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2,000 more miles of U.S. Bicycle Routes added in 6 states


The U.S. Bicycle Route Network continues to grow. Now standing at 11,053 miles, it is one-fifth of the way to achieving its goal of 50,000 miles of signed bicycle routes in the U.S.

The latest growth spurt came after the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials approved 2,141 miles of new routes in …

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3 states consider bicycle bills requiring 3-foot passing; Nebraska considers ‘changing lanes’

Bicycle passing laws in US

State legislatures in Indiana, Wyoming and South Dakota are considering bills this year that would require that motorists give bicyclists a 3-foot gap when passing.

(March 19, 2015 — Other states considering passing laws — Alabama (SB 4 — 5 foot passing law passed Senate, goes to House; Massachusetts Bill H.3073 names bicyclists as vulnerable users and requires …

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Indiana embracing U.S. Bicycle Route System

U.S. Bicycle Route System

The effort to create new segments for the U.S. Bicycle Route System is gaining momentum in communities in Indiana.

Richmond, Indiana, located on the Ohio border, has approved a route for U.S. Bicycle Route 50 (USBRS 50) through the town. Volunteers elsewhere are working to gain support to take the bicycle route clear across Indiana …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/01/16/indiana-embracing-u-s-bicycle-route-system/