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Letter: Abandon Juneau road alternative 2B

...environmental concerns, I urge the Department of Transportation to abandon alternative 2B and invest our Southeast Alaska transportation money into community-to-community ferry service. Luann McVeyDouglas
With new transportation funds, Douglas Indian Association looks to its members

...native land, including maintenance of traditional trails not maintained by city, state or federal governments. Transportation money can go toward pothole filling and repaving of roads, and improving bus stops and walkways, just to name a few...
Seward's new harbor in need of more upgrading

...quarry source for stone, and federal and state permits and fees have eaten up four million dollars of last year's transportation money. The remainder will be used to build the breakwater, he says.The city is now waiting to see if the $10 million...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...morning, targeting federal transportation money that could be used to repay...morning, targeting federal transportation money that could be used to repay...morning, targeting federal transportation money that could be used to repay...
DOT asks for two more fast ferries

...The Knowles administration formally proposed two more fast ferries for Southeast this morning, targeting federal transportation money that could be used to repay bonds. The $70 million price tag for the ferries - which would link Juneau with Petersburg...
More transport funds for Alaska

...across the state. In February, Congress changed the federal highway funding formula, subtracting some "earmark" transportation money from regular formula funds. Earmarked money goes to specific projects, while formula funds can be spent on various...
Murkowski should think of the people

...take priority. Since we have been made more aware of this current situation, I suggest the politically charged transportation money that we get be used to get the ferries back on schedule and running properly. That's a much more acceptable...
Knik Arm bridge still a state priority

...studies. The Anchorage Metropolitan Area Transportation Solutions committee, which decides how to spend federal transportation money, voted earlier this year to delay bridge construction until after 2018. When challenged by a lawsuit, AMATS...
Alaska editorial: Without earmarks, bridges lose appeal

...Rep. Mike Hawker of Anchorage is the latest critic of the governor's plan to spend $184 million in federal transportation money as a down payment on the bridges. That's because Rep. Hawker sees painful opportunity costs in choosing the...
Alaska editorial: Changing the dividend homes for their new stuff and accumulate even more debt. The list of needs and wants is endless: reliable transportation, money for college, money for medical bills, a much-needed vacation, a new boat, you name it. The giant dividend...


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