for the transportation community and general public. Specific services are:
- Basic research assistance with Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) publications and data products
- Assistance with access to information resources in ROSA P
- Referrals to operating administrations within US DOT
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