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Annual Person-Trips by Purpose and Day of Week: 2009

Millions of person-trips

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Other 862 942 838 1,071 1,160 1,106 955
School/church 8,273 4,855 5,544 6,935 5,436 5,060 1,574
To/from work 2,855 13,177 14,057 13,565 12,946 12,403 4,155
Social/recreational 17,508 12,475 12,866 12,224 13,368 16,403 22,878
Family/personal errands 18,258 24,057 24,727 24,157 23,639 25,263 26,436
Notes: 

Person-trips are trips by one person in any mode of transportation. Family/personal errands includes personal business, shopping, and medical/dental appointments. To or from work includes work-related business trips. 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, Federal Highway Administration, 2009 National Household Travel Survey, latest data available at nhts.ornl.gov as of February 2016.