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My Turn: Reconsider the ferry system

...that drive the cost to seven times higher than water transportation. The last comment he makes is this: "I think...the University of Alaska that compares land and water transportation; the rationale of Foss Trucking, which shows...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-07/my-turn-reconsider-ferry-system
Opinion
Drainage slows on lake formed by avalanche

...snow from the downstream side because officials fear collapsing the snow dam and triggering a dangerous surge of water.Transportation officials continue to monitor the lake level as water saturates the snow."The snow is still wet and very heavy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-30/drainage-slows-lake-formed-avalanche
State
Transportation plan threatens ancestral sites

...ago, the Kiks.adi Clan settled in the area Sheeitika (Sitka). For that same amount of time, we relied on water transportation to arrive at other communities; it took many days to reach another village. Today we have the luxury of buying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011205/let_20050112017.shtml
Opinion
My turn

...visits Southeast Alaska knows that some form of water transportation is a necessity. Over the years, those of use...see RVs parked next to the automobiles. Air and water transportation will never replace the automobile in terms of economy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092200/Ope_RoadVision.html
Opinion
Southeast-made ferries in New York

...in New York City and a big price tag for new roads, business at NY Waterway is expanding, Imperatore said. "Water transportation in New York is the fastest growing sector of mass transit," he said. "Ferries have started to fill an important...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051501/Biz_Ferries.html
Business
A national infrastructure bank would tap the private sector, protect taxpayers

...leverage private-public partnerships and maximize public funding to address our urgent national and regional water, transportation and energy infrastructure needs - while protecting the taxpayer from wasteful spending.We believe a properly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-11-02/national-infrastructure-bank-would-ta
Opinion
Time for new approach to state ferry system

...to accommodate growth in communities throughout Southeast Alaska, surface transportation must be included with water transportation services to get the biggest bang for the buck. To do less would be expecting all Alaska residents to write a blank...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031406/let_20060314023.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...in New York City and a big price tag for new roads, business at NY Waterway is expanding, Imperatore said. "Water transportation in New York is the fastest growing sector of mass transit," he said. "Ferries have started to fill an important...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051501/Biz_Ferries.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Center is going to tell people how to get there from anywhere. The center is creating a database of air, land and water transportation in rural Alaska to help travelers and tourism businesses. In early February the center sent a survey to more than...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033099/Biz_bbriefs.shtml
Without earmark, Ketchikan bridge project going nowhere

...misplaced characterization. Access to Ketchikan, as with many towns in southeast Alaska, is limited to air and water transportation. Every flight into Gravina Island requires a 15-minute ferry ride to reach the more densely populated Revillagigedo...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081907/sta_20070819015.shtml
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