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My Turn: AMHS cuts off limb hoping it grows back

...transportation services in southeast, southcentral and Aleutian archipelagos. These are not easy areas for traditional road transportation and, as we have seen with recent air tragedies, they are not easy areas for air travel, either. These are the...
DOT to hold meetings in northern Panhandle

...transportation and what service deficiencies their communities are experiencing," he said. The meetings also will discuss road transportation alternatives in Sitka, Hughes said. "The road corridors identified in the plan will also be further evaluated...
Support access Colorado. I would like to encourage your local readers to support their legislators on the Southeast Alaska road transportation system. Sound off on the important issues at The time to act is now, not later. If you fail to make a viable...
Empire editorial: Southeast Conference going strong at 45

...transportation needs. A concept entitled "Southeast Alaska Intermodal Access-Forest Highway/Public Forest Service Roads Transportation System Strategy" was revealed at the conference. The plan uses existing Forest Service roads to tie multi-use...
Meetings focus on northern SE access

...over again and spend millions on studies," Ferry said. She said ferry service is more reliable than air and road transportation. The Haines Highway and the Klondike Highway near Skagway have been closed several times this year due to avalanches...
Aleutians East Borough orders King Cove hovercraft

...alternative access for King Cove. The hovercraft will cost $8.8 million and is part of a $35 million marine and road transportation link paid for with federal dollars. Aleutians East Borough Administrator Bob Juettner said residents went to Congress...
Road would be closed in winter

...miles from town. Consider how much extra driving time, vehicle fuel, road maintenance costs, ferry crew and road transportation costs would be required. Foot passengers, usually dropped off or picked up by friends or family, would especially...


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