New directive allows superintendents to reconsider e-bikes

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“The National Park Service is directing superintendents to further consider their electric bicycle regulations, but how much impact it will have on Glacier National Park remains to be seen.

Under the Trump administration, then Secretary of Interior David Bernhardt in May 2019 ordered national parks to allow e-bikes where traditional bikes were allowed.

The directive was released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a group that, along with others, filed suit in 2019 federal court challenging the use of e-bikes in national parks.”

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