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Figure 2-4 Annual Number of Person Trip Purpose by Day of Week: 2009 NHTS

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Millions Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Other 862 942 838 1,071 1,160 1,106 955
School/church 8,273 4,855 5,544 6,935 5,436 5,060 1,574
To/from work 2,855 13,177 14,057 13,565 12,946 12,403 4,155
Social/recreational 17,508 12,475 12,866 12,224 13,368 16,403 22,878
Family/personal errands 18,258 24,057 24,727 24,157 23,639 25,263 26,436

NOTES: Person trip is a trip by one person in any mode of transportation. Family/Personal Errands includes personal business, shopping, and medical/dental appointments. To or From Work includes work-related business trips.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, 2009 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS), Online Analysis Tool. Available at http://nhts.ornl.gov as of April 2016.

Updated: Sunday, May 21, 2017