October 5, 2011 archive

Four grants support U.S. Bicycle Route System

The proposed 50,000-mile network of bicycle byways called the US Bicycle Route System is getting a $100,000 boost.

The Adventure Cycling Association announced it has procured grants from four foundations to continue its work on the USBRS.

The nonprofit bike touring association has been coordinating efforts to create the bike route system that will connect common destinations for travelers, such as cities and national landmarks.

So far, volunteers and state highway staff in 41 states are working to bring the bicycle routes to life.

They're looking for the most bicycle-friendly roads …

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