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Survey: Flying to work rather than take a bus

...daily nonwork trips, routes, travel times and opinions on regional transportation, and local officials and transportation planners will use the results to update long-range planning models and make decisions on where to spend money on transportation...
New Anchorage surveys to look at commuting habits

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage transportation planners are hoping two surveys this month will give them a better idea of transportation habits among drivers and bus commuters.One of...
DOT plans to finish 'The Road' by 2020

...In the coming years, the three oldest ships in the ferry fleet will be either replaced or eliminated, DOT transportation planner Verne Skagerberg said at the meeting. This is another significant component of the 20-year plan.One ferry...
Keep those buses rolling

...transit is needed, particularly if the Willoughby District is ever to evolve into a mixed-use neighborhood.Transportation planners are likewise holding public workshops and getting some members of the public involved in the challenges faced...
Alaska officials consider rerouting Parks Highway

...KSKA reported.Wasilla's planning commission got a preview of the project Tuesday from Murph O'Brien, a transportation planner at HDR Alaska Inc., a consulting firm heading the study. He said the idea is to look at future needs for the...
New road to help Kake's chances for hydropower

...Alaska Marine Highway serves both Kake and Petersburg, while Petersburg is also served by Alaska Airlines.Transportation planners have also been seeking ways to simplify runs or reduce ferry costs, but Mike Neussl, deputy commissioner for...
My Turn: Ferry, road combination out of Juneau is win-win

...I plan to bury the hatchet and work with DOT to get this project going. Rich Poor is a lifelong resident of Juneau who has served on the Juneau Assembly and is a retired transportation planner for the Alaska Department of Transportation.
Planners suggest tourism solutions

Transportation planners offered a variety of alternatives Thursday night at Centennial Hall to ease tourism congestion on South Franklin Street. But some...

...DOWL HKM is pleased to announce the addition of Irene M. Gallion to its Juneau office. Gallion is a Transportation Planner and brings her experience as the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program Manager, Regional Highway Planner...
State checks out storm damage to coast

...beneath a dozen homes, several warehouses, two stores and utility poles, said Tony Weyiouanna, the village transportation planner. "Every storm is scary, but this was probably one of the scariest," Weyiouanna said. "Waves were breaking...


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