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Photos: National Bike to Work Day

...Lakes during National Bike to Work Day on Friday. Commuter Stations were set up at Twin Lakes and Cycle Alaska with coffee donated by Heritage Coffee, bagels by Silverbow Bakery and 12 pounds of bacon cooked by Jack Kreinheder and Ben Lyman.
Planning Commission OKs transit plan

...Capital Transit has a budget of $6.6 million, with 61 percent of its operations funded by the CBJ's general fund.The city wants to implement the new plan as early as July, senior city planner Ben Lyman said in a previous Empire report.
City leaders question transit plan change

...more money."To meet some of these demands, it will take a very different way in how transportation is funded," said Ben Lyman, a city planner involved with the project.The recommendation includes a set of short-term (immediately recommended...
Assembly committee reviews bear ordinance

...Clarity in the laws could mean more subdivisions, putting more homes on the market, he said.City senior planner Ben Lyman presented a packet of changes to the proposed 2013 Comprehensive Plan, ranging from tweaks to wording to the addition...
City OKs state projects, new cell tower

...ADA-compliant ramps from the trail to the Capital Transit stop on Mendenhall Loop Road.However, city senior planner Ben Lyman, who presented the project to the commission, asked commissioners to allow the state to proceed with the project only...
Transit workshop fosters ideas for change

...with federal grants will continue to stream in."It's been a really productive exercise," said CBJ Senior Planner Ben Lyman.Lyman noted that the system, as it currently operates, is maxed out, and that the continued public participation...
Downtown parking system in need of update

...advantage of."People will still need to know their license plate number because that's how they're tracking it," said Ben Lyman, CCD senior Planner. "We don't want employees registering four times a day for eight hours. That's the last thing...
The future has mixed-use housing

...mixing that with residential apartments above," said Ben Lyman, Community Development Department planner, who lauded...project that would not only meet their economic needs," Ben Lyman, the city planner, said, "but support the community...
After more than year, city plan close to approval

...Assembly wants to implement for the city, either right away or eventually.At the Monday meeting, city senior planner Ben Lyman finished presenting the differences between the 2008 and 2013 plans. He presented the first half of the changes at the...
Auke Bay post office property could be rezoned

...pursuing a rezone of the property to general commercial, which allows for 50 dwelling units per acre. City senior planner Ben Lyman led a neighborhood meeting Monday evening to go over the implications of a rezone. He showed community members the difference...


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