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Albuquerque mayor wants rapid-transit buses on Central

Albuquerque mayor wants rapid-transit buses on Central

Albuquerque Mayor Richard Perry this week pitched a $100 million plan to spur economic development along the city’s Route 66 corridor — two lanes of dedicated bus lines to mimic a light-rail system. The bus system would cover a 10-mile…

Cross-country driving a century ago

Cross-country driving a century ago

You have people who try to trace the paths of history. Then you have people who really try to re-create the entire experience from many decades ago. These images came a few days ago courtesy of Jim Hinckley of Kingman,…

Week-long Great Race begins Saturday

Week-long Great Race begins Saturday

The annual Hemming Motor News Great Race begins Saturday in Kirkwood, Missouri, and will go down much of Route 66 to the end in Santa Monica, California, on June 28. The Springfield (Mo.) Convention and Visitors Bureau had some details…

New renderings of Sapulpa’s giant gas pump released

New renderings of Sapulpa’s giant gas pump released

New artist’s renderings were released Monday of the giant gas pump that will be built outside the Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum on Route 66 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. Initial reports more than two weeks ago said the pump was…

Scenes from Rockabilly on the Route

If there’s a big Route 66 event, there’s a good chance Frank Kocevar, former owner of Historic Seligman Sundries in Seligman, Arizona, will be there. During last weekend’s Rockabilly on the Route in Tucumcari, New Mexico, he took his video…

Extremely rare Buick to be at car show

Extremely rare Buick to be at car show

The Route 66 town of Springfield, Missouri, is hosting the Buick Club of America National Meet on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and attendees will have the opportunity to see an extremely rare Buick model. According to a news release from…

Cruising in the Batmobile

Tulsa World reporter Jimmie Tramel recently cruised around Tulsa in the genuine Batmobile, which is set to be on the block at this weekend’s Leake Auto Auction. Tramel did take the Batmobile — inspired by the 1960s television show — down…

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