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Appeals court lifts stoppage on Albuquerque Rapid Transit construction

Appeals court lifts stoppage on Albuquerque Rapid Transit construction

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday lifted an injunction that prevented the city of Albuquerque from beginning construction on the controversial Albuquerque Rapid Transit project on Central Avenue, aka Route 66. The Albuquerque Journal reported construction may begin next week,…

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Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum opens to public

Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum opens to public

A Tulsa television station took a look inside the Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, shortly after it opened to the public. Fox 23 filed this report from the museum, which is just off Route 66 on…

Albuquerque gets federal approval for rapid-transit project

Albuquerque gets federal approval for rapid-transit project

The city of Albuquerque said it received federal approval for Albuquerque Rapid Transit, but the city will hold off on any action until a federal judge hears a lawsuit against the project next week. The Albuquerque Journal reported: In a…

Albuquerque Rapid Transit finds rough seas

The massive Albuquerque Rapid Transit project, slated to break ground next month, has run into a bunch of trouble in recent days. Albuquerque Rapid Transit, or ART, proposes to devote nine miles of two center lanes of Central Avenue (aka…

Stolen Cross Eyed Cow minibus recovered

Stolen Cross Eyed Cow minibus recovered

The customized Volkswagen minibus stolen two weeks ago from the Cross Eyed Cow restaurant in Oro Grande, California, was recovered Monday, but not without scary moments. The minivan now is in a tow yard in Rancho Cucamonga, California. The Cross Eyed Cow‘s owners hope…

Guy Mace’s Route 66 Car Museum opens

Guy Mace’s Route 66 Car Museum opens

The town of Springfield, Missouri, added a sizable new attraction with the opening of Guy Mace’s Route 66 Car Museum on Wednesday. The museum is located at 1634 W. College St. (aka Route 66), just west of the Kansas Expressway.…

Cross Eyed Cow minibus stolen

Cross Eyed Cow minibus stolen

A Volkswagen minibus perennially parked in front of the Cross Eyed Cow Pizza restaurant in Oro Grande, California, was stolen, and the owner has offered a reward for its return. According to the Victor Valley News: If you’ve ever traveled along Route 66…

Arizona eventually will get official Route 66 license plates

Arizona’s governor recently signed into law a measure that will create a commemorative Route 66 license plate designed by the Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona. Tom Spear, executive vice president of the association, spoke to the Phoenix Business Journal…

Route 66 Car Museum opening next month in Springfield

Route 66 Car Museum opening next month in Springfield

Classic-car collector Guy Mace plans to open a Route 66 Car Museum on June 15 at 1624 W. College St. (aka Route 66) in Springfield, Missouri. According to a news release from the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau: Patrons can…

Laurel Kane will be inducted into Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame

Laurel Kane will be inducted into Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame

Laurel Kane, co-owner of Afton Station in Afton, Oklahoma, will be inducted into the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame posthumously later this year, it was learned Saturday during a celebration of her life. A panel from the Oklahoma Route…

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