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Delta performs Juneau test runs

...37,100 in landing fees.To help with the increase in checked bags that will come, the airport is receiving a second Transportation Security Administration-funded baggage scanning machine, Cheatham said. "With all the bags that are going to be going...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/delta-performs-juneau-test-runs
Local
Opinion: Measuring 'the road's' value without subsidies

...not they'd support it without the massive subsidy of federal taxpayer dollars. Officials at the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities say the Juneau Access project fulfills the agency's mission of connecting people and communities...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-16/opinion-measuring-roads-value-without
Opinion
The cost of travel by sea

...is a push to cut back on the ferries' operating budget," said Pat Kemp, the commissioner of the state Department of Transportation. "The only option we have left right now is to reduce service."About $3.5 million was cut from the system's budget...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-13/cost-travel-sea
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Why not the Permanent Fund?

...interest in the gasline. The state would also agree to a Firm Transportation Agreement with TransCanada. This is a take or pay contract...disapprove, Alaska should not take the far greater marketing and transportation risks associated with taking its gas in kind. Serious consideration...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/my-turn-why-not-permanent-fund
Opinion
Global, national economics influence Alaska

...services resource extraction contractors that do jobs for major producers like garbage disposal, road maintenance and fuel transportation."They need to increase their lines of credit because the work is growing," Edwards said. "Clearly, there's a lot...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-14/global-national-economics-influence-ala
Local | AK legislature
House Resources version of gas-line bill takes shape

...that must get legislative approval, such as marketing and transportation-services agreements, to be made public at least 90 days...made to the Alaska Permanent Fund, into special funds for transportation projects and for Railbelt electrical generation and transmission...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-07/house-resources-version-gas-line-bill-t
State | AK legislature
Egan construction update

...unlighted stretch of Egan. The lights will allow for better driving visibility on dark and stormy nights, Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. If a motorist breaks down or needs to pull off to change a flat, they'll be visible to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-11/egan-construction-update
Local
Hawaiian Airlines still tops on-time rankings, Alaska Airlines in second

...percent12. JetBlue Airways, 64.6 percent13. Frontier Airlines, 64.2 percent14. ExpressJet, 59.0 percentTotal of all reporting airlines was 70.7 percent. Data was provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-11/hawaiian-airlines-still-tops-time-ranki
Local
Troopers name 2 men killed in Alaska plane crash

...said.It's too early to say what caused the plane to go down, said Clint Johnson, an investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board, which is leading the investigation of the crash. NTSB investigations look at weather, pilot error and mechanical...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/troopers-name-2-men-killed-alaska-plane
State
BOW registration now open for 2014

...tools needed to do it on their own.The cost of the three-day workshop is $250, which includes meals, lodging and transportation from Juneau. Participants must be 18 years or older.In addition to the day classes, nighttime activities include bonfires...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/bow-registration-now-open-2014
Outdoors

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