National Seashore to Host Meeting on Electric Bikes

September 19th in Eastham

WELLFLEET, Mass. – Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent Brian Carlstrom announced that on Thursday, September 19 the seashore will host a public meeting on the topic of electric bikes (e-bikes). The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the August 29, 2019 order signed by the Secretary of the Interior directing federal agencies to develop rules to increase recreational opportunities through the use of electric bikes. Cape Cod National Seashore falls under this order.

The meeting will be held from 6 to 7 pm at the Salt Pond Visitor Center, located at 50 Nauset Road at the intersection of Route 6 in Eastham, MA.

The meeting will begin with a brief presentation about the recent order, the current status of bike trails in the national seashore, and potential options for e-bike use at the seashore. After the presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to review background materials and maps, and provide comment about the use of e-bikes on national seashore bike trails.

Those who cannot attend are invited to send written comments by September 23 to:

Brian Carlstrom, Superintendent

Cape Cod National Seashore

99 Marconi Site

Wellfleet, MA 02667

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