Acadia targets bus congestion

ACADIA NAT’L PARK — An overwhelming surge in tour bus traffic atop Cadillac Mountain is prompting officials to institute new policies for the 2014 tourist season.

Chief among the changes is a new regulation that limits the total number of tour buses at the top of Cadillac to six at any one time. This marks a drastic reduction in traffic from the past couple years, when as many as 17 tour buses have been observed in the Cadillac summit parking lot at once.

The policy for the Cadillac summit calls for two buses each from the local companies National Park Tours and Oli’s Trolley, and two from all other motor coach commercial use agreement permit holders.

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Robert Levin

Robert Levin

Former reporter Robert Levin covered the people, businesses, governmental and nonprofit agencies of Bar Harbor. [email protected]
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