The Father of Route 66

For those interested in the history of Route 66 Susan Croce Kelly has written a book, Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery.  From the publisher’s website: If it weren’t for Cy Avery’s dreams of better roads, the United States would never have gotten Route 66. This book is the story of Avery, his…

Changing Lanes: Visions and Histories of Urban Freeways

Joseph F.C. DiMento and Cliff Ellis have written a book, “Changing Lanes: Visions and Histories of Urban Freeways,” that explores how planners, engineers, and other professionals have gradually changed their views about the role of freeways. The book was published in 2012 by MTI Press. Information about the book from the publisher is here.