Tag: buses

Assembly rejects ordinance limiting tour buses

A first attempt to regulate cruise traffic in Sitka failed to get traction at the assembly table this week. A proposed ordinance creating a permitting process for commercial buses was voted down on first reading, after some worried the measure might harm Sitka’s long-standing tour businesses. Read More

On split vote, bus permit fee hike advances at assembly table

When the Sitka Assembly met on Tuesday (12-27-22), it approved several updates to rules concerning commercial vendor and vehicle permitting at Harrigan Centennial Hall. Some, like additional incentives for electric vehicles, passed smoothly, while others, like increasing the permit rate for large buses, will need more votes in order to pass on second reading. Read More

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