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Draft ferry study lays out options for system's future; Draft ferry study lays out options for system's future

Jan 15, 2020 - The Canadian Press

JUNEAU, Alaska - A study commissioned by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration recommends running ferries as day boats where possible and providing long-term contracts to private companies to help fill service gaps.

The draft study by Northern Economics, released by the state transportation department Wednesday, found selling or leasing system assets to private entities is not feasible if minimum service levels are stipulated. Even without such stipulations, companies could have diffi...