Fast Facts from ADOT

ADOT Fast Facts

Public Motor Vehicle Services

Driver licenses in Arizona

Arizona drivers and licenses

  FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Drivers licensed by ADOT MVD *5,678,867 *5,873,322 5,850,390
Travel IDs 1,122,959 1,385,708 1,726,258
Commercial driver licenses 112,096 114,250 119,293

* Driver licenses number previously included identification cards. Recent updates exclude these counts.

 

Vehicles Registered in Arizona

Arizona drivers and licenses

 

  FY20 FY21 FY22
vehicles registered * 7,828,255 * 7,444,032 7,764,367

* Vehicle registrations included an "unassigned category" for law enforcement's use and also included disability placards. Recent updates excluded these counts.

 
 

Arizona drivers and licenses

  FY20 FY21 FY22
other alternate-fuel vehicles 37,477 63,147 102,793
 
 

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  FY20 FY21 FY22
electric vehicles 34,898 40,964 58,219
 

MVD Customers, Transactions and Revenues

MVD customers and transactions

  FY20 FY21 FY22
Customers Served 2.7 million 2.6 million 2.8 million
Transactions 15 million 15 million 14.6 million
 

ADOT revenues

  FY20 FY21 FY22
Online Transactions $832 million $861 million $810 million
Authorized Third Parties $632 million $598 million $677 million
ADOT field offices $157 million $190 million $210 million
other sources $70.2 million $84 million $73 million
Total Revenue collected $1.69 billion $1.73 billion $1.77 billion
 

Road Projects, Preservation & Maintenance

Infrastructure Enhancements: rehabilitation, expansion, modernization, preservation

ADOT revenues

  FY20 FY21 FY22
rehabilitation projects $228 million $239 million $260 million
expansion projects $121 million $231 million $1,053 million
modernization projects $79 million $129 million $79 million
preservation projects $37 million $20 million $17 million
 

Spending - trash pickup, emergency response, pothole repair

ADOT revenues

  FY20 FY21 FY22
trash pickup / year $6.9 million $7.8 million $7.3 million
emergency response / year $3.2 million $3.25 million $2.54 million
pothole repair / year $2.5 million $2.32 million $2.31 million
 

Maintenance - highways, bridges, plowing snow

Bridge maintenance

 

  • 4,873 bridges
 

Snowplows

 

  • 74 days plowing snow
 

Transportation Infrastructure Systems, Services & Safety

What is the volume of traffic in the Phoenix Metro area?

  • Currently about 1.7 million vehicles/month
 

Freeway water removal - what is our capacity?

  • With more than 72 pump stations around the Phoenix area freeway system, we can pump about 3.2 million gallons/minute.
  • An individual pump inside an ADOT pump station can remove more than 12,000 gallons per minute – the equivalent of emptying a 30,000 gallon swimming pool in less than 3 minutes.
 

How many traffic signs are there?

  • 205,274 traffic signs statewide 
 

How many striping miles are there in the state?

ADOT Facts
  • 6,960 center lane miles maintained by ADOT

About 26,500 striping miles, requiring about 228,550 gallons of paint

 

How many Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) features do we have?

collage of traffic technology symbols
  • 21,140 lighting fixtures
  • 9,356 lighting posts
  • 3,453 traffic signal poles
  • 590 traffic signal cabinets
  • 458 closed-circuit television feeds
  • 355 lighting cabinets
  • 301 digital message boards
  • 265 metered ramps
 

Transportation Planning & Programming

Vehicular Miles Traveled (VMT) by Roadway

ADOT Facts
  FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
TOTAL daily VMT 181 179.6 179.7 million
Arterial roadways 77.2 75.1 75.2 million
Interstate highways 40.1 38.1 38.2 million
Other arterial roadways 23.6 21.1 21.1 million
Local roadways 21.7 17.8 17.8 million
Collector roadways 18.6 27.3 27.4 million
 

Roadway types (managed by ADOT)

ADOT Facts
  • 66,968 TOTAL (centerline) miles
  • 46,902 miles of local roadway
  • 11,782 miles of collector roadway
  • 6,842 miles of other arterial roadway
  • 1,168 miles of interstate highway
  • 271 miles of other freeway and expressway
 

Five-Year Program Information Related to Roads (2022-2026)

ADOT revenues

Five-year totals:

  • $1.92 billion for pavement and bridge preservation
  • $236.5 million for highway system expansion
  • $517. 2 million for highway modernization
 

Long-Range Transportation Plan information:

ADOT revenues

  • $53.3 billion highway capital needs to 2040 (estimated)
  • $22.8 billion revenues (estimated)
  • $30.5 billion funding gap (estimated)
 

Airport funding grants provided to airports in Arizona

ADOT revenues

  • $21 million total average annual program dollars
  • 67 airports served
 

Public Transit Federal Funding Grants allocated to Arizona providers

ADOT revenues

  • $15 million, 30 providers from rural public transit CARES funding during pandemic 
  • $16.1 million, 29 providers to serve rural public transit needs
  • $4.3 million, 50 providers to serve the elderly and persons with disabilities
  • $1.67 million, 5 providers for buses and bus facilities
  • $3.35 million, 21 providers for transit planning needs
  • $7.89 million, 2 providers for small urban area needs
 

Permitting, Inspections & Enforcement

Enforcement and Compliance Division (ECD) Function/Staffing Levels

commercial truck and license

  • ECD consists of Office of the Inspector General and Enforcement Services Bureau
  • 264 police officer detective and civilian positions statewide
 

Ports of Entry

commercial truck and license

  • Manages 22 ports of entry statewide

  • Ports of entry monitor all commercial traffic entering Arizona for registration, taxes, size and weight restrictions, commercial driver license requirements, insurance requirements, and equipment safety requirements, and issue permits as required.

 

K-9 Program

K9 program

  • ADOT-ECD manages a unit of five K-9s to support operations and respond to requests from city and county agencies.
  • Officers are trained to interdict drugs, money and human trafficking.
  • The program has interdicted one of the largest drug seizures in Mohave County (1,100 lbs).
 

Border Liaison Unit

  • The Unit conducts workshops in Mexico and the United States
  • Partners with the motor carrier industry and provides workshops and instructional classes
  • Promotes and ensures the safe, efficient movement of people, goods and services through Arizona's southern international ports of entry while promoting compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations