Visitors to national parks are increasingly exploring natural and cultural resources in new ways, including through active transportation—by foot, bicycle, and other non-motorized modes. A new guidebook from the National Park Service (NPS) is helping parks, their partners, and nearby communities...
National Park Service
Volpe's transportation analysis reduced congestion and boosted local business.
Congress passed the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 in response to concerns that noise from air tours over national parks could impair visitors’ experiences and park resources.
For over 20 years, Lee has been involved with many of Volpe's acoustics measurement projects, collecting, analyzing, and modeling acoustic data for over 40 National Parks to assess noise impacts from flights overhead.