The National Park System's Maintenance Backlog
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Is Trump Succeeding? Millennials Are Changing Shopping, National Parks Maintenance Backlog
Episode: Is Trump Succeeding? Millennials Are Changing Shopping, National Parks Maintenance Backlog
- May 9, 2018 11:00 pm
- 14:02 mins
Guest: Kurt Repanshek, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of "National Parks Traveler" Maybe one of America’s 400-plus National Park Sites is on your vacation list this summer. Whichever you choose, you’re likely to encounter some potholes, crumbling walkways and out-of-order signs. The National Park Service has a backlog of maintenance projects that will cost $11.6 billion to address. Why are our nation’s natural treasures in disrepair? NationalParksTraveler.org has just kicked off a months-long investigation into the maintenance backlog.