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New Capital Transit plan slows to a halt

The brakes have been thrown on plans to improve Juneau's public transportation system as the city continues to slash budgets to combat a multimillion-dollar deficit and grapples with objections from Capital Transit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/new-capital-transit-plan-slows-halt
Local
High cost, corruption claims mar Brazil World Cup

...met with officials from the 12 host cities, who promised to deliver ambitious works to fix Brazil's woeful public transportation system. Silva told those gathered that they weren't just making a commitment, but "signing a treaty before the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-13/high-cost-corruption-claims-mar-brazil
Sports
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
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
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
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
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
My Turn: Growth and transport investment

...authority is to develop, stimulate and advance the economic welfare of the state and further the development of public transportation systems with the construction of the Knik Arm Bridge that would connect Anchorage to the Matanuska-Susitna borough...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060403/opi_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
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

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