The development of electric bicycles, powered scooters, Segways and similar new powered means of personal transportation have the potential for altering transportation in national parks and have created new management and technical issues. National Park Service staff and others who have grappled with the role of new active transportation technologies will discuss both the potential effects of the new modes and how they can improve active transportation in parks and public lands.
New Active Transportation Guidebook for the National Park Service
Jessica Baas, OST-R/Volpe CenterShow Abstract
David Daddio, U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI)
An Active Transportation Guidebook for the National Park Service was published in 2018. This presentation will review the purpose and highlights of the guidebook, with emphasis on innovative technologies and emerging trends.
Visitor Experience and Active Transportation: Encouraging a Diversity of Quality Access to Parks
Rachel Collins, U.S. National Park Service
The Emerging Role of New Active Transportation Modes in National Parks in Washington, D.C.
Eliza Voigt, U.S. National Park Service
The Potential for New Modes of Active Transportation to Improve Urban Mobility
Greg Billing, Washington Area Bicyclist Association