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National Park Service says e-bike use on non-motorized trails should be reviewed

by Bicycle Retailer | July 2, 2021
“A National Park Service memorandum Wednesday recommended parks that allow e-bikes the same access as traditional bikes to review that decision, citing ongoing litigation contesting the legality of a 2020 policy change. “This is a wobbly move by the Park Service,” said ...

Report says Bureau of Land Management mismanaged during Trump presidency

by Bicycle Retailer | March 8, 2021
“The Bureau of Land Management was plagued by increasing extremism, retaliation and employee intimidation, and political influence during the Trump Administration, according to a Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility anonymous survey of current and former employees. The ...

Interior Department officially approves e-bike policy

by Bicycle Retailer | October 2, 2020
“The U.S. Department of Interior on officially approved its policy proposal for land managers to regulate e-bikes the same as traditional bikes on non-motorized lands. However, increased e-bike access has led to lawsuits. One was filed in December against the NPS by The Public ...

Deadline is Monday for feedback on e-bike access on non-motorized trails

by Bicycle Retailer | June 8, 2020
“Public comment periods begin ending Monday, June 8, for the U.S. Department of Interior’s policy proposal to regulate e-bikes as traditional bikes on non-motorized lands. The policy proposal in August allowed e-bikes access to non-motorized trails 30 days afterward and led to ...

Department of Interior’s e-bike policy under review

by Bicycle Retailer | April 8, 2020
“The U.S. Department of Interior’s policy proposal last year to regulate e-bikes as traditional bikes on non-motorized lands is now under standard review with a public comment period. The policy proposal in August allowed e-bikes access to non-motorized trails 30 days afterward ...