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Creighton, Jeff, Bridges of Spokane, Images of America, Arcadia Publishing, 2013. (Photographic collection in the Images format depicting the "City of Bridges.") (listed 01/26/2015)

Longhurst, John, Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road, University of Washington Press, 2015. (Tells the story of how America adapted to the bicycle in the late 19th century, lost interest, then tried again beginning in the 1960s to the present.) (listed 04/23/2015)

Routes

Beal, Richard A., Highway 17: The Road to Santa Cruz, 2nd edition, The Pacific Group, 1991. (A well-illustrated history of State Highway 17 from San Jose to Santa Cruz, California.) (listed 03/19/2015)

Dakelman, Mitchell E., and Schorr, Neal A., The Pennsylvania Turnpike, Images of America, Arcadia Publishing, 2004. (Heavily illustrated history of the turnpike in the Images of America format.) (listed 03/19/2015)

Flood, Chuck, Washington's Sunset Highway, Images of America, Arcadia Publishing, 2014. (Photographs depict the Sunset Highway, part of U.S. 10, in pre-freeway days.) (listed 01/26/2015)

Flood, Chuck, Washington's Highway 99, Images of America, Arcadia Publishing, 2013. (Collection of photographs and postcards depict U.S. 99 in the Images format.) (listed 01/26/2015)

Garden State Parkway, Images of America, Arcadia Publishing, 2013. (Prepared by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, this book tells the story of the Garden State Parkway in the heavily illustrated Images of America style.) (listed 04/23/2015)

Jensen, Jeff, Drive the Broadway of America: Your Travel Guide to the U.S. 80 and Bankhead Highways Across the American Southwest, bygonebyways.com, 2nd edition, 2013. (Jensen provides a detailed guide, with maps and illustrations, for travel through the Southwest on the Bankhead Highway, once a transcontinental highway, and its 1920s successor, U.S. 80.) (listed 03/19/2015)

Lapolla, Michael, and Suszka, Thomas A., The New Jersey Turnpike, Images of America, Arcadia Publishing, 2005. (Heavily illustrated history of the turnpike in the Images of America format.) (listed 03/19/2015)

Smith, Dan L., The Bankhead Highway in Texas, Bankhead Highway Publishing, 2013. (Provides a history of the Bankhead Highway, a transcontinental route (Washington, DC, to San Diego, CA) named after Senator John H. Bankhead (AL), known in his time as the "Father of Good Roads" because of his role in creating the Federal-aid highway program in 1916. The book's focus is on the route in Texas, with illustrations and maps.) (listed 03/19/2015)

Updated: 04/23/2015
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