VEHICLE MILES TRAVELED BY ROAD SYSTEM
Billions of Miles
Nebraska - 1978 to 2001
  State Highways Other Roads and Streets Statewide
Year Rural Urban Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban Total
1978 5.588 1.713 7.301 2.104 2.624 4.728 7.692 4.337 12.029
1979 5.295 1.690 6.985 2.094 2.450 4.544 7.389 4.140 11.529
1980 5.220 1.622 6.842 2.094 2.286 4.380 7.314 3.908 11.222
1981 5.373 1.690 7.063 2.138 2.311 4.449 7.511 4.001 11.512
1982 4.377 1.694 7.071 2.108 2.257 4.365 7.485 3.951 11.436
1983 5.410 1.765 7.175 2.043 2.316 4.359 7.453 4.081 11.534
1984 5.474 1.918 7.392 2.150 2.392 4.542 7.624 4.310 11.934
1985 5.529 1.937 7.466 2.172 2.416 4.588 7.701 4.353 12.054
1986 5.759 2.031 7.790 2.199 2.641 4.840 7.958 4.672 12.630
1987 5.925 2.087 8.012 2.354 2.725 5.079 8.279 4.812 13.091
1988 6.176 2.034 8.210 2.284 2.877 5.161 8.460 4.911 13.371
1989 6.391 2.078 8.469 2.322 2.990 5.312 8.713 5.068 13.781
1990 6.439 2.121 8.560 2.339 3.058 5.397 8.778 5.179 13.957
1991 6.575 2.101 8.674 2.359 3.062 5.421 8.932 5.163 14.095
1992 6.634 2.329 8.963 2.301 3.317 5.618 8.935 5.646 14.581
1993 6.775 2.386 9.161 2.284 3.332 5.616 9.059 5.718 14.777
1994 7.164 2.539 9.703 2.288 3.473 5.761 9.452 6.012 15.464
1995 8.253 3.402 11.655 1.423 2.729 4.152 9.676 6.131 15.807
1996 8.442 3.519 11.961 1.446 2.831 4.277 9.888 6.350 16.238
1997 9.140 5.067 14.207 1.496 1.374 2.870 10.636 6.441 17.077
1998 9.564 5.224 14.788 1.365 1.405 2.770 10.929 6.629 17.558
1999 9.853 5.354 15.207 1.372 1.432 2.804 11.225 6.786 18.011
2000 9.892 5.425 15.317 1.335 1.429 2.764 11.227 6.854 18.081
2001 9.827 5.489 15.316 1.335 1.451 2.786 11.162 6.940 18.102
Sources: Nebraska Department of Roads, Selected Transportation Statistics, annual, and Federal Highway Administration,
Federal Highway Statistics 2001, Table VM-2, 2002.
Last Updated: 11/26/2002
By Nebraska Databook
e-mail: mlundeen@neded.org