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Resources

General Rest Area Resources

Rest Area History on Facebook

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rest-Area-History/159077114112770

 

Rest Area History on Twitter

http://twitter.com/restareahistory


US Rest Areas: The site for finding your stops in the US

http://restareas.appspot.com/


Interstate Rest Areas

www.interstaterestareas.com


US Department of Transportation, State Transportation Websites

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/webstate.htm


Rest Areas and Welcome Centers - Coast to Coast

http://www.flickr.com/groups/464068@N21/pool/


i5 Highway.com; Interactive Highway Rest Area Locations Map for Interstate 5

http://www.i5highway.com/interstate_5_oregon/index.html


Links by State

Iowa Department of Transportation, Interstate Safety Rest Area Posters

http://www.iowadot.gov/maintenance/internetpages/restareas/restareasposters.htm


Nebraska Interstate-80 Bicentennial Sculpture Project (Nebraska’s 500 Mile Sculpture Garden)

http://www.sheldonartgallery.org/education/I-80/works.html


Vermont Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Sharon Rest Area, I-89

http://www.vvavtsc.com/vvvm.htm


Abraham Lincoln Memorial Monument, Summit Rest Area, I-80, Wyoming 

http://www.roadtripamerica.com/roadside/Abraham-Lincoln-Memorial-Monument.htm


Conferences

2010 Motorists Information and Services Association Conference

http://www.misaonline.org/?q=node/84


2008 National Safety Rest Area Conference

http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/partners/nsrac2008/


2006 National Safety Rest Area Conference

http://maintenance.transportation.org/?siteid=76&pageid=2585

http://www.dot.state.mn.us/restareas/conf.html


Preservation Resources


National Parks Service, Preservation Brief 36, Protecting Cultural Landscapes

http://www.nps.gov/history/HPS/tps/briefs/brief36.htm


Recent Past Preservation Network

http://www.recentpast.org/


Society for Commercial Archeology

http://www.sca-roadside.org/


Historic Roads

http://www.historicroads.org/



Interstate Highway System


American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Interstate Highway System

http://www.interstate50th.org


US Department of Transportation, Historic Preservation Resources

http://www.environment.fhwa.dot.gov/histpres/index.asp



Information Regarding Historic Preservation Review Process for Effects to the Interstate Highway System


Federal Register Notice, March 10, 2005

http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2005/05-4739.htm


Final List of Nationally and Exceptionally Significant Features of the Federal Interstate Highway System

http://www.environment.fhwa.dot.gov/histpres/highways_list.asp


US Department of Transportation, Questions and Answers

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/hep/interstate4fqa.htm



Articles and Blogs


Recharge & Recognize: A Rest Area Prototype for Tomorrow

http://restareathesis.blogspot.com/

Rest Stop – This American Life, NPR

www.thisamericanlife.org/Radio_Episode.aspx?episode=388


For Half of Virginia’s Rest Areas, Its No Go - NPR

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=106880794


R.I.P Budget Woes Spell Doom for Roadside Rest Stops

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124656938899088487.html#articleTabs=article


Rest Areas on the Endangered List?

www.examiner.com/x-21505-SF-Road-Trip-Travel-Examiner~y2009m9d8-Rest-areas--On-the-endangered-list


Save Texas Roadside Parks

http://savetexasroadsideparks.blogspot.com/

http://picasaweb.google.com/counseller.robert/TexasRoadsideParks#


Kansas Safety Rest Areas, The Progress of Rest

http://www.kshs.org/resource/ks_preservation/kpsepoct08.pdf

Nominate Your Favorite Highway Rest Stop, LA Times

http://travel.latimes.com/daily-deal-blog/index.php/freeway-rest-stops-n-2344/

Do You Have a Favorite Road Trip Rest Stop, NPR's Talk of the Nation

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=97532815

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