Arches National Park was once a multi-day adventure to see natural wonders. Now, it only takes a couple of hour to drive through.
Conveniences of the modern world have saved us tremendous time.
The question is: what are we doing with all this time?
We are always doing something but not enough of something worth doing.
The thing is, by lowering the bar for the masses, you now have the problems of the masses to manage.
Conservation and preservation at its core is an issue of access. The more difficult the access, the less a site is disturbed. The funny thing is the easier it is to see something, the less we appreciate it.