Communication and Public Awareness


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 Tribune are the largest newspapers in the area and explore growth issues quite regularly.

2010 Articles

Idaho Statesman, December 29, 2010
Downtown Nampa signal synchronization project begins next week.

Idaho Statesman, December 22, 2010
Treasure Valley local leaders urge Idaho transportation funding, bike safety legislation.

Idaho Statesman, December 20, 2010
Ex-Air Force officer to head up ACHD.

Idaho Statesman, December 18, 2010
COMPASS announces annual leadership awards.

Idaho Business Review, December 15, 2010
New traffic corridor in Treasure Valley will spur future development.

Idaho Statesman, December 14, 2010
Solution for the transit center.

Idaho Statesman, December 9, 2010
Idaho 16 extension project could get started late next year.

Idaho Statesman, December 8, 2010
COMPASS adds second session to orientation schedule.

Idaho Press Tribune, December 2, 2010
Otter makes right call on road funding.

Idaho Business Review, December 1, 2010
Development agency seeks to make one-way streets two-way.

Idaho Press Tribune, November 30, 2010
State will limit Canyon County, Idaho road work.

Idaho Statesman, November 24, 2010
Dan Popkey: Gov. Otter's transportation panel won't get specific.

Idaho Business Review, November 24, 2010
Idaho highway panel finds $543 million in needs.

Idaho Business Review, November 22, 2010
Idaho highway panel could set tone of 2011 session.

KTVB, November 22, 2010
Idaho roads panel could help set tone for session.

Idaho Press Tribune, November 16, 2010
Middleton works to make student crossing safer.

Idaho Business Review, November 15, 2010
Jammed Traffic: Business suffers as congestion increases.

Idaho Statesman, November 4, 2010
Idaho Transportation Department targets management waste.

Idaho Statesman, November 3, 2010
Director announces major overhaul for Idaho Transportation Department.

KTVB, November 3, 2010
ITD plans to streamline its management.

Idaho Statesman, October 28, 2010
Do big trucks pay fair share for Idaho roads?

Idaho Press Tribune, October 27, 2010
Idahoans cool to higher fees, taxes for roads.

Idaho Statesman. October 12, 2010
Meridian City Council unanimously passes bans on texting while driving, sale of spice.

Idaho Statesman, October 11, 2010
ACHD pays state's tab, for safety's sake.

Idaho Press Tribune, September 29, 2010
Emission testing deadline nears.

Idaho Statesman, September 29, 2010
Open ACHD seat brings out candidates.

Idaho Press Tribune, September 29, 2010
ValleyRide route changes begin Monday.

Idaho Statesman, September 20, 2010
Ada County walkers, cyclists get more options for getting around.

Idaho Press Tribune, September 12, 2010
Governor candidates offer views on highway funding.

Idaho Press Tribune, September 8, 2010
ValleyRide shows good customer service.

Times News, September 5, 2010
EDITORIAL: They're our potholes; let us tax to fix them locally.

Idaho Statesman, August 24, 2010
Let's avoid a trucks-vs.-cars mentality.

Idaho Statesman, August 24, 2010
Ada County Highway District to set its budget.

Idaho Statesman, August 14, 2010
Conflict between Ada County and Boise, Meridian and Garden City intensifies.

Idaho Statesman, August 11, 2010
Crapo backs heavier trucks on interstates in Idaho.

Idaho Statesman, August 10, 2010
Meridian among U.S. leaders in responding to the 2010 Census.

Idaho Press Tribune, August 5, 2010
Widened I-84 still gridlocks.

Fox 12 News, August 2, 2010
Major cuts could come to Valley Ride.

Idaho Press Tribune, July 23, 2010
Canyon bus riders worried about cuts.

Idaho Statesman, July 22, 2010
ACHD sinks Three Cities River Crossing project.

Fox 12 Idaho, July 21, 2010
River Crossing A "No Build".

Idaho Statesman, July 19, 2010
Boise's new Vista interchange gets 12-headed traffic light system.

Kuna Melba News, July 7, 2010
Kuna rated for fast growth, but estimates in question.

Idaho Statesman, June 24, 2010
Growing? Or Shrinking?

Idaho Statesman, May 19, 2010
The city of Boise and a new local railroad partner up.

Idaho Business Review, May 14, 2010
Boise officials begin to look at $45 million streetcar 'starter route'.

Idaho Statesman, April 29, 2010
Boise's transit center plan still stirring debate.

Fox 12 Idaho, April 29, 2010
Do Traffic Changes Mean Longer Commute?

Idaho Statesman, April 29, 2010
Plan for Caldwell-Boise commuters is progressing.

Valley Times, April 20, 2010
City of Boise uses trumped-up charges for new urban renewal area.

Idaho Statesman, April 13, 2010
County, DEQ still disagree on emissions.

Idaho Statesman, April 13, 2010
Canyon County still questioning emission tests

Idaho Statesman, April 5, 2010
Boise revamps its planning bible and creates new plan for 30th Street area.

The New York Times, March 30, 2010
A Bridge to Fame in Boise, Honest.

Messenger Index, March 30, 2010
New Rideshare Web site makes carpool matching easier for Idahoans.

Treasure Valley in Motion, March 29, 2010
In the Know: CompassIdaho

Idaho Press Tribune, March 28, 2010
ACHD questions Canyon Highway District figures.

Boise Weekly, March 24, 2010
Ada Eyes Canyon Emissions Tests.

Idaho Press Tribune, March 18, 2010
Highway officials: Public should decide consolidation.

Idaho Press Tribune, March 18, 2010
Lawmakers: Prove consolidation would work.

Idaho Statesman, March 2, 2010
Ada cities eye changes to emissions test program.

Idaho Statesman, February 25, 2010
Panel kills bid to halt Canyon County emissions test.

Idaho Statesman, February 19, 2010
Canyon emissions testing starts June 1; county says its vehicles won't participate.

Idaho Press Tribune, February 18, 2010
DEQ: Emissions testing starts June 1.

Idaho Business Review, February 17, 2010
Bill to give ITD 'design-build' authority revived.

Idaho Business Review, February 17, 2010
Idaho denied TIGER funding, including Boise streetcar request.

Idaho Statesman, February 17, 2010
Downtown Boise streetcar project fails to get stimulus funds.

Idaho Statesman, February 15, 2010
Federal decision on streetcar project expected this week.

Idaho Business Review, February 11, 2010
Demographics planners delay population-estimate decision.

Idaho Business Review, February 1, 2010
City Club tackles Boise streetcar proposal.

Idaho Statesman, January 31, 2010
Big spending by Idaho Transportation Department amid cuts to other agencies.

Idaho Press Tribune, January 27, 2010
Plans under way for our mass transit future.

Boise Weekly, January 27, 2010
Stalking TIGER Grants.

Idaho Press Tribune, January 27, 2010
Nampa moves forward with roundabout plans.

Idaho Statesman, January 14, 2010
National transportation planner gives two free presentations next week on walkable communities.

Boise Weekly, January 13, 2010
A Smoggy Day.

KTVB, January 12, 2010
Idaho likely to delay shifting gas tax for roads.

Idaho Statesman, January 8, 2010
Feds plan stricter pollution limits.

Idaho Business Review, January 7, 2010
Businesses back texting while driving ban. s

Idaho Statesman, January 6, 2010
ACHD director to retire; new officers elected.

Idaho Press Tribune, January 6, 2010
Transportation: Lower costs reduce road work request.

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