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My Turn: Road economics make sense

...cuts in the future. These assumptions are wrong.Dedicated National Highway Trust Fund dollars intended for surface transportation projects cannot be diverted for other purposes. How many times must it be said: Building roads does not steal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/my-turn-road-economics-make-sense
Local
Retiring AMHS chief: Kemp asked for resignation

...communities in coastal Alaska that are not connected to the North American road system and thus rely on the AMHS for surface transportation.The AMHS serves Southeast Alaska, Southern Alaska and Southwest Alaska, as well as the port cities of Bellingham...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-10/retiring-amhs-chief-kemp-asked-resignat
State
NASA, Alaska officials see new uses for airships

...trucks on interstate highways or cargo ships. Airship cargo's per ton cost fits between cargo airplanes and surface transportation.The industry is at a tipping point, Hochstetler said. Airship cargo technology can deliver tens of tons...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-23/nasa-alaska-officials-see-new-uses-airs
State
Alaska editorial: Juneau activist doesn't want the new highway

...to the editor of the Anchorage Daily News last Saturday, "Unlike other communities in Alaska, Juneau has a surface transportation system that has worked well for over 30 years." The ferry system now serving Juneau, she says, is all the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062603/opi_edboard.shtml
Opinion
Census data reveals transportation trends

...commuters taking transit, carpooling, or walking has actually declined during the past decade. Granted, hard-surface transportation opportunities in Alaska are limited and no one wants to see the state crisscrossed with highways. In Southeast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081401/opE_Editorial.shtml
Opinion
Recognitions

...Southeast clients will benefit from her extensive airport planning and operations background, as well as her surface transportation experience. ... Sara Sayre has been named to the 2010 fall semester Dean's List at West Virginia Wesleyan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013011/nei_778223374.shtml
Neighbors
My Turn: Good job, Juneau

...lower-cost roads instead of ferries. Last year, the state spent $142 million to maintain and operate its surface transportation systems. That amount includes $57 million, 40 percent, for highways and $85 million, 60 percent, for the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091502/opi_myturn3.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Access among top DOT projects

...told attendees at Haines' Chilkat Center for the Arts. "It's not just air transportation. It's not just surface transportation. It's all these things and so much more." But since the election of Gov. Frank Murkowski, DOT's emphasis...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091703/loc_access.shtml
News
Republic, not democracy

...costs to the statewide public of the two options. I had the privilege of developing a "quickie" Southeast Surface Transportation Plan as Special Projects Engineer for Commissioner Bruce Campbell. One glaring statistic became obvious during...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092403/let_republic.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska is long overdue in building a highway system

...been tied to functional surface transportation systems. One needs only...to the creation of viable surface transportation systems. Initially it was...the future and develop a surface transportation system that would support...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102802/opi_myt2.shtml
Opinion

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