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Total Miles Designated

Table 3 presents the miles of byways designated in each round and cumulatively (new and those that moved from NSB to AAR). Figure 3 shows the cumulative miles graphically. The America's Byways® collection has grown from 2,500 miles after the first designation round in 1996, to nearly 24,000 miles today.

Table 3 : Byway Miles Designated, by Year
Year New Designations From NSB
to AAR
Total Designated Miles
  NSB AAR Total   NSB AAR Total
1996 1,398 1,104 2,502 0 1,398 1,104 2,502
1998 4,136 295 4,431 0 5,534 1,399 6,933
2000 4,218 302 4,520 0 9,752 1,701 11,453
2002 6,209 1,463 7,672 991 14,970 4,155 19,125
2005 4,313 431 4,744 3,702 15,581 8,288 23,869

Figure 3 : Total Byway Miles Designated
Column chart showing growth in designated byway miles, as follows: Total Designated Miles - National Scenic Byways: 1996: 1,398 1997: 1,398 1998: 5,534 1999: 5,534 2000: 9,752 2001: 9,752 2002: 14,970 2003: 14,970 2004: 14,970 2005: 15,581 2006: 15,581 2007: 15,581 Total Designated Miles - All-American Roads: 1996: 1,104 1997: 1,104 1998: 1,399 1999: 1,399 2000: 1,701 2001: 1,701 2002: 4,155 2003: 4,155 2004: 4,155 2005: 8,288 2006: 8,288 2007: 8,288 Total Designated Miles - National Scenic Byways and All-American Roads: 1996: 2,502 1997: 2,502 1998: 6,933 1999: 6,933 2000: 11,453 2001: 11,453 2002: 19,125 2003: 19,125 2004: 18,125 2005: 23,869 2006: 23,869 2007: 23,869

Updated: 09/03/2013
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