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Federal highway fund not worrying AKDOT

A July 1 letter from the U.S. Department of Transportation about the federal highway trust fund's fiscal condition has some states sweating if new road projects will be funded as planned...
Hawaiian Airlines still tops on-time rankings, Alaska Airlines in second

...percent12. JetBlue Airways, 64.6 percent13. Frontier Airlines, 64.2 percent14. ExpressJet, 59.0 percentTotal of all reporting airlines was 70.7 percent. Data was provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Making green: Peony growers blossoming in Alaska, Southeast

...said. Another factor in Alaska's favor? Air transportation. According to statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation in 2008, Ted Stevens International Airport was the sixth-busiest international air freight terminal...
Warning issued about oil shipped from ND, Mont.

...the U.S. and Canada may be more flammable than traditional forms of oil.A safety alert issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation warns the public, emergency responders and shippers about the potential high volatility of crude from...
Grant Aviation begins service to Akutan airport

...cities, including dozens of remote Alaska communities.Under the EAS contract issued Nov. 16 by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Grant will receive $724,025 for the period ending May 31, then another $579,220 for the subsequent...
Airlines' on-time rating drops again

...Summer travelers should pack plenty of patience: More flights are running late this year than in 2012.The U.S. Department of Transportation says that only 79.4 percent of domestic flights arrived on time in May, down from 83.4 percent in...
With new transportation funds, Douglas Indian Association looks to its members

...long-term plan for allocating the funds.Since 2006, the DIA has received federal funding through the U.S. Department of Transportation's Tribal Transportation Program in conjunction with the Central Council, Tribal Administrator Andrea...
Audit outlines Anchorage port expansion problems

...did not provide effective oversight of the project whose costs have more than quadrupled, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation review.An audit by the DOT inspector general concludes that the U.S Maritime Administration did not...
Willoughby District may benefit from federal greening program

...Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Policy, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Transportation have partnered to help U.S. capitals develop a vision of "environmentally friendly neighborhoods that...
Empire editorial: Polar history sent to the scrap yard

...and all physical evidence to the contrary offered by the Glacier Society was ignored.We believe the U.S. Department of Transportation could have intervened to save the ship. Appeals were sent to the department secretary, according to the...


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