Byways 101

Part 4: Planning, Action & Nomination

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Welcome back. This section is for byways that are ready to develop an action plan to preserve and enhance their byways. Information focuses on the purpose and process of developing a corridor management plan, as well as information for byways planning to prepare a nomination application to the National Scenic Byways Program. The five Learning Objectives below explain what you should be able to do after completing Part 4.


1. Begin With State, Federal Or Indian Tribe Byway Coordinators
Recognize why communication with your State, Federal or Tribal Byway Coordinator is important during your byway planning process.

2. The Corridor Management Plan
Describe what a corridor management plan is and why it is important.

3. The CMP’s 14 Points
Recall the 14 points that need be addressed in a corridor management plan.

4. Regional Or National Significance
Describe the importance of establishing the “regional or national significance” of your byway’s intrinsic qualities.

5. More Byway Resources
Locate important resources available to the byway community to assist in byway planning, networking and problem solving.