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Annual Person-Miles Traveled (PMT) and Average Daily PMT Per Person: 1969, 1977, 1983, 1990, 1995, 2001, and 2009

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Dataset Table:

1969 1977 1983 1990 1995 2001 2009
Annual PMT (trillions) 1.40 1.88 1.95 2.83 3.41 3.78 3.73
Average daily PMT per person 19.51 25.95 25.05 34.91 38.67 36.89 36.13

Notes:

The National Household Travel Survey was last completed in 2009. The 2016 National Household Travel Survey is currently underway, and results will be released in 2018.

Source:

 U.S Department of Transportation, 2009 National Household Travel Survey, Summary of Travel Trends, available at nhts.ornl.gov as of February 2016.