Please Note: Because the National Scenic Byways Program is no longer funded, FHWA is no longer soliciting grant applications. Without funding for the Program, FHWA will not be moving forward with another round of designations of America's Byways® at this time.
Here are eleven key points to think about when you're considering nomination of your byway as one of America's Byways®.
If you're considering nominating your byway for designation as one of America's Byways®, this article contains information to help you prepare for the upcoming cycle.
In order to be designated an All-American Road, your byway organization must demonstrate that it is "addressing multi-lingual information needs for international travelers." Many of the America's Byways® already have outreach programs in place to attract international travelers, but you may need to start by doing some research and putting together a targeted international marketing plan of your own.
Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the National Scenic Byways Program designation process. As we move through the cycle, more questions may be answered. Please check back often.
42 new designations were last announced on October 16, 2009 by the Secretary of Transportation. Current designations are: