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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...
With new transportation funds, Douglas Indian Association looks to its members

...said. This money supplements what the city and state spend on tribally prioritized transportation projects, Transportation Planner Joanne Schmidt said.This yearly federal money can help fund transportation projects on city, state, federal...
Transit workshop fosters ideas for change

...part of the process in a comprehensive operations analysis and a transit development plan. Nelson/Nygaard transportation planners, the firm behind the plan, has played an active role in developing improvements to a system that saw 1.3...
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...


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