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Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

...Juneau efforts that have been suggested include improving CBJ's transit system, using hybrid buses, and building a light rail system from downtown to Auke Bay.Roman Motyka, Juneau professor emeritus of geology and geophysics with the University...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-04/film-series-raises-awareness-advance-pari
Art
Residents share suggestions about Juneau's future

Imagine a Juneau light-rail system stretching from the Auke Bay ferry terminal to downtown, a city-mandated living wage and no-frills starter homes. Sound off...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051806/loc_20060518029.shtml
News
Juneau's transportation future in the breach

...similar transportation issues. Juneau would have problems justifying the enormous costs associated with building a light rail system. A train cannot practically accommodate passengers who want to go Sandy Beach, Costco or many other points around...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071501/opE_Editorial.shtml
Opinion
Light rail for Juneau? No!

...smallest town with a viable light rail system, Mr. Guzzo named Sacramento...becomes like L.A., consider a light rail system. Panelist and Planning Commissioner...to be bold enough to build a light rail system then it would have to make downtown...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072701/opE_EditorialRail.shtml
Opinion
Consider light rail

...the "$300 million or more" price tag to build a light rail system here? I'm not trying to be a wise guy about this...high-tech construction equipment when they used to build light rail systems using mules and a lot of manpower in the early 20th...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081401/let_LetHebert.shtml
Opinion
Chicken and egg issues

...cost to build light rail in Juneau. I seem to remember Frank Guzzo from Siemens stating that number referred to a light rail system being planned for Salt Lake City. Some of your readers may think comparing Salt Lake City to Juneau is "just silly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081601/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Commute from Valley could be invigorating

...past (letters to the editor, July 24, 2001) the solution to the Mendenhall Valley-downtown commute is not a light rail system but rather a high-speed roller coaster, complete with zero-G rolls, loop-d-loops and camel backs. It would...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062207/let_20070622026.shtml
Opinion
Better solutions than downtown parking

...industries pay even more than that at some destinations) and using the money to construct a hydroelectric-powered light-rail system that links the Mendenhall Glacier, the ferry terminal, the university and downtown, to name a few. Isn't that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032602/let_letter6.shtml
Opinion
Should have tried for higher fee

...piddling amount relative to a tourist's total travel costs. Spending the revenue on tourism impacts is easy: Build a light rail system to move passengers to the glacier and shrine, crew members to Costco and valley shopping, with free rides to all...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100699/Ope_woodbyltr.html
Opinion
Business future looks like today

...with large-scale state plans for redesigning Egan Drive, Leighty, an alternative energy advocate, argues for a light rail system or more buses to avoid the potential impact of increasing gasoline prices and a petroleum shortage. But the principles...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122999/Loc_future.html
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