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Survey: Flying to work rather than take a bus

...planners will use the results to update long-range planning models and make decisions on where to spend money on transportation projects.It's the first time the survey has been conducted in more than a decade. Craig Lyon, Anchorage's transportation...
Building our state

...reconsidered. The value of this project to our future cannot be uderestimated. And like most other federal transportation projects it will be funded 90 percent by the feds.Sandy Williams Douglas
Walker: Ousted board members had oily ties

...Pearce was appointed by former President George W. Bush as the first federal coordinator of Alaska natural gas transportation projects in 2006, according to the AGDC website. Besides working for BP Alaska, Bolea was the CEO of Dubai Petroleum...
State | Local | AK legislature
Little impact on Ambler road caribou

...It was part of former Gov. Sean Parnell's "Roads to Resources" initiative, which is promoting several transportation projects to remote sites rich in resources that could be extracted by private industry. The Legislature has appropriated...
Medicaid system expansion could be months away

...they're healthy."The federal-state match rate after 2016 will be comparable to that for roads or other transportation projects, she said.A Medicaid Reform Advisory Group was created by Parnell to look at possible changes to the Medicaid...
Requirements for Alaska LNG project detailed

...that required an environmental assessment before it was ultimately rejected, according to an Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects summary.Persily, who brought several dozen reports for audience members to peruse, said the most important...
My Turn: Road economics make sense

...the future. These assumptions are wrong.Dedicated National Highway Trust Fund dollars intended for surface transportation projects cannot be diverted for other purposes. How many times must it be said: Building roads does not steal money...
Transportation projects get Palin's endorsement

...Thursday that while she may decline to accept some federal stimulus projects, it wouldn't be money tied to transportation projects. "Those are truly stimulus package-worthy projects, and we're saying 'Yes' to those," she said. At...
Transportation projects cleared by Senate committee

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved millions of dollars for Alaska transportation projects on Wednesday in a bipartisan vote supported by Sen. Lisa Murkowski.The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations...
Legislature goes ahead with bond proposal for transportation projects

...borrow an additional $315 million to spend on transportation projects. Even those who voted for the package of projects...140 million in general obligation bonds for transportation projects. Sunday, Palin called the bond package "large...


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