transportation

A sign posted to the Alaska Marine Highway System terminal in Petersburg, noting that all sailings are canceled. (Courtesy photo | Malena Marvin)

Opinion: Stedman should follow local consensus and put ferries first

As residents of the towns near the proposed Kake Road, we firmly oppose it. The $40 million raised for this “road to nowhere” should instead… Continue reading

 

The Alaska State Marine Highway Ferry Fairweather pulls up to the Auke Bay Terminal in June 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Alaska State Marine Highway Ferry Fairweather pulls up to the Auke Bay Terminal in June 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: What the AMHS report got wrong

This is the wrong way to define ferry subsidies.

Egan-Yandukin intersection’s future is in the works

Department of Transportation shares possible plans.

A Capital Transit bus is pictured in this 2016 file photo. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Normal bus service resumes

Downtown riders rejoice.

A Capital Transit bus is pictured in this 2016 file photo. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau mayoral candidates Beth Weldon, left, Saralyn Tabachnick and Norton Gregory, via video conference, speak to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during its weekly luncheon at the Moose Lodge on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mayoral candidates want to make Juneau easier to access

The three primary mayoral candidates talked about the importance of connecting Juneau to the region and the state.

Juneau mayoral candidates Beth Weldon, left, Saralyn Tabachnick and Norton Gregory, via video conference, speak to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during its weekly luncheon at the Moose Lodge on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Alaska State Marine Highway Ferry Fairweather pulls up to the Auke Bay Terminal in June, 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Fast ferry Fairweather faces foggy future

Even though it’s only 14 years old, the fast ferry Fairweather is laying up for the season and its future is uncertain.

The Alaska State Marine Highway Ferry Fairweather pulls up to the Auke Bay Terminal in June, 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Meet the man behind the purple van — Mark Calvert’s Juneau Airport Shuttle

For Mark Calvert, a Juneau resident for the past seven years, business couldn’t be better. Last week, Calvert launched what he calls Juneau’s first successful… Continue reading

Frank Murkowski tries to revive dream of rail link to Canada

Frank Murkowski has never lost his railroad dream. Now, he has another chance to make it reality. In March, the former governor and U.S. Senator… Continue reading

Uber drives through Alaska Senate; lawmakers vote 14-5 on bill that advances to House

Uber and Lyft may soon arrive on a street near you. In a 14-5 vote Thursday evening, the Alaska Senate approved Senate Bill 14, which… Continue reading