Byway Radio Stations
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The Information Station
Classic and MP3 Editions
The Information Station is the most
installed, most versatile and best overall value for general advisory
radio purposes. Broadcast informational messages over a 25-75 square mile
(3-5 mile radius) area, i.e., interpretive overviews, directions,
schedules of events, rules and regulations, emergency instructions.
Options include . . .
* Telephone- or computer-controlled audio.
* A variety of antenna mounting styles.
* Professional recording services.
* Customizable signs to announce the station(s) to motorists
to the February 2008 "America's Byways Bulletin" (Vol. 5, No. 1), "The
Federal Highway Administration is now seeking grant proposals for
National Scenic Byways Program funding consideration for FY 2008.
SAFETEA-LU authorized up to $40 million for this fiscal year. FHWA has
decided to be more strategic in its grant awards process by targeting
its resources toward projects that provide the greatest benefits. FHWA
is particularly focusing on projects with demonstrated benefits for the
byway traveler and invites the application of large-scale, high-cost
projects that provide strategic benefits to the byway.
Applications are due to FHWA
division offices by April 11, 2008, and to FHWA headquarters by May 9,
"The National Scenic Byways Program team has prepared a new document,
National Scenic Byways Program FY 2008 Grant Information, and will be
hosting small group discussions to enhance interaction and encourage
byway coordinators and division offices to ask questions prior to
submission deadlines. Byway coordinators and division offices will be
notified via e-mail as to the times, dates and call-in numbers for these
"For both seasoned and first time applicants, please remember that
submitting an application is a two-step process, and includes
registering your organization with Grants.gov. The details of this
registration process can be found on the Grants.gov website (see
www.grants.gov/GetStarted). Because there are a number of steps
involved, we encourage you to begin now! For more information on
submitting an application to the National Scenic Byways Program for
funding consideration, please see www.bywaysonline.org."