Table 2-3 Average Length of Person Trips by Trip Purpose: 1990, 1995 NPTS, 2001 NHTS and 2009 NHTS
Average Person Trip Length (miles)
|Work Related Business||28.2||20.3||28.3||20.0|
|Other Family/Personal Errands||8.6||7.6||7.8||7.0|
|Social and Recreational||13.2||11.3||11.4||10.7|
NOTES: Average person trip length is calculated using only those records with trip mileage information present. Other Family/Personal Errands includes personal business and medical/dental.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, 2009 National Household Travel Survey, Summary of Travel Trends. Table 5. Available at http://nhts.ornl.gov/ as of April 2016.