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Deadline near for Mat-Su's ferry to nowhere

...government involving an unused ferry.Assembly members met Tuesday after receiving an ultimatum from the Federal Transit Administration to repay a $12 million grant for the ferry that has never seen service, KTUU reported.The federal agency...
Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

...owes the feds for its failed ferry plan.In all, the Mat-Su Borough received $21.2 million from the Federal Transit Administration from three grants awarded between 2002 and 2009 to jumpstart ferry service across Knik Arm between Port MacKenzie...
$750k bid for unwanted ferry worth $80M

...Virgin Islands are still being evaluated by the Federal Transit Administration.On Friday, Russ Krafft, the borough purchasing...still on the list being considered by the Federal Transit Administration, the borough said.Ultimately, the Borough...
Mat-Su Assembly votes to store ferry

...received offers to buy it but most are for only about $1 million. The borough would like $6 million to repay a Federal Transit Administration grant.Officials from Cruz Construction told Moosey the company can only float the Susitna into Port MacKenzie...
Railroad awarded $25.8 million grant

...25.8 million grant of federal stimulus money. The money to the state-owned railroad is coming from the Federal Transit Administration. The funds are intended for various projects, including construction of restrooms in Seward and Talkeetna...
New buses hit the town

...but still shiny and new." The New Flyer Industries of America buses were purchased with the help of a Federal Transit Administration grant secured by Alaska's Congressional delegation. "Of the $279,000, 17 percent is actually local...
Alaska editorial: Not to Politico: Fairbanks isn't 'nowhere'

...Senate version passed in March, the railroad was in danger of losing $30 million of the $36 million annual Federal Transit Administration funding it has received since 2006. The potential loss of funding put everything from hundreds of jobs...
Highway bill bolsters Alaska projects

...225.5 billion over a six-year period to the Federal Highway Administration, $52.3 billion to the Federal Transit Administration and more than $6 billion for safety programs. It will be "the signature domestic legislation in this Congress...
Federal money would boost bus service

...spokeswoman for Sen. Ted Stevens. Stevens is chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The report earmarks Federal Transit Administration funds for a Juneau downtown mass transit facility. The idea for the facility came from the Juneau Parking...
New bipartisan bill could mean more ferry funding

...requiring the Department to ensure the National Ferry Database is consistent with the database maintained by the Federal Transit Administration and authorizing funding to establish a National Ferry Transportation Institute at a college or university...


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