For decades, the marine highway system was the main transportation option for southeast Alaska residents, tourists and local business. But the ferry system is completely offline right now, with residents facing empty shelves and upended plans. Temporary contractors may help in the short term, but what will it cost Alaskans and what’s the long term solution? We’ll discuss ideas to fix the ferry system on the next Talk of Alaska.
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Robert Venables, Executive Director, Southeast Conference
- Mary Siroky, Deputy Commissioner, Alaska Department of Transportation
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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