National Household Travel Survey

Federal Highway Administration

The National Household Travel Survey (NHTS), formerly the Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey (NPTS), serves as the nation's inventory of personal travel. It is the only authoritative source of national data on personal travel behavior including purpose of the trip, means of transportation, trip length, day of week and month of the year, number of people on trip, and a host of other trip-making characteristics.

Filed in: Plans and Policies, Transit

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