Fact #451: January 8, 2007
Household Vehicle Trips
In a day, the average household traveled 32.7 miles in 2001 (the latest year for which data are available). This is an increase of 4 miles over 1990 household travel. The average vehicle trip length increased from 8.9 miles in 1990 to 9.9 miles in 2001.
|Number of Daily Vehicle Trips||Average Vehicle Trip Length (Miles)||Daily Vehicle Miles of Travel|
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Summary of Travel Trends, 2001 National Household Travel Survey, December 2004, p. 12.