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Tongass plan makes its debut

...the connection of critical road systems, construction of docks and log transfer facilities, improvements to marine transportation and lowering energy costs within five areas - Hoonah, Kake, Wrangell, Klawock and Ketchikan. Strategic investments...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-19/tongass-plan-makes-its-debut
Local
Alaska ferry sailings uncertain with possible budget cuts

...vehicles would have to be rebooked if the budget cuts are made, Neussl said Wednesday in a conference call with the Marine Transportation Advisory Board.The Marine Highway System scheduled about 400 service weeks for fiscal year 2016 before it faced...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-10/alaska-ferry-sailings-uncertain-possibl
State
Ferry sailings uncertain with possible budget cuts

...vehicles would have to be rebooked if the budget cuts are made, Neussl said Wednesday in a conference call with the Marine Transportation Advisory Board.The Marine Highway System scheduled about 400 service weeks for fiscal year 2016 before it faced...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/ferry-sailings-uncertain-possible-budge
State
Flipping Douglas Island

...for the second node include a deep-water port where barges could dock. The city sees this as a way to improve marine transportation in Juneau, which is sometimes limited by the shallow depth of the Gastineau Channel, the vertical clearance...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/flipping-douglas-island
Local
Correction

...of Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner Mike Neussl, who will be overseeing the state's marine transportation system, would be overseeing state highways as well until an additional deputy commissioner is appointed. Neussl...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Support the Alaska Marine Highway System, Gov. Walker

...seemed to bear fruit. The Marine Transportation Advisory Board was established...place to continue supporting marine transportation for our coastal communities...served as chairman of the Marine Transportation Advisory Board.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-12/my-turn-support-alaska-marine-highway
Opinion
DOT Commissioner: Expect changes across Alaska

...department "continues to consult with the administration, Legislature, (Southeast Conference) members and the Marine Transportation Advisory Board to determine what effects it may have and what future service becomes."The department will look...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/dot-commissioner-expect-changes-across-
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Transparency for Juneau Access

...240-foot day boats. Kemp not only left the public out of this discussion, he didn't even consult with the Marine Transportation Advisory Board. Kemp also decided the two day boats will operate as shuttle ferries from the planned Katzehin Ferry...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-23/my-turn-transparency-juneau-access
Opinion
Cruise ships still king

...million tourists.While cruise ships will bring most of the state's visitors to Alaska, that other form of marine transportation - the Alaska Marine Highway System - will bring the least. More visitors came to Alaska through Canada on highways...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/cruise-ships-still-king
State
State raises ferry rates starting Jan. 1

...with a report due by February 2015. The preliminary results of that report were unveiled in a meeting of the Marine Transportation Advisory Board on Dec. 12 in Ketchikan. The report, drafted by Northern Economics, recommended that AMHS set...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-19/state-raises-ferry-rates-starting-jan-1
State | Local

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