AASHTO Approves New U.S. Bicycle Routes Across America First new official routes in almost 30 years herald growing momentum for U.S. Bicycle Route System
Missoula, Montana — Adventure Cycling Association <http://www.adventurecycling.org/> and the American Association of Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) have announced that AASHTO's Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering has approved six new U.S. Bicycle Routes (USBR): USBR 1 in Maine and New Hampshire, USBR 20 in Michigan, and USBR 8, 95, 97, and 87 in Alaska — the first official U.S. Bicycle Routes to be established since 1982.
AASHTO and Adventure Cycling welcomed approval of these new routes as a momentous step toward creating an official U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS), which will become the largest official national cycling network on the planet.