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The protection of America"s scenic byways (Preservation information)

Shelley Smith Mastran

The protection of America"s scenic byways (Preservation information)

by Shelley Smith Mastran

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Published by National Trust for Historic Preservation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape protection,
  • Roadside improvement,
  • Scenic byways,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11294608M
    ISBN 100891333398
    ISBN 109780891333395
    OCLC/WorldCa38050714

    America’s Scenic Drives features over of America’s best scenic byways. The routes have been officially designated as National Scenic Byways, Back Country Byways, National Parkways, All-American Roads, and National Scenic Byways. They represent the very best of the four million miles of roads crossing the country. Febru Legislation to Protect America’s Scenic Byways Introduced by Senators Cardin, Collins. WASHINGTON – In a bipartisan effort to protect and promote America’s scenic roadways, U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) have introduced the Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act. Senators Cardin’s and Collins’ legislation would restart the dormant.

    importance of environmental protection and enhancement. America’s Scenic Byways are selected based on their outstanding archaeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic value. Since , the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has designated 20 All-American Roads and 75 National Scenic Byways in 39 states. We recommend that you use the Maryland Scenic Byways Map when you drive these routes. Click here to download a copy of the Maryland Scenic Byways Guide and map, or call MDBYWAY () Maryland belongs to a longstanding network of national and state byways that include the most distinct and diverse roads of our nation.

    America's scenic drives When the Columbia River Highway was built in the early s, it was an instant hit with motorists. It was the first scenic highway in the United States. scenic or cultural interest (historic or prehistoric). Scenic byways and backways differ in road condition and available services. Definitions 1. Scenic byways are roads that can be safely traveled in a standard passenger car or Recreational vehicle. 2. Scenic backways are of two types: a.


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The protection of America"s scenic byways (Preservation information) by Shelley Smith Mastran Download PDF EPUB FB2

Scenic America has assembled the only comprehensive, nationwide scenic byways database, and we are pleased to share it with the public.

Each two-page document includes information about that state’s scenic byways program, in addition to a listing and map of all state and national scenic byways within its borders. The formerly comprehensive federal roads website was shut down unexpectedly in September due to funding cuts.

However, the independent site America’s Scenic Byways has opened to restore the lost content from to the public domain, and it is an excellent resource for backroad riders.

Be sure to check it out here. [amazon_link. Get this from a library. The protection of America's scenic byways. [Shelley Smith Mastran; National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.].

The best scenic byways in America will inspire you to start planning your next road trip. 73% of African Americans said they did not have emergency funds to cover three months of expenses. The National Scenic Byways Program is a voluntary, community-based program administered through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to recognize, protect, and promote America's most outstanding roads.

Through their state departments of. This fully updated edition of the best-selling guidebook from National Geographic showcases of the best scenic drives across the United States.

The fifth and latest edition of National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways provides more than possibilities for spectacular getaways in your local area and throughout the 50 states Reviews: Descriptions, maps and links to related information for over America's most scenic roads.

North Carolina's 61 scenic byways allow motorists to experience a bit of the state's history, geography and breathtaking scenery while raising awareness for the protection and preservation of.

Monument Valley Scenic Road This is a mile dirt road, at Monument Valley, in the Four Corners area on the Utah-Arizona border. Visitors may explore the scenic drive through the park in private vehicles or book a half-day or full-day jeep tour to explore the area's backroads and sacred lands with the help of a.

Author: Publisher: ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: Get Books. An Analysis And Summary Of The National Scenic Byways Study Inventory National Scenic Byways Study by, An Analysis And Summary Of The National Scenic Byways Study Inventory Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

Download An Analysis And Summary Of The National Scenic Byways. The National Scenic Byway Foundation is the National Voice of Scenic Byways and Roads; Byway experts who are working to strengthen Byways, advocating for Byway funding, and promoting increased awareness of Byways throughout the nation.

The Oregon Scenic Byways Program assists in the designation, protection, and promotion of Oregon's scenic byways. Oregon's program pre-dates the federal Scenic Byways program, with concern for enhancing Oregon's natural beauty apparent dating back to with the formalization of a state highway system.

The Secretary shall carry out a national scenic byways program that recognizes roads having outstanding scenic, historic, Protection of scenic, historical, recreational, cultural, natural, and archaeological resources in an area adjacent to a scenic byway.

“This Act may be cited as the ‘Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act of ’. America’s Scenic Drives features over of America’s best scenic byways.

The routes have been officially designated as National Scenic Byways, Back Country Byways, National Parkways, All-American Roads, and National Scenic Byways.

They represent the very best of the four million miles of roads crossing the s: 9. America has many beautiful scenic roads and byways. If you are planning to take a road trip, here are the lists of few a scenic and pouplar drives America: 1.

Historic Columbia River Highway. Columbia River Highway is a gorgeous winding and the first paved road in the Northwest America.

It is located in the state of Oregon. To ensure a comprehensive review of scenic byway programs and issues and to get the broadest possible range of public opinions and suggestions, the study also included the following: An inventory of current Federal, State, local, and private sector scenic byway programs; An announcement in the "Federal Register" seeking views on the study approach and guidelines for a national program; A.

Explore New Mexico's Scenic Byways Originally created by congress through the funding and authorization bill ISTEA (), the National Scenic Byways program was intended to foster economic development through furnishing the upfront capital costs associated with developing transportation related tourist amenities throughout the United States.

S. A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to request nominations for, and make determinations regarding, roads to be designated under the national scenic byways program, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Roads named as National Scenic Byways often find the designation comes with an important economic boost to local economies.

According to Scenic America, a report from the University of Minnesota showed that traveler spending along the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway and the nearby Lake Country Scenic Byway resulted in $ million in economic. The Scenic Byway program was initiated under the Federal transportation legislation known as ISTEA.

The federal program was discontinued in On Septem the President signed H.R. Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act of The act directs the Secretary of Transportation to request nominations for and make.

The "America's Byways" logo is intended for use in any medium (signs, brochures, video, books, maps, place mats, etc.) on the following: q Byways designated by the Secretary of Transportation; q All byways producing publications, videos or other mediums; q the National Scenic Byways Program; q the National Scenic Byways Resource Center; and.National Geographic Books, - Automobile travel - pages 0 Reviews Expanded to include all U.S.

designated America's Byways as well as other selected drives in all 50 states, this stunning new edition features unique driving tours through virtually every kind of landscape--spectacular coastlines, mountains, lakes, small towns, ranches.A National Scenic Byway is a road recognized by the United States Department of Transportation for one or more of six "intrinsic qualities": archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic.

The program was established by Congress in to preserve and protect the nation's scenic but often less-traveled roads and promote tourism and economic development.