Here are some important documents for your reference as you prepare for nominations.
- Official Solicitation Memo
This is the official memo soliciting nominations for designation by the Secretary of Transportation.
- FY 2008 Nomination Guide
This document provides complete information about the 2008 National Scenic Byways nomination process and requirements.
- Designation Readiness Worksheet
This is a self-evaluation tool byway leaders can use internally to establish your road has the necessary documentation to justify seeking national designation.
- Image Style Guide
This document provides guidelines for providing NSBP with electronic images and tips for creating media-ready photos.
- National Scenic Byways Legislation
View portions of the U.S. Code and SAFETEA-LU that are relevant to the National Scenic Byways Program.
- Interim Policy, May 18, 1995
This document outlines the policy for establishment of the National Scenic Byways Program.
- List of America's Byways (as of 2012)
View a list of currently designated All-American Roads and National Scenic Byways, with their dates of designation and the Intrinsic Qualities the U.S. Secretary of Transportation recognized when designating them.
42 new designations were last announced on October 16, 2009 by the Secretary of Transportation. Current designations are:
- All-American Roads
- 31 total
- National Scenic Byways
- 120 total
- States Involved
Please see the press release for more information.