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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-08/air-fares-dont-follow-falling-oil-price
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/transit-service-prepares-big-changes
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/first-time-third-party
Local
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...use a west-side highway than an east-side one. Travel times to Haines are comparable under options 2B and 3, but...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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-11/study-warming-west-coast-will-send-fish
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/juneau-argues-road-pros-mostly-cons-hea
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/kenai-peninsula-municipalities-hope-hos
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/parnell-leads-gubernatorial-rivals-cash
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-09/my-turn-judicial-selection-process-do
Opinion
Transportation plan calls for expansion

...to 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-26/transportation-plan-calls-expansion
Local

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