Transportation Secretary Foxx talks Native issues in Anchorage

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx met with...and limited infrastructure as transportation bills move through Congress...centered on the high cost of transportation in rural Alaska and the funding...
New ferries on schedule, on budget

...Shipyard is doing a bang-up job putting it together," said Mike Neussl, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. "I think the workforce there is on target and tracking."While the Alaska Marine Highway is experiencing...
Budget cuts threaten to slow snow plows

...inches), city employees were out in trucks and on all-terrain vehicles clearing the streets. The state Department of Transportation also had plows out clearing state-owned roadways, such as Egan Drive.The city and DOT snow-removal teams try to clear...
My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

...278 builds on Gov. Murkowski's apprenticeship utilization policy. In 2005, Gov. Murkowski directed the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to use apprentices for at least 15 percent of work hours on highway projects. Gov. Walker's administrative...
House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

...House on Thursday passed a six-year transportation bill that maintains the spending status...inflation.The bill is similar to a transportation bill passed by the Senate in July...result will be more traffic," said Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. He has said...
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Ninilchik officials working on plans for public transit

...Ninilchik officials are drafting a public transportation plan for a bus service in the western...exists for many people without reliable transportation.Darrel Williams, resource director...000-square-foot building to serve as the transportation hub. They conducted an environmental...
Ferry advisory board to meet Monday

Alaska's Marine Transportation Advisory Board will meet starting at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Anchorage.On the board's agenda is a presentation about the...
Plane crash survivor improves in Seattle

...injured survivor of a Lynn Canal plane crash is rapidly recovering in Seattle, her family said Tuesday, as the National Transportation Safety Board investigation into the cause of the crash continues.On Tuesday, Sylvia Hess, sister of Martha Mackowiak...
Alaska Air rated most efficient airline in U.S.

...S. Airlines, according to a report issued by the Washington D.C. think tank, the International Council on Clean Transportation.This is the fifth consecutive year Alaska Air has been No. 1 in the rankings, which combine how much traffic the airline...
Life-threatening injuries for one survivor after plane crash

...plane crash.Although stabilized last night for transportation, her condition remains critical as she faces life-threatening...spokesman Allen Kenitzer said both the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.


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