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The Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey is Back

Since 1963, the Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey (VIUS) has been the principal data source on the physical and operational characteristics of the truck population in the United States. After 20 years, VIUS is back! The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)...

Average weekday household person trips by U.S. Census Tract (per day)

Map of average weekday household person trips by U.S. Census Tract (per day) as estimated in Local Area Transportation Characteristics by Household dataset.

NOTE: Areas with no estimate in the map are areas where there is no population or areas where one or more of the model...

Methodology for 2017 Local Area Transportation Characteristics for Households


The National Household Transportation Survey (NHTS), a survey of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), assesses the mobility of the American public. The NHTS gathers data on daily personal travel, including information on household and demographic characteristics, employment status, vehicle ownership, trips taken, modal choice, and other related transportation data pertinent to U.S. households.