Chattanooga City Council voted 6-3 to approve the first reading to allow patrons to bring beer on pedicabs.
The hotly debated ordinance has been discussed for the last week and has been revised three times.
Councilmen Yusuf Hakeem, Russell Gilbert and Chip Henderson voted no for the ordinance citing public safety concerns.
View more in Wednesday's Times Free Press.
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