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Visit the 2016 NHTS Survey website to Take the Survey, learn more About the Survey, get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), and to Contact Us.

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New FHWA NHTS Brief: Hispanics and Transportation

The latest FHWA NHTS Brief, Hispanics and Transportation, focuses on the travel characteristics of Hispanics and their non-Hispanic counterparts using data from the 2009 NHTS. The Brief includes analysis of trip rates, trip lengths, travel modes, household composition, and vehicle occupancy by trip purpose. All Briefs.


The TRB Task Force on Understanding New Directions for the NHTS sponsored a Poster Session and a Workshop at the 2016 TRB Annual Meeting. The posters and presentations are now online.

Updated with Poster Session photos and the Task Force Committee meeting minutes.

Recent Publications

2016 Sample Design.

2016 Retrieval Questionnaire.

Trips to medical care among persons with disabilities: Evidence from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey DOI

Are we there yet? 2016 NHTS announcement at transportation.gov.

2015 NHTS Compendium of Uses, now through December.

CDC report Active Transportation Surveillance — United States, 1999–2012.

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