A 2011 Transportation Scholar helped develop a pilot public shuttle system to enhance the visitor experience at Arches National Park by providing visitors more information to make destination choices,...
How We Help
The Transportation Scholars program matches emerging professionals with substantial knowledge and expertise in transportation planning with parks with corresponding transportation-related issues like pollution or congestion that can be major detractors of the overall park visitor experience. The selected scholars build partnerships, work across jurisdictional boundaries, gain an appreciation for the need of alternative transportation projects in the national parks, and gain first-hand knowledge of NPS efforts to preserve our national treasures while working to solve the current transportation issue within the park. To learn more about the program and its impact on public lands, check out this video.
Transportation Scholars Grantees
"Transportation Scholars" is made possible through the generous support of The Motorola Solutions Foundation and done in partnership with the National Park Service, Eno Transportation Foundation, Federal Highway Administration, and the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Technical Assistance Center.