Those herky-jerky, accordion-like Tourmobiles have been off the streets for but a short time, but Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) is already raring to see more enviro-friendly transports circling the National Mall.
Norton isn’t quite sure what the next generation of people-moving machines might look like, but she does support deploying more bikes and pedicabs.
She, likewise, expects local tourist wranglers to shy away from fossil-fuel-fired vehicles.
“I write to reiterate my hope that the National Park Service transportation plan will be multi-modal, people-friendly, green, and, of course, cost-effective for both tourists and NPS,” the Congresswoman pleaded in a recent letter.
We vote for fleets of tricked out Segways, rental hover boards and perhaps a VIP jetpack (or two).
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.