U.S. Bicycle Route 1

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U.S. Bicycle Route 1
US Bike 1 (M1-9).svg
South end South Carolina border south of Laurinburg, North Carolina (southern segment)
Seabrook, New Hampshire (northern segment)
Key West, Florida (proposed national terminus)
North end Arlington, Virginia (southern segment)
Calais, Maine (northern segment)
Construction
Inauguration 1982

U.S. Bicycle Route 1 (often called U.S. Bike Route 1, abbreviated USBR 1) is a cross-country bicycle route that will run the length of the United States eastern seaboard from Florida to Maine. It is one of the two original U.S. Bicycle Routes, the other being U.S. Bicycle Route 76.

AASHTO recognizes the segments in North Carolina, Virginia, New Hampshire, and Maine as being the only "official" segments of U.S. Bicycle Route 1. The other segments, even if signed or mapped, have not yet been submitted by the states to AASHTO for formal inclusion or recognition in the U.S. Bicycle Route system. The New Hampshire and Maine sections of U.S. Bicycle Route 1 were approved in May 2011, with the New Hampshire section following the East Coast Greenway. Also approved was an alternate route, U.S. Bicycle Route 1A, that runs closer to the coast through a portion of Maine.[1][2]

In Georgia, State Bicycle Route 95 is planned to be incorporated into US Bike Route 1.[3]

Bike Route 1 serves the following towns:

North Carolina[4]
Virginia[5]
New Hampshire[1][2]
Maine[1][2]
Massachusetts[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Adventure Cycling Association (June 2011) (PDF). The United States Bicycle Route System: Corridor Plan (Map). http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes/nbrn/USBRSCorridorMap.pdf. Retrieved August 23, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d Sullivan, Ginny (May 11, 2011). "It's Official! New U.S. Bicycle Routes Approved" (HTML). blog.adventurecycling.org. Adventure Cycling Association. Retrieved August 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Georgia State Bike Routes". Adventure Cycling Association. July 7, 2010. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ NCDOT GIS - Digital Bicycle Maps & Route Information
  5. ^ Bicycling in Virginia - Cycling the Commonwealth

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