On Monday, September 14, 2020, Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) introduced HR8240 in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, [D-CA] co-sponsored the bill.

The proposed legislation would add Route 66 to the National Historic Trail system. Known as the Route 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act, it was previously introduced in House in 2018 as HR 801, and has now been re-introduced as HR 8240. You can learn more at congress.gov.