Communication and Public Awareness

Articles

We do our best to compile articles that appear in newspapers and magazines about transportation and growth issues in the Treasure Valley. The Idaho Statesman and the Idaho Press are the largest newspapers in the area and explore growth issues quite regularly.

 

July

Idaho Press, July 2, 2019
Officials estimate 14K more cars on Eagle Road daily by 2040

 

June

Idaho Press, June 24, 2019
Gov. Little forms new census committee

Idaho Statesman, June 23, 2019
Drivers have wanted this stretch of I-84 widened for a decade. It's finally happening.

Idaho Press, June 20, 2019
Transit advocates want option of local sales tax

 

May

Idaho Business Review, May 20, 2019
Former Portland Mayor: Find regional solutions to growth issues

Idaho Press, May 17, 2019
New construction means big increases in Meridian's market value

Idaho Business Review, May 17, 2019
Morgan Andrus joins COMPASS as an executive assistant

Kuna Melba News, May 8, 2019
Kuna receives $500K grant for downtown revitalization

KBOI, May 5, 2019
Traffic in the Treasure Valley has 'definitely gotten worse' as volume increases

KTVB, May 6, 2019
Is Treasure Valley traffic really that much worse than it was a few years ago?

 

April

KTVB, April 26, 2019
Then and now: See how the Treasure Valley has grown in the last 100 years

KSL, April 26, 2019
Treasure Valley could reach 1 million residents by 2040

KTVB, April 25, 2019
Is the Treasure Valley ready for the massive population growth expected in 2040?

Idaho Statesman, April 25, 2019
Experts thought Meridian would have 150,000 people by 2040. They don't think that now.

KTVB, April 23, 2019
Nampa becomes third Idaho city to reach 100,000 residents, Treasure Valley passes 710,000 population mark

Idaho Press, April 22, 2019
Nampa population tops 100,000 according to COMPASS estimates

Idaho Statesman, April 22, 2019
Growth persists: Nampa is Idaho's third city to surpass this population milestone

Idaho News, April 22, 2019
COMPASS: Nampa population nearly doubles in size since 2000

Meridian Press, April 19, 2019
Meridian expects 150,000 residents by 2030

Idaho Statesman, April 16, 2019
Suburban apartments boom, but these islands in parking lots cost more than Boise's

KTVB, April 8, 2019
Improved public transportation could ease Treasure Valley traffic congestion but faces challenges

KTVB, April 7, 2019
What could ease the Treasure Valley's traffic congestion?

Idaho Press, April 2, 2019
Meridian approves more new residential, commercial permits than Nampa, Boise in FY2018

 

March

Idaho Statesman, March 8, 2019
Ada County's population grew 3.6 percent last year. Here's what that means for you.

Idaho Press, March 4, 2019
Meridian City Council bumps up priority of Linder Road overpass

Idaho Press, March 2, 2019
Cities see boost in building permits in 2018, major growth in residential development

 

February

KTVB, February 11, 2019
Are you a frustrated Boise-area commuter? It could be a lot worse, study shows

The Municipal, February 4, 2019
U.S. Department of Transportation makes huge investment in Idaho

 

January

Idaho Press, January 29, 2019
COMPASS says VRT changes are a symptom of lack of transit funding

KIVI Boise, January 10, 2019
The future of "Safe Routes to School" in the Treasure Valley

Kuna Melba News, January 8, 2019
COMPASS board adopts updated long-range transportation plan including funded, unfunded projects

Idaho Press, January 6, 2019
Long list of issues awaits upcoming legislative session


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