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Joint Conservation Committee To Hold March 19 Meeting On Promoting PA Route 6 For Biking, Local Tourism

The Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee will hold an informational meeting on steps being taken to promote PA Route 6 for biking and local tourism March 19.

The meeting is being held at the request of Rep. Parks Gentling (R-Mercer.

Last year PA Route 6 was designated as part of the U.S. Bike Route System.  It spans 427 miles across the northern part of Pennsylvania.

Route 6 traverses a diverse landscape that includes a variety of heritage museums and wineries.  It connects communities and enriches lives through enhanced recreation, healthy living, economic prosperity and environmental stewardship.

National Geographic named PA Route 6 one of America's most scenic drivers.

During the meeting, members will hear from the Route 6 Alliance and other stakeholders on the economic impact that bike tourism has on the growth of communities and businesses across Pennsylvania.

The meeting will be held in Room 108 of the Irvis Building starting at 10:00.

For more information on biking in Pennsylvania, visit PennDOT’s Ride A Bike webpage.

Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-Venango) serves as Chair of the Joint Conservation Committee.

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Related Story:

PennDOT Outlines Biking Improvements For 150 Miles Of Route 6

[Posted: Feb. 15, 2019]


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