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National Household Travel Survey

Description: 
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Supplier: 
Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration
Data Years Available: 
2009 - present
Periodicity: 
Periodic
Mode of Collection: 
Sample survey: Telephone interview (land line only).
Selected Content: 
The National Household Travel Survey provides information to assist transportation planners and policy makers who need comprehensive data on travel and transportation patterns in the United States.
Population Covered: 
The civilian, non-institutional population of the United States.
Methodology: 

The design was a list-assisted random digit dialing (RDD) computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) survey conducted over an entire year. Travel data was collected from the civilian, non-institutional population of the United States.

Response Rates and Sample Size: 

This survey was designed as a list-assisted random digit dialing survey, to yield an equal
probability
sample of households with landline telephones. The national sample was increased in 20 Add-on
areas: Phoenix AZ, Tucson AZ, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Cedar Rapids IA, Indiana, North
Carolina, Piedmont Region NC, Omaha NE, New York, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas,
Virginia, Vermont, Chittenden County VT, and Wisconsin. The target sample size was 25,000
completed households for the national sample.

Interpretation Issues: 
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