VETERANS TRANSPORTATION GRANT AWARDED
The State of Alaska Dept of Military & Veterans Affairs
has included the IFA the their new Veterans
Federal Transportation Grant Program.
Effective immediately, the IFA is authorized to issue both
Passenger and Vehicle travel to Veterans when traveling in
conjunction with healthcare needs.
To qualify for this no-cost program, you must present
positive Veterans Affairs, U.S Armed Forces (Retiree),
Veterans Choice Card, Alaska Driver license or State ID
with VA endorsement when traveling.
Call 866-308-4848 or 907-225-4848 to book travel.
HRTG Satisfaction Survey: If you are satisfied with this program, please call the HRTG Veteran Satisfaction Survey number at
1-855-488-8445 and let them know!
NEW DOCK IN HOLLIS 2015
The Inter-Island Ferry Authority is pleased to announce that the
State of Alaska is installing a new transfer bridge at the Hollis
Ferry Terminal in 2015. The new transfer bridge will be located
slightly west of the existing transfer bridge, and includes a covered
walkway for pedestrians. Work is scheduled to begin this spring
and be completed by August 2015.
We are pleased to announce that our regular scheduled ferry
service in and out of Hollis will continue through the construction
period, departing HYL at 8:00am arriving KTN at 11:00am then
departing KTN at 3:30pm and arriving HYL at 6:30pm.
CAUTION: Winter Travelers
Wet and icy conditions can be slippery; please be careful on
walkways and while driving. If you need assistance with boarding
or disembarking the vessel, we will be glad to help.
IFA BY THE NUMBERS REPORT
The Inter-Island Ferry Authority released a study showing
that the IFA is responsible for significant economic activity
in Southern Southeast Alaska.
BOARD OF DIRECTOR INFORMATION
See BOD page for Board Meeting agendas, call-in information
and past minutes. The next Regular Board of Director Meeting
will be Monday April 20, 2015. Meetings are held
at the Hollis Terminal and by Teleconference.
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