It wasn’t a well-known, nationally celebrated milestone, but for one New Jersey family, being the 4 millionth to ride a popular national park bus in Maine will do just fine.
The Associated Press reports the Sherlock family of Cherry Hill, New Jersey became the 4 milionth to take a trip on the Island Explorer bus, which travels through Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine.
According to the AP, the family was awarded a gift card from Maine based L.L. Bean and a gift membership in “Friends of Arcadia.”
The Associated Press says the Island Explorer bus is a pollution-free, propane-driven bus that has eliminated nearly 1.4 million private motor vehicle trips and has prevented 13,000 tons in emissions of greenouse gases since its inception in 1999.