Car free is popular

ACADIA NAT’L PARK — If the 912 people who used the car-free section of the Loop Road last weekend are any indication, the Bike Acadia Month has been successful.

On Saturday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., volunteers at the intersection of the start of the one-way Loop Road counted 395 bicyclists and 25 walkers. And on Sunday the range and number of users expanded. Volunteers counted 431 bicyclists, 36 walkers, 17 runners, 4 skateboarders, 2 roller skaters and 2 roller skiers for a total of 492. The 912 people counted are only a snapshot, said Charlie Jacobi, resource management specialist.

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