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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...
Worker housing a topic as planners discuss updating Comprehensive Plan

...for incoming workers. "Worker housing, as it's discussed in this plan, is very different than man camps," said Ben Lyman, Community Development Department planner. "This is saying that if you're going to be bringing new people into Juneau...
Planning Juneau's economic development

...for implementation of the policies in the Plan's economic development section, according to the plan.CBJ planner Ben Lyman recommended that when recommending edits to the plan, Commissioners keep in mind the purpose of a comprehensive plan...
Planners examine future of transportation

...Airlines at the Juneau International Airport.CBJ Planner Ben Lyman presented changes to the Plan that envisioned a the CBJ's transit hub in Auke Bay.CBJ Planner, Ben Lyman said the city is up against limits to its service area...
Planning Commission gets hypothetical

...designations or the boundaries of the land use maps of the Comprehensive Plan," according to a memo from CBJ Planner Ben Lyman to the Assembly Lands Committee ( The ordinance, Lyman said, would free the CBJ to consider intent...
Juneau focuses on energy issues

...miles southeast of Juneau. "There was a huge emphasis on converting almost everything to electrical," city planner Ben Lyman. "Now we are taking the emphasis off of converting to hydro energy to a more balanced approach." The Planning Commission...


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