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My Turn: AMHS cuts off limb hoping it grows back time for AMHS to lose weight, but we should not start severing extremities. AMHS, the users of this vital transportation system and all residents of Alaska will not be served by knee-jerk reactions to budget cuts or the anticipation of...
Candidate profile: Merrill Sanford, Mayor

...infrastructure building, both at the state and municipal level. Right now, we have the best basic, little public transportation system in Southeast. Looking forward, we can ensure the proper right-of-ways are in place and that we are looking...

...Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner Mike Neussl, who will be overseeing the state's marine transportation system, would be overseeing state highways as well until an additional deputy commissioner is appointed. Neussl will...
State | AK legislature
My turn: Southeast's transportation system falling into place

...allowed to be completed would link 85 percent of the Southeast population to a quicker, cheaper and more stable transportation system. Douglas resident Rich Poor is a former Juneau Assembly member.
DOT commissioner brings back two deputies

...Steve are proven leaders who possess a wealth of knowledge and experience dealing with Alaska's vast and complex transportation system," Luiken said in the release. "It is an honor to have them rejoin my team."Hatter was deputy commissioner...
State | AK legislature
Walker's actions back his words

...sometimes ludicrous planning process which included multiple megaprojects to the detriment of the entire state's transportation system. The most glaring example is the Gravina Island Bridge or "bridge to nowhere." The fact that this was considered...
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...
My Turn: Alaska's Marine Highway is too important to let this legislature run it aground

...implementation. Alaska's Marine Highway could be such a business. It could serve as a reliable and sustainable public transportation system for the coastal communities that have no feasible alternative transportation, and could also flourish as an efficient...
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...
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...


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