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Ketchikan unveils new public art

...another boat."Stage said the brackets took approximately 20 hours each to complete.Ketchikan Gateway Borough Transit Manager Kyan Reeve headed up the project. He said the department used a three-quote process to solicit bids for the project...
Photo: Capital Transit educates on strokes

John Kern, Capital Transit manager, holds an American Heart Association and Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program bus placard, with Janice Gray, Alaska Stroke...
City bus riders increase

...Capital Transit's new half-hour schedule have continued this fall, even with a departure of summer visitors, says Transit Manager John Kern. Capital Transit doubled bus service on most routes in May, moving from a hourly to a half-hour schedule...
Federal money would boost bus service bus transfer center in downtown Juneau that would incorporate routes with timed transfers, according to Capital Transit Manager John Kern. What that means for Juneau bus riders is virtually no waiting for local or regional transfers, he said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Half-hour service runs from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., except on Sunday, when service starts at 9 a.m., said Capital Transit Manager John Kern. Service on Back Loop Road will double under the new schedule, he added. New bus schedules are at the...
Express bus service to be accessible

...The New Flyer low-floor bus was built in Canada and Minnesota, and brings the latest bus technology to Capital Transit, Manager John Kern said in a statement. One bus operates along the express route, bus driver Eileen Coté said. Before the...
New buses hit the town

...Minnesota. "In the process of driving across the states they get a good road test before we accept them," Capital Transit Manager John Kern said. "They come to us with about 1,600 miles on them, but still shiny and new." The New Flyer Industries...
Federal bill includes funds for 9 new Juneau buses

...all nine Juneau city buses, some almost two decades old and all with less-easily accessed high floors, Capital Transit Manager John Kern told the Empire. Floors of newer buses are close to the curb, he said. The bill also includes $3 million...
Idea of change for bus stop brings protest the system's safety committee that the stop is situated on a curve and presents safety problems, according to Transit Manager John Kern. ``Entering and exiting the bus stop on the curve, visibility is limited. And the safety committee...
City eyes improving public transit

...Officials worked on the plan in 2002 but it never moved forward because the city didn't have enough revenue, Capital Transit Manager John Kern said. "The anticipation is, five years later, here is something to take a look at and see where transit...


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