The Role of Spatial Scale in the Timing of Uncertain Environmental Policy
The Role of Environmental and Economic Uncertainty in Invasive Species Control Decisions
Other national parks faced with similar issues have opted for greater access restrictions in favor of quality improvements resulting from less traffic congestion. Acadia National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and Zion National Park have all instituted various shuttle systems to alleviate traffic congestion common during certain parts of the year. However, based on public perception of how national parks are visited, the establishment of such shuttle systems could potentially result in greater impact on visitor experience than that resulting from the increase in traffic congestion.
Sims, C. and D. Finnoff. 2011. The Role of Spatial Scale in the Timing of Uncertain Environmental Policy. In Proceedings, Annual Allied Social Sciences Conference, Denver, CO, January 7-9.