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Anchorage commutes below national average

...area are below the national average. Anchorage commuters spend about 23 minutes getting to work, compared to the mean travel time of nearly 26 minutes nationally. But it's a longer commute than in other smaller population groups, between 100...
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.
Study: Warming West Coast will send fish northward

...universities.For the West Coast fishing industry, "the fish they depend on are going to move up north, and that means more travel time and more fuel will be needed to follow them. Or else they may need to switch to different target species," Richard...
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...
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...
First time for a third party

...from our reliance on our petro-chemical vehicles. Practically thinking, I don't think it's going to change any travel time. It's a boondoggle ... I think it's just a public works project for jobs and that's it, or an architectural...
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...use of the Alaska-class ferries outside Lynn Canal.By starting in Berners Bay instead of Auke Bay, the state cuts travel time to 3 1/2 hours to Haines and 3 3/4 hours to Skagway. This also allows more vehicles to use the route in a given...
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...
Transit workshop fosters ideas for change

...weekly operating hours and instructed to draw routes on large, printed maps of Juneau's road system.Factoring total travel time into their route creations limited the amount of resources available to each group, simulating real-world constraints...


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