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US Bicycle Routes

​​NEW POST! US Bike Route 1 Corridor Planning Meeting at AASHTO March 2011


The purpose of the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) is to facilitate bicycle travel on appropriate roads, paths and highways over routes that are desirable for interstate bicyclists. A route should form continuity of available roads through two or more states connecting and traversing areas of scenic, cultural, and recreational interest.

Information on Making Application for a U.S. Bicycle Route:

Instructions for Completing the USBRS Electronic Application Form

USBRS Electronic Application Form (June 12, 2017)

​Please send application in MS Word Format. Send your color maps in PDF format. Send completed information to​. Thank you.​

Task Force Members


Richard Moeur, Arizona

(602) 712-6661

Staff Liaison

Jameelah Hayes, AASHTO


(202) 624-5266 

Subcommittee on Traffic Engineering

Wes Dean, Mississippi

(601) 359-1454

Bob Pappe, Oregon

(503) 986-3606

Tim Crouch, Iowa

(515) 239-1513

 Joint Tech. Committee on Nonmotorized Transportation



Technical Committee on Geometric Design


David Hutchison, Springfield, Missouri

(417) 864-1971


Christopher Douwes

(202) 366-5013

 National Bicycle Routes

Eric Weis, East Coast Greenway Alliance

(401) 450-7155

Ginny Sullivan, Adventure Cycling Association

(406) 721-1776

Terry Eastin, Mississippi River Trail

(479) 236-0938


Kerry Irons, ACA

Judd Roby, ATSSA

John Schubert, Bicycle PA

John Vine-Hodge, NCDOT


Visit for more information and background on the US Bicycle Route System, the National Corridor Plan and Designation System.