Seems the National Trust for Historic Preservation just came out with its list of endangered historic places---and Route 66 is on it.
A proposal has been made, to help save it, by making it a National Historic Trail, officially. To do this, to support Route 66 becoming a National Historic Trail, the trust has set up an online petition. You can go to it here and sign up/sign on:
Thank you in advance for your support, for signing.
Now, let's do this!