SAVANNAH, Ga. — The local City Council voted 7-2 to uphold the ban on double-decker tour buses in Savannah’s downtown historic district, according to a Savannah Morning News report.
Many residents argued the one-square-mile historic district is becoming too congested with tour vehicles. The double-decker buses, they contend, would add scores of tourists per bus per day. The city last year issued 1,455 motorcoach permits and permitted 96 motorized tour vehicles. For the full story, click here.