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Big news for the U.S. Bicycle Route System. We're happy to announce the 2021 Spring U.S. Bicycle Route designations! These 18 new routes and two realignments add 2,903 miles to the growing USBRS bringing the total miles in the network to 17,734.
At a glance, Sterling, Kansas appears to come straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting. The major summer event is its Old Fashioned Fourth of July with fireworks, a parade, and turtle races.
Apr 12, 2021
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The beginning of 2021 brings with it five new U.S. Bicycle Routes across the country with new states North Dakota and New York. These routes add almost 300 miles to the growing U.S. Bicycle Route System!
It’s a tough time for Amtrak with the pandemic reducing ridership, so we were happy to get some good news - bike services are expanding!
Sep 22, 2020
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From 160 miles of linked rail trails across the Midwest to 10,000 feet of climbing across the Sierra Nevada mountains, we are excited to announce new U.S. Bicycle Routes in Wisconsin and California!
If you’ve traveled anywhere on your bike, you’ve likely met a Trail Angel. The stranger who offers you a place to stay when you had no other options, or someone who helped with critical bike repairs in the middle of nowhere. We want to ...
Apr 30, 2020
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The USBRS is growing - one road agency or community at a time. We break down the what and the how in three states that are working on their first U.S. Bicycle Routes.
Apr 28, 2020
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Cyclist fatalities are on the rise while motorist fatalities are decreasing. So what are we doing about it? Here are three ways Adventure Cycling is advocating for safer roads for bike travel.
Rumble strips have been a growing problem for bicyclists over the last decade. But a new state ranking and best practices guide will set bicycle safety standards that we can use to advocate transportation decision makers.   
Jan 22, 2020
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Advocating for better bike travel conditions won't work without you! Taking action is one way your voice can make a difference, whether it's commenting on a park plan or contacting your political representative. Here are five simple tips that will ...