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The New York State Scenic Byways program was created in 1992 by the State Legislature. The program encourages both economic development and resource conservation, recognizing that each of these aspects of a byway must be fostered to ensure the success of the other. This dataset is a listing of all designated State and National Scenic Byways in New York State with Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plans: Includes location, length, route description, designation and website. Information is current as of the publication date.

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scenic byways, national scenic byways, new york state scenic byways, cmp, corridor management plan, scenic roads, all american road
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Data Provided By
New York State Department of Transportation
Source Link
https://www.dot.ny.gov/display/programs/scenic-byways
Dataset Summary
Organization
Landscape Architecture Bureau
Time Period
Present
Posting Frequency
As needed
Data Frequency
Updated on an as needed basis with new designations of scenic byways, or changes to existing scenic byways
Dataset Owner
Landscape Architecture Bureau
Contact Information
ScenicByways@dot.ny.gov
Coverage
Statewide
Granularity
Designated Scenic Byway
Units
Designated Scenic Byway
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In New York State, there are several types of types of corridors that fall under the Scenic Byways Program. State Scenic Byways are transportation corridors that are of particular statewide interest. They are representative of a region's scenic, recreational, cultural, natural, historic or archaeological significance. National Scenic Byways are transporatation corridors of particular nationwide interest. National Scenic Byways are designated by the United States Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration. For more information on the National Scenic Byways Program, and byways across the country, visit National Scenic Byways Online The Program is administered by the Landscape Architecture Bureau of the New York State Department of Transportation; it is guided and implemented by the Scenic Byways Advisory Board that includes a number of state agencies as well as members of the motoring public, tourism associations and organizations interested in preserving scenic quality.
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Information is current as of the publication date.
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National Scenic Byways Online - http://www.byways.org/
See Also
Scenic Byways Advisory Board - https://www.dot.ny.gov/display/programs/scenic-byways/organizers/advisory-board
Dataset Information
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Transportation, Department of
Common Core
Publisher
State of New York
Contact Name
Open Data NY
Contact Email
opendata@its.ny.gov
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