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DOT proposes ferry service reductions

 


JUNEAU (AP) — The state transportation department is proposing reductions in ferry service as part of an effort to cut costs.

The changes proposed for the next fiscal year include pushing back the start of service by the Taku between Prince Rupert, British Columbia, and Juneau; and reducing service to Prince Rupert in the summer. Mainliner service to Sitka and southeast Alaska communities also would be reduced, the department said.

The Malaspina would not run as a day boat in north Lynn Canal between July and September under the proposal. Instead, service would be provided by mainliners a...



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