NJ Traffic Counts Data

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This dataset shows the traffic counts data by NJDOT (New Jersey Department of Transportation) for State of New Jersey.

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New Jersey’s public roads are described and classified in a variety of ways that enable public agencies to keep them safe and maintained. The traffic using these roadways is also categorized for the same purposes.

NJDOT maintains a traffic monitoring program consisting of continuous and short-term elements. The traffic counting program is designed to utilize, at a minimum, 48-hour short-term counts to produce estimates of Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT). Traffic Counts are taken in all type of public roads statewide at the following locations:
– 6,000 Short-Term (48-hour) Count sites
– 90 permanent Weigh-in-Motion (WIM) system sites and
– 95 Traffic Volume System (TVS) sites
To compute AADT, the data collected during the short duration counts “48-hour periods” must be adjusted to annual conditions. These adjustments include: axle correction (for counts made with single axle sensors); day-of-week (for counts taken for less than one week); seasonal (to account for changes in volume that occur from one time of year to another); time-of-day (for counts taken for less than 24 hours).

– Region 1: Traffic in urban Northeastern New Jersey- New York area that serve major industries, warehousing, trucking, logistics and through-truck movements.
– Region 2: Traffic in rural Northwestern section of New Jersey – Pennsylvania – New York area that serve local truck traffic, agricultural, retail and manufacturing with winter season recreational activities and various camping sites during summer.
– Region 3: Traffic in Central and Southern New Jersey that serve pharmaceutical companies, retail, warehousing, agricultural and through-truck movements.
– Region 4: Traffic serving the NJ shore, recreational and beach activities including fishing, boating and Atlantic City casinos. This region experiences high traffic during summer time and on summer weekends only.

Date Created

2017-08-30

Last Modified

2018-03-16

Version

2018-03-16

Update Frequency

Annual

Temporal Coverage

2018

Spatial Coverage

State of New Jersey

Source

John Snow Labs; New Jersey Department of Transportation;

Source License URL

Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

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Keywords

Traffic Segment, Traffic Data, New Jersey Public Roads, NJ Roads, NJ Traffic Violation, NJ Traffic, NJ Traffic Counts, NJ Transportation, Traffic Counts

Other Titles

NJ Department of Transportation, Traffic Monitoring System

NameDescriptionTypeConstraints
Station_NumberTraffic count station IDstring-
Standard_Route_IdentifierRoute identifier numberstring-
Mile_MarkerMile Counter Markernumberlevel : Ratio
LatitudeLatitude location of the traffic datanumber-
LongitudeLongitude location of the traffic datanumber-
County_CodeCounty Code used by NJDOT (NJ Department of Transportation)integerlevel : Nominal
Municipal_CodeMunicipality Code used by NJDOT (NJ Department of Transportation)integerlevel : Nominal
CountyCounty Name in New Jerseystring-
MunicipalityMunicipalities in New Jerseystring-
Annual_Average_Daily_TrafficAnnual Average Daily Traffic – number of vehicles within 24 hours both directionintegerlevel : Ratio
Annual_Average_Daily_Traffic_North_EastAnnual Average Daily Traffic North/East (See Direction Field)integerlevel : Ratio
Annual_Average_Daily_Traffic_South_WestAnnual Average Daily Traffic South/West (See Direction Field)integerlevel : Ratio
YearYear of Traffic data collecteddate-
Station_TypeType of the station. Continuous – 365 days per year 48 hours – data collected for only 48 hours Classification – data collected for 13 vehicle classes at this location.string-
DirectionDirection of the Traffic datastring-
Station_NumberStandard_Route_IdentifierMile_MarkerLatitudeLongitudeCounty_CodeMunicipal_CodeCountyMunicipalityAnnual_Average_Daily_TrafficAnnual_Average_Daily_Traffic_North_EastAnnual_Average_Daily_Traffic_South_WestYearStation_TypeDirection
13n073r0000000140.688026-74.1937714EssexNewark City12822013-01-01rampSouth
13n068r0000000140.689148-74.191827714EssexNewark City33582013-01-01rampEast
13n056r0000000140.70653-74.179857714EssexNewark City107912013-01-01rampEast
12n070r000002801740.751-74.129949907HudsonKearny Town81252013-01-01rampWest
13n055r0000000140.708496-74.179567714EssexNewark City101762013-01-01rampWest
12n818r000000785840.70804-74.166517714EssexNewark City42512013-01-01rampEast
12n012r00000280540.8117-74.309737718EssexRoseland Boro20932013-01-01rampEast
14n027r0000044040.695175-74.105059901HudsonBayonne City1832014-01-01rampWest
14n045r000002020.1140.9246-74.2675161614PassaicWayne Twp2402014-01-01rampWest
12n720r00000004340.92143-74.078312246BergenParamus Boro37682013-01-01rampEast
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