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20 Facts About Route 66

20 Facts About Route 66

Construction is underway for a bike route along the original Route 66A new group is striking out on Route 66, and this time, they’re on two wheels instead of four. The United States Bicycle Route System recently completed the first section of the United States Bicycle Route 66. Their goal is to trace the original Route 66 with a new bicycle path that would allow people to peddle their way across the iconic route. The U.S. government may have abandoned Route 66, but small groups of dedicated citizens have cropped up in each of the eight Route 66 states, united by their love for the road and its history. As the Route 66 Association of Illinois proclaims, “Fine, friendly folks await, more than happy to avail you of their own adventures living or traveling along Route 66!”

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