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Rolling chair companies seek to halt trial run for jitney trams on Atlantic City Boardwalk

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Provided by Michelle English

The Jitney Association was given a trial period to run a jitney tram on the Boardwalk. But two rolling chair companies have filed a civil action trying to stop the addition of the vehicles to the Boardwalk, claiming that City Council does not have the authority to grant the move and that it does not take into account what the additional traffic could mean for the Boardwalk and the whether the wooden way is structurally safe to carry them.

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Two rolling chair companies will take Atlantic City to court Wednesday after City Council approved a trial run for jitney trams.

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Provided by Michelle English

The Jitney Association was given a trial period to run a jitney tram on the Boardwalk. But two rolling chair companies have filed a civil action trying to stop the addition of the vehicles to the Boardwalk, claiming that City Council does not have the authority to grant the move and that it does not take into account what the additional traffic could mean for the Boardwalk and the whether the wooden way is structurally safe to carry them.