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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
Court temporarily halts Alaska rail extension

...as to whether the U.S. Surface Transportation Board complied with a federal...month.A spokesman for the Surface Transportation Board said the board is...conservationists' motion.The Surface Transportation Board last November gave...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-03/court-temporarily-halts-alaska-rail-ext
State
Hundreds of millions in bonds on Nov.6 ballot

...of the project was inadequate. A split panel of three judges agreed it was questionable whether the U.S. Surface Transportation Board had complied with federal law. Oral arguments are scheduled in November.Regarding the Port of Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-01/hundreds-millions-bonds-nov6-ballot
State
Federal appeals court allows railroad extension

...environmental review by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board was inadequate and...they have determined the Surface Transportation Board acted within the law...happy, and we knew the (Surface Transportation Board) had acted accordingly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-29/federal-appeals-court-allows-railroad-e
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
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