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.

2011 Articles

Idaho Statesman, December 28, 2011
Star looks to get rid of Canyon land it annexed that's generating headaches instead of property taxes.

Idaho Business Review, December 22, 2011
Surveillance cameras being installed on Boise buses.

Idaho Statesman, December 20, 2011
Longtime public servant retires as Idaho Transportation Department board chair.

Idaho Statesman, December 20, 2011
ITD adjusts its plans for improving Eagle Road.

Kuna Melba News, December 7, 2011
Public comment sought for Kuna's downtown corridor.

Idaho Statesman, November 8, 2011
Boise writes new city blueprint.

Idaho Business Review, November 1, 2011
Meridian Development Corp. building occupancy expected soon.

Idaho Statesman, October 21, 2011
$375,000 federal grant will pay to study Boise Downtown transit, streetcar route.

Idaho Statesman, October 5, 2011
Changes Planned for Busy Eagle Road.

Idaho Business Review, October 5, 2011
Car sharing program come to Boise.

Idaho Statesman, September 29, 2011
Collister Drive folks get their way: no sidewalks.

Idaho Statesman, September 26, 2011
Collister neighbors say they don't want sidewalks.

Idaho Press Tribune, September 25, 2011
Reach for helmet, not car keys.

Idaho Business Review, September 21, 2011
Boise Metro Chamber sets transportation priorities.

Idaho Business Review, September 7, 2011
Group seeks support for Central Valley Expressway

In-depth Local News, September 6, 2011
A Townsite Called Mayfield

Idaho Statesman, September 2, 2011
National reports pan Idaho roads, praise drivers.

Idaho Business Review, August 31, 2011
No new construction impact fees in Ada County this year.

Idaho Press Tribune, August 31, 2011
Cyclists rally for new path.

Idaho Business Review, August 30, 2011
Owners yet to be approached with deal for mult-modal site.

Lewiston Morning Tribune, August 26, 2011
Labrador urges rejecting of some federal money.

Idaho Statesman, August 23, 2011
One stop on the route to a transit system.

Idaho Statesman, August 22, 2011
ACHD proposes to hold the line.

Idaho Statesman, August 19, 2011
Boise transit center moving ahead.

Idaho Statesman, August 18, 2011
Site selected for Downtown Boise transit center.

Idaho Statesman, August 12, 2011
A new crossing for the Boise River.

Idaho Business Review, July 29, 2011
Idaho has long wait for electric cars.

Idaho Business Review, July 20, 2011
N. Idaho company gets $750k for solar parking lot.

Idaho Statesman, July 13, 2011
New traffic signal at Ada County Courthouse will make crossing busy Front Street safer.

Idaho Press Tribune, July 1, 2011
Middleton opens new roundabout.

Idaho Press Tribune, June 29, 2011
Garrity Interchange construction complete.

Fox 12, June 27, 2011
ITD Director's Restructuring Plan Saves Millions.

KTVB, June 27, 2011
Management changes paying off at ITD.

Idaho Statesman, June 4, 2011
Idaho 44 to get new intersection west of Eagle.

Idaho Statesman, June 1, 2011
Canyon County bus riders get "pilot" route starting Monday.

KTVB, May 31, 2011
A busy Nampa road is undergoing some major changes.

KTVB, May 31, 2011
Highway 16 extension gets federal approval.

Idaho Press Tribune, May 25, 2011
Ten Mile Interchange now open.

KTVB, May 24, 2011
Ten Mile Interchange opens.

Valley Times, May 23, 2011

Idaho Statesman, May 23, 2011
Long time coming: Meridian's Ten Mile interchange opens Wednesday.

Idaho Statesman, May 17, 2011
Beyond Ten Mile: Idaho bridges need help.

Idaho Statesman, May 15, 2011
10 Mile Interchange - a new gateway for West Meridian.

Boise Weekly, May 4, 2011
Find: Audible Pedestrian Crossings.

Idaho Statesman, May 4, 2011
Search for Downtown Boise transit center site drags on.

Idaho Statesman, April 29, 2011
ACHD study shows that dollars and projects are spread equitably. Boise isn't persuaded.

Idaho Construction Review, April 15, 2011
DT Meridian Development: 'Opportunities and potential'

Idaho Statesman, April 13, 2011
Road would link Nampa airport, Meridian.

Idaho Press Tribune, April 13, 2011
Our aging bridges underscore Idaho's challenges.

Boise Weekly, April 13, 2011
SSTTOP Waits for Green Light.

Idaho Statesman, April 12, 2011
Fuel costs force adjustments in Idaho, elsewhere in U.S.

Idaho Business Review, April 12, 2011
Increasing ACHD impact fees worry some in development community.

Idaho Statesman, April 12, 2011
Ada County drivers may see less red, more green at traffic signals.

Idaho Business Review, April 5, 2011
Highway 16 extension to open parts of NW Ada.

The Associated Press, March 31, 2011
Survey ranks Idaho bridge health above average.

Idaho Business Review, March 21, 2011
Boise's transit center: Critical step to developing a robust transportation.

KTVB, March 22, 2011
House OKs final $162M Connecting Idaho installment.

Idaho Statesman, March 22, 2011
National transportation planner to discuss land use, transportation on Wednesday in Eagle.

Kuna Melba News, March 16, 2011
Census shows Kuna's fast growth.

Idaho Press Tribune, March 14, 2011
Census shows changes in valley.

Idaho Press Tribune, March 11, 2011
Census: Canyon grows by nearly 44%.

Idaho Statesman, March 9, 2011
Settlement finally reached in lawsuit between Ada County Highway District and Settlers Irrigation District.

Idaho Statesman, March 8, 2011
Highway District delivers on promise to Ada County voters.

The Associated Press, March 7, 2011
Idaho transportation funding up 16% in budget plan.

Idaho Statesman, March 3, 2011
What we learned about Idaho from the initial 2010 census numbers.

Idaho Reporter, March 3, 2011
Treasure Valley carpool lane bill back before House members.

Idaho Business Review, February 16, 2011
Bill would make local planners take ag into greater account.

Idaho Statesman, February 15, 2011
Meridian agency to ink deal for downtown project.

Idaho Statesman, February 11, 2011
New bridge has eased traffic on Warm Springs Avenue in Boise.

Fox 12, February 9, 2011
Meridian Interchange: What's Next?

Idaho Reporter, February 9, 2011
Meridian interchange left out of I-84 GARVEE construction; some find decision curious.

Idaho Business Review, February 8, 2011
Downtown Meridian transit, planning building gets go ahead.

Idaho Press Tribune, January 26, 2011
Highway funding faces grim picture.

Kuna Melba News, January 24, 2011
Joe Luppens 'a gem for this community.'

Idaho Statesman, January 23, 2011
Boise to retool 30th Street neighborhood.

Idaho Business Review, January 21, 2011
Anticipation and concern surrounding Boise's 30th Street redevelopment plans.

Idaho Statesman, January 21, 2011
Who should test cars' emissions in Ada County?

Idaho Business Review, January 21, 2011
East Parkcenter Bridge 'an example of good planning'

KTVB, January 20, 2011
Idaho to patch, not replace bridges for now.

KTVB, January 19, 2011
Lawmaker panel recommends hiking vehicle registration fees.

Idaho Business Review, January 7, 2011
Public transportation suffers with lack of dedicated money.

Idaho Press Tribune, January 6, 2011
Funds for Hwy. 16, not I-84.

Idaho Statesman, Janaury 5, 2011
Meridian project that would house Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho and Valley Regional Transit inches forward.

Idaho Press Tribune, January 5, 2011
Traffic light coordination project good for Nampa.

Idaho Press Tribune, January 5, 2011
Nampa preps for 3rd roundabout.

Idaho Statesman, January 3, 2011
Garden City plans to build new Greenbelt bridge.

Idaho Statesman, January 2, 2011
Ada County residents can comment on carbon monoxide control plan.

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