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Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

...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 of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-04/film-series-raises-awareness-advance-pari
Art
Major drug tunnel found on US-Mexico border in California

...Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, was about 2,400 feet long and 30 feet deep. It was lit, ventilated and equipped with a rail system - hallmarks of the most sophisticated tunnels found along the border.Near-simultaneous police stings on Wednesday...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-23/major-drug-tunnel-found-us-m
Nation and World
Kodiak Launch Complex courts new customers

...steel, survived the pressure wave that damaged the walls of the launch pad and the nearby building that stood on a rail system. A few thin steel bars within the structure could be seen twisted, presumably as a result of the blast.Greby said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/kodiak-launch-complex-courts-new-custom
State
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!

...openly that his job is to sell rail systems, but he also listened carefully...smallest town with a viable light rail system, Mr. Guzzo named Sacramento with...The huge cost of mass transit rail systems can be justified in urban settings...

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

...300 million or more" price tag to build a light rail system here? I'm not trying to be a wise guy about this...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

...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
Alaska editorial: Detractors' hoopla over fish is hypocritical

...so a minute. Seattle is upset about the fish. A columnist says so. Somebody ask him about that city's boondoggle rail systems that are costing taxpayers millions. Boston is wrapped in angst about the fish. Ask it about the Big Dig. And they...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102005/opi_20051020021.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...It now moves to the House. SJR 38, which shows supports for a feasibility study on extending the North American rail system through Canada to Alaska, passed the Senate Transportation Committee. It now moves to the Senate Rules Committee...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Loc_legup.shtml

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