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.

2014 Articles

Valley Times, December 29, 2014
COMPASS Performance Dashboard training reset for Friday, January 9th

Valley Times, December 29, 2014
Idaho Transportation Board reviews state's huge infrastructure challenges for 2015

Idaho Business Review, December 29, 2014
Expert shares what it takes to fit cars, bikes and peds on city streets

Idaho Statesman, December 18, 2014
Construction to begin in January on Garden City's West Bridge

Idaho Statesman, December 18, 2014
Local-option taxation in Idaho needs local backers, GOP leader says

Idaho Press Tribune, December 16, 2014
Caldwell earns award for roundabout

Idaho Press Tribune, December 16, 2014
Interstate maintenance planned, beginning in 2020

Idaho Press Tribune, December 14, 2014
COMPASS Board to hear I-84 update

Idaho Press Tribune, December 11, 2014
Investment in infrastructure imperative for Idaho, official says

Idaho Press Tribune, December 8, 2014
Boise transportation workshop inspires Idaho communities

Idaho Press Tribune, December 7, 2014
Start mass transit planning now

Idaho Press Tribune, November 29, 2014
Officials: Implementation of public transit must be connected to growth

Idaho Press Tribune, November 28, 2014
Facing the precipice: Staying the course likely means congestion, longer commutes

Idaho Press Tribune, November 27, 2014
Local option tax: Talking in circles

Idaho Press Tribune, November 26, 2014
Other metro areas in our region have invested heavily in public transportation

Idaho Press Tribune, November 26, 2014
Light rail past: Boise Interurban Railway looped through Valley

Idaho Press Tribune, November 25, 2014
Valley Regional Transit, other organizations try to bridge gap

Idaho Press Tribune, November 24, 2014
FUNDING FAILURE: Valley transit funding meager, unpredictable compared to peer cities

Valley Times, November 24, 2014
COMPASS wants to elevate conversation about transportation funding issues

Idaho Press Tribune, November 24, 2014
History of Valley Regional Transit

Idaho Press Tribune, November 23, 2014
With vanpool. commuters save by traveling together

Idaho Press Tribune, November 19, 2014
COMPASS proposes transportation program amendments

Idaho Statesman, November 17, 2014
Downtown Boise gets first electric vehicle charging station

Idaho Business Review, November 17, 2014
Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho hires director of planning

Idaho Press Tribune, November 16, 2014
Federal funding shortfall falls on other projects

Idaho Business Review, November 10, 2014
Idaho communities rethink how roads fit in

Idaho Business Review, November 6, 2014
Clear sailing lies aheas on Treasure Valley's I-84

Idaho Statesman, October 22, 2014
New bridge to complete disputed section of Greenbelt in Eagle

Idaho Press Tribune, October 21, 2014
COMPASS keeps Canyon County I-84 project in plan

Idaho Business Review, October 20, 2014
State and region disagree about I-84 project in Canyon County

Valley Times Idaho, October 20, 2014
Got Data? COMPASS unveils its new on-line data dashboard viewing tool

Valley Times Idaho, October 20, 2014
Model Run 7: Constraining only Beacon Light Road has limited impacts on the rest of the Communities in Motion (CIM) 2040 funded roadway system

Idaho Press Tribune, October 17, 2014
Highway expansion could spur Nampa development

Idaho Business Review, October 14, 2014
Park in Emmet, Ride to Boise

Idaho Business Review, October 14, 2014
Regional planning details large and small revealed in new online tool

Idaho Press Tribune, October 12, 2014
Public speaks on I-84 snub

Idaho Press-Tribune, October 3, 2014
Six more Boise groups make Bicycle Friendly Businesses list

Idaho Press-Tribune, October 3, 2014
Comment today on proposed I-84 change

Idaho Press-Tribune, October 1, 2014
County receives update on Karcher Road improvements

KTVB, September 30, 2014
Valley Regional Transit opens new facility in Caldwell

Idaho Press-Tribune, September 30, 2014
Price tag for expanding I-84: $120M

Valley Times, September 29, 2014
Comment now on proposed changes to the COMPASS Draft FY 2015-19 Regional TIP

Idaho Statesman, September 29, 2014
Report: Idaho highway performance declines

Idaho Statesman, September 26, 2014
Canyon County gets left out of I-84 makeover

Passenger Transport, September 22, 2014
VRT launches Saturday shuttle service

Idaho Press-Tribune, September 22, 2014
COMPASS taking comments on I-84 plan changes

Idaho Statesman, August 26, 2014
Meridian Saturday bus service starts Aug. 30

Idaho Statesman, August 26, 2014
COMPASS seeks nominations for Leadership in Motion awards

Idaho Statesman, August 25, 2014
Shoddy roads, bridges take toll on U.S. economy

Idaho Business Review, July 9, 2014
Survey shows Idahoans are worried about the future of the state's roads

Idaho Statesman, June 27, 2014
Majority of Idahoans find Idaho roads and bridges adequate

Idaho Business Review, June 13, 2014
Transportation Coalition looking to build support for roadwork money

Idaho Press Tribune, May 23, 2014
Census: Nampa is still Idaho's second-largest city for population

Idaho Business Review, May 19, 2014
Meridian welcomes growth, struggles with traffic

Valley Times, January 27, 2014
Reducing transportation to dollars and applying common sense in tough times

Valley Times, January 27, 2014
Perspective: Mother, I'd rather do it myself

Valley Times, January 27, 2014
COMPASS presents Chandler Duncan on Why Invest in Transportation?

Idaho Press Tribune, January 8, 2014
Nampans launch new pedestrian, bicycle committee

Idaho Press Tribune, January 5, 2014
Rice: Transportation funding needs grassroots support

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