Tag: US Bicycle Route System
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 …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/10/08/2000-more-miles-of-u-s-bicycle-routes-added-in-6-states/
The U.S. Bicycle Network grew by 874 miles this month when a national highway organization approved routes in Idaho (66 miles), Utah (782 miles) and Minnesota (26 miles).
In the Pacific Northwest, the addition of Idaho to U.S. Bike Route 10 extends the bicycle route from Anacortes, WA, on the Puget Sound to the Montana …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/05/28/u-s-bike-route-10-extends-into-idaho-from-washington-more-usbr-routes-approved/
Washington state Department of Transportation crews announced they will begin plowing snow from US Bicycle Route 10 across the Cascade Range on Monday. It could be open in less than four weeks.
Actually, the state announced it was preparing to begin snow-plowing operations on State Route 20, the scenic North Cascades Highway.
But traveling bicyclists …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/03/12/snow-plowing-on-bicycle-route-10-begins-in-cascades/
“Many (cross-country riders) stay at hotels and motels, lodges. They’re not whizzing by you with a tankful of gas. They’re stopping and buying a few things here and there. They’re there to interact with a local community instead of driving by in a car and looking out the windows.”
— Steve Jahn, member …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/09/25/bike-quote-why-bicycle-tourists-are-the-best-tourists-for-small-towns/
Washington Bikes is inviting folks interested in bicycle travel to attend the ribbon cutting on the new US Bike Route 10 in Anacortes this Sunday.
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USBR 10 rolls out for 416 miles roughly along the State Route 20 corridor from Anacortes to the Idaho border. That’s also the …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/09/11/us-bike-route-10-dedication-is-sunday-in-anacortes/
Bicyclists traveling across the state of Washington should check for road closures before they get too far along.
Numerous wildfires are burning across forestland, creating road closures and bad air quality.
The biggest fire that could effect touring bicyclists is the 238,000-acre Carlton Complex in northeastern Washington, as it lays in the midst of a …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/07/20/wildfires-close-cross-state-bicycle-routes-in-washington-state/
A network of signed bicycle routes designed to criss-cross the US has grown to 6,790 miles with the certification of new routes in Washington state, Massachusetts, Ohio, Illinois and the District of Columbia.
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials certified the 816 miles of roadway for the U.S. Bicycle Route System at its meeting earlier this …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/06/17/more-than-800-miles-added-to-u-s-bicycle-route-system/
Hey, bicycle travelers in Washington state. Pop the corks of your favorite rehydration beverage!
The state has won certification for US Bicycle Route 10 that stretches from Anacortes on the Puget Sound to Newport on the Idaho border.
The approval from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials means that the state Department of Transportation can, …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/06/04/us-bicycle-route-10-is-approved-for-washington-state/
Washington state may have its first official U.S. Bicycle Route later this spring.
Washington Bikes reported that the state Department of Transportation has submitted its plans for USBR 10 to cross the northern part of the state from Anacortes to the Idaho border.
The plans go to the American Association of State Highway and …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/04/18/washington-state-joins-others-seeking-approvals-for-u-s-bicycle-routes/
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 …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/01/16/indiana-embracing-u-s-bicycle-route-system/