U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visited Glacier National Park today to announce $12.5 million in grants for 29 projects in 20 states to improve access to America’s national parks, forests, and wildlife refuges. Among those projects was a $250,000 grant to purchase two fuel-efficient buses. The new buses will be used as part of Glacier’s free shuttle service, which helps to reduce traffic congestion along the along the Going-to-the-Sun Road.
A map and a complete list of projects can be found here.
Hiking in Glacier National Park