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Forest Service finishes highway project between the two towns. The single-lane gravel road has been replaced with a two-lane paved highway, halving travel time, the Forest Service stated in a Wednesday email. The road also accesses Naukati.The highway project also paid for...
Anchorage commutes below national average

...about 23 minutes getting to work, compared to the mean travel time of nearly 26 minutes nationally. But it's a longer...between 100,000 to 499,999. The lowest estimated mean travel times were less than 17 minutes, around Lubbock, Texas...
Solar plane ready to leave Japan for Hawaii

...project is meant to demonstrate the potential of improved energy efficiency and clean power, though solar-powered air travel is not yet commercially practical, given the slow travel time, weather and weight constraints of the aircraft.
Survey: Flying to work rather than take a bus

...carpooled to work, but the vast majority, 74 percent, drove alone. The data also explore daily nonwork trips, routes, travel times and opinions on regional transportation, and local officials and transportation planners will use the results to update...
Air fares don't follow falling oil prices

...prices during the peak travel days between Thanksgiving and Christmas."Thanksgiving and Christmas are the busiest travel times of the year," Alaska Airlines representative Halley Knigge said. "Because of the demand, airline tickets cost more...
Transit service prepares for big changes

...that stretch of Mendenhall Loop Road will have to walk half a mile to a stop on Atlin or on Stephen Richards.Route travel times were a primary concern for bus drivers in the original transit plan, which was proposed in April. In a memo addressed...
Juneau argues Road pros, but mostly cons at hearing

...percent in favor of alternative 2B." He called the road a "cost saving" option for the state and said it would "cut travel time in half."Dick Knapp, of the group Citizens Pro Road, said avalanches are not unique to Juneau. Plenty of other communities...
Kenai Peninsula municipalities hope to host upcoming fish board meetings

...high speed internet, adequate dining, meeting room, transportation, hotels, hospital, relationship to community, travel time, economic and cultural importance to location.Haight said a location that is comfortable and helps the board make...
Parnell leads gubernatorial rivals in cash on hand

...wants but cannot exceed the $500 annual individual contribution limit, which includes the non-monetary value of air travel time. The campaign would have to pay a commercially reasonable rate for use of the aircraft, the commission decided; paying...
My Turn: Judicial selection process doesn't need fixing

...complicate greatly the meeting process of an all-volunteer, unpaid group that devotes several weeks (in meeting and travel time) each year. They risk the cohesive function of the council because increasing the size leads to the increased possibility...


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