Missouri, Kansas work to secure national bicycle route
February 18, 2018
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Missouri and Kansas officials are working to designate sections of Route 66 as a national bicycle route.
The U.S. Bicycle Route System is the national cycling route network serviced by state and local governments. The goal of the system is to connect bicycle routes across the country for safer, long-distance cycling, the Joplin Globe reported .
The designation for portions of the Mother Road could allow each state's Department of Transportation to map and post signs for cyclists along their sections of the route.
Missouri is closest to reaching its designation, said Pat...