There is a bill due for markup in the House Transportation and Commerce Committee that would strengthen the National Scenic Byway Program.

HR 5158 would direct the Secretary of Transportation to request nominations for roads to be designated under the national scenic byway program. A as one of America’s Byways® we stand to gain additional partnerships, a broader network of scenic byways across the country, and a broader base to market our Byway with residents, visitors, and even international tourism.

Take a few minutes and click on this link…  it will bring you to a page from which you can generate a letter to your Congressman.  Edit the letter as you see fit and to personalize it to be more effective.  But do it now.

Was it Ben Franklin who commented on “The power of the pen.”  Now is your chance to use the power!