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My Turn: Support the Alaska Marine Highway System, Gov. Walker

The Alaska Marine Highway Is an extremely important component of Alaska's transportation system. It provides an essential service to at least 35 coastal Alaska communities. It allows the safe and reliable movement of people...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-12/my-turn-support-alaska-marine-highway
Opinion
Walker's actions back his words

...and a former Skagway mayor, I recognize that transportation systems are critical to a strong economy. Creating infrastructure...megaprojects to the detriment of the entire state's transportation system. The most glaring example is the Gravina Island...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-28/walkers-actions-back-his-words
Letters
My Turn: How ADOT ignored best practices for Juneau Acess

...As a statewide policy that, document prescribes applying "best management practices to preserve the existing transportation system." Not following its own policy on the planning side means every road-building project recommendation the department...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-07/my-turn-how-adot-ignored-best-practic
Opinion
Free cab rides keep DUIs at bay

...The program is a solution to help crack down on drunken driving in towns that don't have a late night public transportation system. In Juneau, the last city bus stops running at 11 p.m."That certainly may have had an impact," Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-04/free-cab-rides-keep-duis-bay
Local
AIDEA approves commercial loan for Wasilla theme park

...maintenance facility in Anchorage, the Skagway Ore Terminal, the Ketchikan Shipyard, and the Delong Mountain Transportation System, a 52-mile haul road over which ore from the Red Dog Mine, the world's second-largest zinc mine, is carried...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/aidea-approves-commercial-loan-wasilla-
State
My Turn: No road back

...Now, at a cost of billions and billions of dollars, the city of Los Angeles is trying to rebuild its public transportation system: something like the Red Line used to be. It seems horribly out of tune with the realities of our times that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-01/my-turn-no-road-back
Opinion
Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...Transportation logistics have contributed to the cost, said Lane Keator, Fairbanks terminal manager for Carlile Transportation System."The biggest challenge is probably maintaining the heat," Keator said. "It's loaded hot in Nikiski and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/refinery-closure-leads-higher-asphalt-e
State
Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...company owned by the same parent company, Saltchuk, as several other Alaska transportation players - Carlile Transportation Systems, Cook Inlet Tug and Barge, Delta Western, Inlet Petroleum, Totem Ocean Trailer Express, and Northern Air...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/three-tugs-being-built-arctic-work
State
New Capital Transit plan slows to a halt

The brakes have been thrown on plans to improve Juneau's public transportation system as the city continues to slash budgets to combat a multimillion-dollar deficit and grapples with objections from Capital Transit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/new-capital-transit-plan-slows-halt
Local
Parnell, Walker joust at Soldotna forum

...government that we have going on right now," Clift said.Clift said unnecessary projects need to be cut and transportation systems need to be maintained.In the operating budget, Clift said she wouldn't add to it."As a good leader I'm...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-10/parnell-walker-joust-soldotna-forum
State

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