Monday, March 13, 2006

Arizona receives funding for National Scenic Byways

[Source: Arizona Office on Tourism] -- On March 6, 2006, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta announced the recipients of the FY 2005 National Scenic Byways Program grant funding. The grants are part of the Federal Highway Administration's National Scenic Byways Program, which recognizes and enhances selected roads based on their archaeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, or scenic qualities. Arizona has received funding for five Scenic Byway grants:

  • Brochures to market Arizona's Scenic Byways
  • Resource Protection Plan and Interpretation Plan for Dine'Tah "Among the People" Scenic Byway (two grants)
  • Arizona Highways 2005 (marketing Scenic Byways website and book)
  • Update application procedures for parkway, historic, and scenic roads in Arizona