State surveys public on ferry system long-range plan
November 1, 2023
For the next week, Alaskans have a chance to register their opinions on the future of the state ferry system through an online survey that will be used to help create a long-range plan.
The survey responses will be used over the next year to craft the “2045 Long-Range Plan” for the Alaska Marine Highway System, intended to establish its goals for service levels and operations beyond the more reactive, short-term decisions that have guided the system in recent years.
AMHS General Manager Craig Tornga opened an Oct. 24 public meeting by describing the agency's difficulties and slow progre...