An eye taken off the transportation ball?

Much has been made over the last few years about the importance of tourism to the local economy, the city has invested much in the way of money and time to develop a cruise industry hoping to attract visitors into the city from May to September.

But with the recent revelations about the Alaska Ferry dock and its need for a million dollars in repairs, you have to wonder if perhaps the city, dazzled with cruise visitors in their eyes, didn’t take its eye off the more relevant and financially rewarding of the tourist destinations in the city.

We’ve heard many tales of the push in Alaska to bring an end to the Rupert connection to the Alaska Marine Highway System…

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