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National Parks welcome Electric Bikes

National Parks Services (NPS) announced on August 30 that President Donald J. Trump has issued an executive order allowing electric bikes in National Parks. According to the press release from NPS, “This new policy will enable visitors to use e-bikes, low-speed electric bicycles with power assistance, allowing them on park roads, paved or hardened trails, […]

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Partial government shutdown becomes longest in U.S. history

The partial U.S. government shutdown, which began Dec. 22, was the longest in the nation’s history. The federal offices affected were reopened Jan. 25 when President Donald J. Trump signed a continuing resolution that reopens agencies through Feb. 15. Stretching more than five weeks, the shutdown began after the Republican and Democratic parties failed to […]