Joining other National Parks in the country, Yellowstone may soon make public shuttles buses a reality. In an effort to improve visitor services and respond to congestion, the National Park Service will partner with the Department of Transportation.
The plans include an automated shuttle at Canyon Village to test a low-speed, automated vehicle that would serve the campground, visitor services, and visitor lodging area. The test run from late May through August of next year.
The Park will also consider local shuttles originating at Old Faithful in a study slated to end in 2022.
The effort to improve visitor services will be a partnership with the Department of Transportation Volpe National Transportation Systems Center.
Zion National Park and Yosemite offer various public shuttles to help deal with the increasing number of visitors in the parks.