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Feds document seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...or more through 2012.He calls the preliminary results a significant decline.Surveys were conducted in hundreds of ship transits.Piatt says the decline may be tied to less food availability, a consequence of warmer ocean temperatures.The review does...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/feds-document-seabird-loss-north-pacifi
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Begich: Shipping riskier than drilling in Arctic

ANCHORAGE - More than 250 vessels operated last year in the Arctic Ocean and made 480 transits through the Bering Strait, and the increasing traffic poses more of a threat than Arctic offshore drilling, U.S. Sen. Mark...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-28/begich-shipping-riskier-drilling-arctic
State
Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line

...10.5 million, but additional work pushed the price tag to around $13.8 million. The project was funded by a Federal Transit Administration grant, and work was completed over a two-winter period beginning in late 2013, according to Atwood.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/kennicott-repairs-upgrades-put-state-fe
State
Capital Transit gives bus routes another go

...this month, the unpopular new Capital Transit Plan will be completely reworked. At...We're doing a reset of our work on transit so we have time to change our process...operators to weigh in on reformatting the transit plan. The new proposal will then be made...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-31/capital-transit-gives-bus-routes-anothe
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London rail work unearths thousands of skeletons

...excavating the bones of some 3,000 people interred in the 16th and 17th centuries, who now lie in the path of the Crossrail transit line. They will be pored over by scientists before being reburied elsewhere.One recent workday, just yards from teeming...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/london-rail-work-unearths-thousands-s
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Transit service prepares for big changes

Capital Transit has announced that large-scale changes...downtown route will now stop at the Downtown Transit Center.Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl was unhappy...problem. With no buses past the Downtown Transit Center, riders will need to walk to the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/transit-service-prepares-big-changes
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Transit passengers vent about changes

...procedures in light of the new Capital Transit Plan's elimination of routes. The first...Nugget Mall stops in the proposed Capital Transit Plan will be eliminated in favor of a...would cause congestion at the Downtown Transit Center, which she said is already crowded...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-02/transit-passengers-vent-about-changes
Local
Public meetings scheduled on new Capital Transit Plan

...public comment will be held this week on the proposed Capital Transit Plan set for implementation in spring 2015. Questions and concerns...attend meetings may submit comments through email at Capital.Transit@Juneau.org, by phone at (907) 586-2871 or by mail...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/public-meetings-scheduled-new-capital-t
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Bus route reductions for inclement weather

Capital Transit switched to winter schedule about 2 p.m...or downtown past Main Street.A Capital Transit Operations Supervisor who preferred anonymity...their route at www.juneau.org/capital transit or call 789-6901.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-29/bus-route-reductions-inclement-weather
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Survey: Flying to work rather than take a bus

...bike or an airplane to work than public transit.The federally funded Regional Household...airplane, and 1.7 percent took public transit. About 11 percent of respondents carpooled...comment on its implications for public transit. But Lyon described the effort to increase...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/survey-flying-work-rather-take-bus
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