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Opinion: Alaska's environmental standards aren't the best in the world

...scored 33rd.? In July 2013, CNN Money analyzed the state's energy, waste, environmental management and mass transit systems to come up with their "How Green is My State?" report. Alaska ranked 43rd in the nation. ? In 2010, the Wall...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-30/opinion-alaskas-environmental-standar
Opinion
Senate's Hurricane Sandy relief bill contains cash for Alaska

...criticized $13 billion in the Democratic bill for projects to protect against future storms, including fortifying mass transit systems in the Northeast. Republicans said however worthy such projects may be, they are not urgently needed and should...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-30/senates-hurricane-sandy-relief-bill-con
State
Innovation Summit draws southeast industry

...that can translate to Southeast Alaska well. Juneau's downtown development project has pointed to Portland's mass transit system as an enviable model. As such the non-profit has invited the Executive Director of the Portland Development Commission...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-02-11/innovation-summit-draws-southeast-indus
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Armed CG boats escort state ferries

...security. Passenger numbers have not dropped. "I haven't heard of anyone changing their plans," Manly said. Mass transit systems nationwide also are raising security levels. Andrew Petty can be reached at andrew.petty@juneauempire.com

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071205/sta_20050712003.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...water facilities, sewer lines, docks, parks, mass transit systems, libraries, clinics, courthouses and other public...Bold new investments are needed to create a modern mass transit system conducive to livable cities, one which will bring...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072899/Ope_nadarcol.shtml
Outside editorial: Gas prices - Congress ducks harder choices

...the high cost of gas, Washington remains mystically silent about upgrading and investing in fuel-efficient mass transit. Systems continue to scrounge for money, threaten fare hikes, and plot service cutbacks to close their chronic deficits...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053007/opi_20070530009.shtml
Opinion
Better solutions than downtown parking

...love living here because of over-crowdedness, over-development and pollution? The idea of a non-polluting mass-transit system is not new, but makes sense when you consider that not just visitors but locals would greatly benefit. (Think...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032602/let_letter6.shtml
Opinion
Pro: Wise investments can enhance America's dream

...built the most advanced infrastructure system ever - made up of highways, bridges, air and sea ports, rail and mass transit systems, dams and levees, and a modern electricity grid. Those investments put millions to work and fueled our economic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-03-30/pro-wise-investments-can-enhance-amer
Opinion
Big turnout, big ideas at Capital City Forum

...with legislators Encouraging affordable housing Building the road to Skagway and Haines Investigating a light rail mass transit system Supporting more large-scale arts and culture events to draw out-of-town visitors Becoming a regional leader...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042609/loc_433093315.shtml
Local Briefs

...signatures calling for a study of a fixed-guideway mass transit system such as light rail. Easterwood said the committee...They also suggested the city study alternative mass transit systems and include public comment in an appendix to the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061301/Loc_localbriefs.html
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