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City will move to ‘pay and display’ downtown parking

City will move to ‘pay and display’ downtown parking

Instead of just registering a vehicle at a parking machine, parkers will have to also put the receipt on the dashboard before continuing on with business. It’s called pay and display.

Latest shuttle ferry plan closes car deck

Latest shuttle ferry plan closes car deck

The latest design for new shuttle ferries includes covered car decks. But it doesn’t address some other concerns, such as minimal food service.

FAA ups qualification requirement for First Officers

FAA ups qualification requirement for First Officers

The Federal Aviation Administration is increasing the amount of hours required to become a copilot for a commercial air carrier.

Will a marine shipping merger pit David against Goliath?

Will a marine shipping merger pit David against Goliath?

A state antitrust lawyer says a proposed merger may pit the commercial shipping equivalents of David against Goliath in Southeast Alaska.

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Inter-Island Ferry budget woes shrink

Inter-Island Ferry budget woes shrink

The financial picture is improving for the Inter-Island Ferry Authority, which connects Prince of Wales Island and Ketchikan. But the southern Southeast system still needs more money to maintain a full schedule all year.

Airport seeks public input on concession program

Airport seeks public input on concession program

The Juneau Airport is conducting an online survey to find out what food, beverage, and retail services Juneau residents want.

State seeks input on road, ferry, trail improvement list

State seeks input on road, ferry, trail improvement list

A bike path in Saxman, a bridge replacement in Juneau and trail improvements in Sitka are on the list of federally-funded transportation projects for Southeast Alaska.

Main Street re-opens to traffic

Main Street re-opens to traffic

Juneau’s Main Street has opened to traffic on a smooth new asphalt surface that one driver described as “beautifully done.”

Ferry service to Gustavus draws mixed reaction

Ferry service to Gustavus draws mixed reaction

State ferry service between Juneau and Gustavus is in its third season. While most Gustavus residents are happy with the additional transportation option provided by the Alaska Marine Highway System, others aren’t sure the change is good for the small community.

Main Street improvements making progress

Main Street improvements making progress

Paving on Main Street will begin Tuesday.