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.

2013 Articles

Idaho Statesman, December 27, 2013
Prepare to pedal with Boise Bike Share in 2014

Idaho Statesman, December 8, 2013
Gardner Co.'s vision for Downtown Boise

Idaho Press Tribune, December 1, 2013
Senator wants review of roads program

Idaho Statesman, November 25, 2013
The same old grind: Driving to work

Valley Times, November 18, 2013
Last chance to submit photos in COMPASS "Photo Challenge" is Wed., November 30

Idaho Statesman, November 4, 2013
Pay-by-mile concept gains traction to fund highways

Meridian Press, November 1, 2013
City plans for extended bus route

Idaho Press Tribune, October 31, 2013
COMPASS: Widening I-84 to Caldwell a priority

Idaho Press Tribune, October 31, 2013
Time for straight talk on funding Idaho's highways

Idaho Business Review, October 15, 2013
Our state has invested billions...yet nothing is done to maintain it

Valley Times, October 14, 2013
COMPASS highlights 2013 accomplishments

Idaho Statesman, September 29, 2013
Highway funding crisis could hurt states

Idaho Press Tribune, September 28, 2013
Highway 16 project treats environment with care

The Blue Review, September 18, 2013
Is Participatory Democracy Right for COMPASS? - A response to Wampler's call for more participation

The Blue Review, September 18, 2013
Power to Participate - Engaging citizens in urban planning

Boise Weekly, September 4, 2013
A Different Track

Boise Weekly, September 4, 2013
Road to Nowhere: The State of Public Transportation

Idaho Press Tribune, August 26, 2013
1 Million Residents

Idaho Business Review, July 17, 2013
A possible break in Idaho's road funding traffic jam

Boise Weekly, June 26, 2013

KTVB, June 20, 2013
Plans for multi-million dollar Boise transit center still underway

Boise Weekly, June 19, 2013
ACHD proposes more two-ways, roundabouts

Idaho Press Tribune, June 14, 2013
Batt calls for fee hikes at ceremony

Idaho Statesman, June 13, 2013
State names ITD headquarters after former Gov. Batt

Idaho Business Review, June 6, 2013
A change in approach

Idaho Statesman, June 3, 2013
Political elite block Boise transit hub

Idaho Press Tribune, May 31, 2013
Improvements planned for Caldwell greenbelt

Capital Press, May 28, 2013
Transportation plan includes ag for first time

Idaho Press Tribune, May 23, 2013
Projects planned to connect, improve Nampa's greenbelt paths

Idaho Press Tribune, May 9, 2013
New Caldwell center one among several transportation projects

Idaho Press Tribune, April 23, 2013
A Vision for Growth

Idaho Business Review, April 15, 2013
Meridian's transportation needs evolve

Idaho Press Tribune, April 12, 2013
COMPASS emphasizes walkability, building near existing infrastructure

Kuna Melba News, March 14, 2013
Meridian Road Interchange Plans Unveiled

Boise Weekly, March 11, 2013
Boise Council Will Mull Over Dramatic Change to State Street

Idaho Business Review, March 8, 2013
TEDZ: Building highways, building the economy

Spokesman Review, March 7, 2013
Idaho Senate passes bill allowing extra-heavy trucks more routes

Lewiston Tribune, March 7, 2013
Senate OKs big rigs bill

Idaho Press Tribune, March 7, 2013
More I-84 work ahead

KTVB, February 22, 2013
Future plans for State Street heading to city council

Valley Times, February 22, 2013
Meridian wants, but can't fund, more public transit

Idaho Statesman, February 15, 2013
Boise lawyer pushes for a way to fund highways that could bring jobs to Idahoans

Idaho Statesman, February 5, 2013
Meridian center stage in Valley's recovery

Idaho Press Tribune, January 13, 2013
Sales tax zone could build expressway

KTVB, January 13, 2013
Southwest Idaho officials eye possible expressway

Valley Times, January 7, 2013
*Multiple articles*

Idaho Business Review, January 4, 2013
COMPASS announces award winners

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