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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
If pot bill passes, former prosecutor will be the boss

...These people haven't hurt anyone, they haven't stolen from anyone, and we don't have a good public transportation system in this state, so if you want to have a job, you pretty much have to drive there. Is this something we really...
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My Turn: 2B or not 2B

...Obviously, a lot has happened since then. While the ferry system will always remain an integral part of the transportation system in Southeast Alaska and other parts of the state, under its current model the marine highway has suffered from...
My Turn: Why not?

...lawsuits and environmental opposition. Also true is that while the replacement of their expensive inefficient transportation system was initially painful, eventually it proved to be beneficial.And yes, the Klondike Highway traverses sections...
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...
Three tugs being built for Arctic work 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...


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