Travel on U.S. roads fell 11.3% in January over 2020 levels

Travel on U.S. roads fell by 11.3%, or 28.2 billion miles in January compared with the same month last year as millions of Americans continue to work at home and skip leisure trips.

For all of 2020, road travel fell 13.2% to 2.83 trillion miles, the lowest yearly total since 2001. Travel on U.S. roads fell 10.3% in December. In January, Americans logged 223.3 billion miles, with the biggest decline in the Northeast United States, where driving was down 16.2%.

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