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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...
Public meetings on Capital Transit to begin today

A presentation by Paul Lutey of Nelson/Nygaard transportation planners at a joint Assembly meeting Monday praised Capital Transit and addressed options for development and improvement."Looking at...
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...
Public weighs-in on Capital Transit improvements firm behind the comprehensive operations analysis and transit development plan, Nelson/Nygaard transportation planners, presented the findings of an analysis of Capital Transit at the downtown library Thursday, their last presentation...
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...


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