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Fairbanks launches new technology for bus riders

...Where's my bus?" is no longer a guessing game for public transit riders in Fairbanks.The Metropolitan Area Commuter System is rolling...now linked with RouteShout, a smartphone app that allows bus riders to track departure times and other bus schedule information...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-22/fairbanks-launches-new-technology-bus-r
State
City slashes funding requests

...considered potential changes to their bus routes. Part of the anger over the new Capital Transit proposal stemmed from bus riders' inability to walk down snow-covered sidewalks to stops farther away.Assembly members agreed that the Juneau International...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
Local
Juneau transportation heads for transformation

Downtown bus riders are set to lose their routes while West Douglas will get a road, but not for another year. Planning for the West Douglas Road...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/juneau-transportation-heads-transformat
Local
City could buy burnt-out Gastineau Apartments

...the Pipeline Skate Park also taking a lead. Many senior riders were concerned about lack of access to the Nugget Mall...Transferring at the mall provides a heated, indoor shelter for riders that is not available at the skate park.Steedle said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-09/city-could-buy-burnt-out-gastineau-apar
Local
Hawaii's US Sen. Schatz named to Senate appropriations committee

...handing over the budget to the incoming Republican-controlled Congress, he said.Before passing the budget, the House added riders that relaxed financial regulations on big banks and increased limits on campaign contributions that can be made by wealthy donors...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/hawaiis-us-sen-schatz-named-senate-appr
State
Bikers brave bears, bogs at Dredge Lake

Kevin Sellers topped a field of 10 riders who braved the bear reports, rain and...Mendenhall Lop Road on Saturday. A total of 17 riders participated in Expert and Sport division...That was easier said than done, as riders faced ponds of muddy water inside the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-19/bikers-brave-bears-bogs-dredge-lake
Sports
Trooper hit 'dead end' in Fairbanks hit-and-run

FAIRBANKS - The investigation of a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured two bicycle riders west of Fairbanks has been stymied by a lack of leads, according to Alaska State Troopers.The crash on a rural road left a man...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-08/trooper-hit-dead-end-fairbanks-hit-and-
State
Trooper hit 'dead end' in Fairbanks hit-and-run

FAIRBANKS - The investigation of a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured two bicycle riders west of Fairbanks has been stymied by a lack of leads, according to Alaska State Troopers.The crash on a rural road left a man...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-07/trooper-hit-dead-end-fairbanks-hit-and-
State
Transit passengers vent about changes

...first two public forums on Monday. Bus riders filled their full-page comment cards...sidewalks may not be cleared at all.Bus riders Dora Barr and Loretta Pittman agreed that...change would require disabled and elderly riders to journey steep hills to reach the Downtown...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-02/transit-passengers-vent-about-changes
Local
Today in sports history

...to win the world heavyweight title in Chicago.1969 - Russ Jackson throws a record four touchdowns to lead the Ottawa Rough Riders to a 29-11 victory over Saskatchewan Roughriders in the CFL Grey Cup championship.1979 - Sugar Ray Leonard wins the WBC...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-30/today-sports-history
Sports

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