You know how everyone (including SRTC) keeps talking about how the amount of driving is dropping? Well one state is bucking the trend. California’s highways are experiencing record traffic.
Drivers traveled about 185 billion miles on state highways from December 2013 through November 2014, up almost 5 billion miles, or 2.6 percent, from the prior year, according to estimates from the California Department of Transportation.
So, while the rest of the country is driving less, why are Californians driving more? The Sacramento Bee takes a look at the situation.