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Washington Must Deliver on Nation's Priorities: Jobs, Transportation, Energy

...the Senate on a 74-22 bipartisan vote, agreed to invest $109 billion into the nation's deteriorating transportation network, supporting 2.9 million jobs.The measure is especially important for Alaska by paying for $1 billion worth...
Juneau aviation to be featured in PBS series

Aviation technology in Juneau will be featured in a PBS segment on transportation networks. Lion Television, which is producing the four-part series, "America Revealed" for PBS, was filming with Wings of Alaska...
Regents OK center for cold climate construction

...industry. "It will allow us to establish a program where we can develop a work force development program for the transportation network," said Billy Connor, director of the transportation center. The center received $2 million in startup funds...
Juneau Empire Story Archive to private concerns, expanding the state's railroad system to Canada and improving Alaska's existing transportation network. He used a specific plan to underline his message. Murkowski pointed to a map of Alaska near the end of his...
Boston bombs raise worries for Olympics, World Cup

...London was hit by terrorism in 2005, when 52 people were killed in attacks by suicide bombers on the city's transportation network.London's huge security operation included thousands of police and military troops and deployment of warships...
Lots of free travel for two AK lawmakers

...Thompson, said the trips are important to the work of his committee, which has jurisdiction over the nation's transportation network. "The best way to understand the unique requirements of different cities and regions in our nation is to go...
My Turn: Affordable transportation is an egalitarian imperative

...accessible and convenient. But the fair distribution of public resources should extend beyond our internal transportation network to our links to the region and the rest of the state. Because the ferry system in northern Lynn Canal has priced...
Hoonah Ferry terminal gets $3 million in stimulus money

...transportation through southeast Alaska. Sen. Mark Begich said the ferry system is a key part of Alaska's transportation network, and the upgrade will help keep it running efficiently.
Air carriers win tax break

...rural travelers. Federal law gives aircraft owners property tax leeway because they are an important part of the transportation network, Simpson said. Airplanes and helicopters are valuable and easy to find, which makes assessing them simpler...
Honor the veterans: They paid a high price for war the war. In 1991, Pentagon officials acknowledged that water and sewage facilities, electrical plants, transportation networks and other essential civilian infrastructure had been deliberately targeted during the Gulf War. A Pentagon strategist...


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