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Anchorage commutes below national average

...longer commute than in other smaller population groups, between 100,000 to 499,999. The lowest estimated mean travel times were less than 17 minutes, around Lubbock, Texas, and Fargo, North Dakota. On the high end, it was about 31 minutes...
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...
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...
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...
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...the state envisions about 30 fewer cars per day will be able to use a west-side highway than an east-side one. Travel times to Haines are comparable under options 2B and 3, but a trip to Skagway would take about two hours more.The state...
Transportation plan calls for expansion meet transportation demand in the corridor, ? Provide flexibility and improve opportunity for travel, ? Reduce travel times between the communities,? Reduce State costs for transportation in the corridor and,? Reduce user costs for transportation...
Road cuts out other opportunities

Despite the fact that the proposed Juneau road will result in longer and less predictable travel times, increase transportation dangers in the winter with avalanche risks, and cost the state some 45 percent more than the existing...
My turn: Southeast's transportation system falling into place

...reducing traveler fares by 90 percent, increasing vehicle capacity by 500 percent and providing a better selection of travel times during the day from which to choose (eight versus the current one). With 5 percent of Alaska's population set free...
My Turn: The state's proposed road to nowhere: Don't bank on it

...providing transportation in the Lynn Canal. The state tells us that the purpose of the Juneau Access project is to reduce travel times, reduce costs to the state and user and improve the opportunity to travel. Unfortunately, the Department of Transportation's...
My Turn: Affordable transportation is an egalitarian imperative

...capacity to meet transportation demand in the corridor provide flexibility and improve opportunity to travel reduce travel times between Lynn Canal communities reduce state costs for transportation in the corridor reduce user costs for transportation...


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