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Assembly requests wetlands for airport

...significant public need for the expansion, which cannot reasonably be met off-refuge or through use of alternative transportation modes and technologies. The use of refuge lands are avoided or minimized to the maximum extent feasible. All changes...
Empire editorial: Good progress on noise abatement

Since the use of floatplanes emerged as a major transportation mode in Southeast Alaska more than seven decades ago, the sound of their engines has echoed off the mountainsides of the canyon-like...
Merrill Sanford vies for District 1 Assembly seat

...Hunting, fishing, flying kites and being outdoors. Juneau's transportation problem won't be solved with one transportation mode, Sanford added. The state Department of Transportation is looking at improvements to Egan Drive and the city's...
Neighbors Briefs

...There will also be special presentations and booths for children throughout the two-day event. A number of transportation modes and safety organizations will be represented both inside and outside Centennial Hall. Fire trucks, ambulances...
Empire editorial: Merrill Sanford for District 1 Assembly seat

...She always comes to meetings well prepared. She has been a champion for improved bus service and alternative transportation modes. Her efforts were effective in moving Capital Transit to 30-minute bus service. This improvement in service...
Sailing to save the world

...boat if you are. And if you work with the natural forces well, sailing vessels are the original emission-free transportation mode. Cities in Alaska, and across the globe, are returning to wind power as a clean energy source. But sailors never...
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Area transportation plan focuses on ferries

...the plan can be viewed at the planning process officially covers all transportation modes, the bulk of it appears to focus on the state's ferry system.Hughes said that's where the critical need...
Report reveals statistics on how Juneau's visitors make their plans

...number of out-of-state visitors departing Alaska - and includes a visitor survey to determine "trip purpose, transportation modes used, length of stay, destinations, lodging, activities, expenditures, satisfaction, trip planning and demographics...
Confirmation hearing held for Kemp

...reorganize the DOT&PF."We found we were operating in silos a little bit by assigning a deputy commissioner to a transportation mode," said Kemp. "And we did away with that, and now we're working as a team."Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Anchorage...
My Turn: What kind of ferry system do you want?

...envision the system that will meet our needs and then approach our legislators for the funding. I know of no other transportation mode in Alaska in which the state establishes its maximum costs first and then determines what kind of transportation...


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