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Fairbanks Borough approves plan for bus shelters

...entryways make for good shelters."I think we are going too far and trying to do too much," Roberts said.The public transportation system is known as MACS - Metropolitan Area Commuter System - and ridership increased 9.3 percent in 2012 and 11...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-17/fairbanks-borough-approves-plan-bus-she
State
Empire Editorial: Speak up on public transit plan

...needs to be updated accordingly. Juneau's public transportation system carried 1.3 million passengers last year...important is that those who use Juneau's public transportation system voice their needs, concerns and questions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-01/empire-editorial-speak-public-transit
Opinion
Longer hours for transit in the future?

...About 50 people attended the two meetings and many agreed on what changes need to be made to the city's public transportation system.Most agreed service should be reduced on Back Loop Road and many favored increasing evening service to the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-01/longer-hours-transit-future
Local
Passengers weigh in on new transit plan

Fueled by a large-scale study, an update to Juneau's public transportation system has captured the interest of many Juneau residents as city leaders begin diving into the next budget.Assembly members saw a presentation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-19/passengers-weigh-new-transit-plan
Local
Transit workshop fosters ideas for change

...back in town to continue studying current routes and fielding public comments on what would make for a better public transportation system in Juneau.The workshop Wednesday included a interactive "planning game," a tool used by the firm to get...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-07/transit-workshop-fosters-ideas-change
Local
This is a time for leadership

...them; varied hiking trails enjoyed by visitors and residents alike, the envy of most communities; and a public transportation system available to all including the young and old. Juneau is more than an individual, it is a community striving...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-04-22/time-leadership
Letters
Ferry system proposes more Lynn Canal service in new schedule

...Haines resident."Every day you can set your watch by when she arrives," he said."That's the type of public transportation system we like to see in the higher traffic areas," Venables said.The board and community members in the northern...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-08-09/ferry-system-proposes-more-lynn-canal-s
Local
Counting on the road's real success

...ferry, it will only mean that it is a transportation system that provides what Juneau has needed and what the public transportation system should provide - convenient, reasonably priced transportation to and from Juneau. This is a good thing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070506/let_20060705024.shtml
Opinion
Davis Street turned into unpassable mess

...significantly delayed. Sound off on the important issues at I don't drive, so like others who depend on the public transportation system, I'm expected to walk over mud, dirt and rocks, and through and around heavy equipment, past a crew apparently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090506/let_20060905006.shtml
Opinion
Work remains to make Juneau accessible

...notable change was the adoption of access standards into the city building code. Also by getting involved in the public transportation system, a fair increase to SAIL consumers and seniors was stopped. Assisting in the airport master plan assured...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101799/Ope_deanltr.html
Opinion

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