It’s been a booming year for the park, and as hordes of tourists drove away after the long holiday weekend, park officials set in motion experiments to try and ease congestion, and prevent crashes.READ MORE: San Francisco-Based Airbnb Reports Huge 4th-Quarter Loss
“What they’re going to do is basically make North Side Drive, and South Side Drive two way roads again. That will be the first time since the ‘90’s,” Tom Stienstra said.READ MORE: California Allocates $1.4 Million To Track And Stop Attacks Against Asian Americans
They are also closing a portion of Sentinel Drive, and an area near Camp 6 that regularly gets jammed up.
“They’re going to do one other thing – they are going to post lower speed limits in Yosemite Valley,” Stienstra said.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccines: San Mateo County Hosting Clinic in Daly City For Residents 65 and Older
Stienstra said 37 bears have been hit by speeding drivers in the park in the last year alone.