January VMT Down 11.3%

In January Vehicle Miles Traveled were down 11.3% compared to January 2020. Since July of last year, we’ve been consistently down from 9% to 12% compared to the previous year. In January, the Northeast region was down the most at -16.2%. In comparison, the South Gulf states are down only 7.9%, and the rest of the country is between -11% and -12%.

This data comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Highway Policy Information.

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