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.

2016 Articles

Idaho Press Tribune, December 31, 2016
Legislators set to focus on tax cuts, transportation, education

Idaho Press Tribune, December 28, 2016
State hits road blocks for transportation funding

Idaho Business Review, December 27, 2016
House expects fight over whether to extend surplus eliminator

Idaho Press Tribune, December 20, 2016
Caldwell mayor, Nampa engineer receive leadership awards

Idaho Statesman, December 22, 2016
Median affecting business on Caldwell Boulevard

Idaho Statesman, December 16, 2016
Stuck trying to cross Front or Myrtle streets? CCDC wants to make them friendlier

Meridian Press, December 14, 2016
Meridian and Nampa's 'Growing Together' group narrows down goals

Idaho Press Tribune, December 13, 2016
All of Canyon County should support I-84 improvements

Meridian Press, December 12, 2016
Meridian approves funding for first 'rail-with-trail' segment

Idaho Press Tribune, December 9, 2016
Nampa may redo its transportation master plan

Idaho Press Tribune, December 7, 2016
State reapplying for grant to fix I-84

Idaho Business Review, November 28, 2016
Downtown commuters, you have some hard choices ahead

Idaho Statesman, November 28, 2016
Charging ahead: Treasure Valley gets more places to plug in your car

Idaho Statesman, November 17, 2016
Forget your bike helmet? No worries, this paper one will do the job

Idaho Press Tribune, November 12, 2016
Groups look to preserve farmland as Treasure Valley grows

Idaho Business Review, November 7, 2016
Welcome to [wherever]. Thanks for visiting. Now go home.

KTVB, November 7, 2016
Boise looks to ease traffic along State Street

Idaho Statesman, November 6, 2016
Can rapid transit stave off looming State Street traffic crisis?

Kuna Melba News, October 26, 2016
Kuna receives grant for paving the greenbelt

Idaho Statesman, October 25, 2016
Boise's new downtown transit center is open. Here's how to use it

Boise Weekly, October 24, 2016
Doors swing open at downtown Boise's new regional transit center

Idaho Business Review, October 21, 2016
Boise goes big city with Main Street Station

Meridian Press, October 20, 2016
$40K grant will help keep Village Van program alive

KTVB, October 20, 2016
Ribbon cut on City Center Plaza development

Boise Weekly, October 11, 2016
Feds grant VRT $279K to rethink State Street

Boise Weekly, September 14, 2016
From the far margins, the train to Nampa

Idaho Press Tribune, September 4, 2016
COMPASS to host transportation presentation

Idaho Press Tribune, September 1, 2016
Caldwell Chamber urges transportation improvements

Meridian Press, August 30, 2016
Transportation for America director to present in Meridian

Idaho Statesman, August 25, 2016
Meridian became Idaho's second-largest city in a blink

Idaho Press Tribune, August 21, 2016
COMPASS seeks comment on draft budget for transportation projects

Idaho Business Review, August 19, 2016
Boise cited as a success story in Smart Growth America report

Idaho Business Review, August 16, 2016
Downtown revivals are in play in communities across the Treasure Valley

Meridian Press, August 11, 2016
New partnership to provide rides, independence to Meridian residents

Idaho Press Tribune, August 4, 2016
I-84 project not funded again

Meridian Press, August 1, 2016
COMPASS seeks Leadership in Motion nominees

KIVI, July 28, 2016
Plan in the works to bring pathways to Eagle Road

Meridian Press, August 11, 2016
10-foot biking, walking paths envisioned for each side of Eagle Road

Idaho Business Review, July 19, 2016
Starting gun fires for development at Ten Mile Road and I-84

Idaho Press Tribune, July 14, 2016
Nampa does right thing with bus funding

KIVI, July 12, 2016
Proposed Nampa development closes local golf courses

Idaho Press Tribune, July 5, 2016
Nampa council approves Valley Regional Transit's budget request

Idaho Statesman, July 1, 2016
Boise Bicycle Project tops $101k for expansion

Idaho Business Review, June 29, 2016
Boise housing summit: real estate reaches across the economic spectrum

Idaho Business Review, June 20, 2016
City transportation action plan declares streets are not just for car

Idaho Business Review, June 20, 2016
A bicycling mea culpa

Idaho Statesman, June 5, 2016
Rules of the road: Bike lessons at Treasure Valley schools build children's safety skills

Idaho Statesman, June 1, 2016
What would it take to get you to ride the bus?

Idaho Press Tribune, May 18, 2016
Words of advice for transportation planners

Idaho Business Review, May 17, 2016
Bike and pedestrian safety, simplified

Idaho Business Review, May 13, 2016
Planners look at walking, biking options on Chinden Blvd.

Idaho Statesman, May 14, 2016
Serious crashes involving bikers, walkers in Ada County rising

Idaho Business Review, May 13, 2016
Transportation planners look at walking, biking options on Chinden Blvd

Idaho Statesman, May 10, 2016
Bus or train? Downtown Boise circulator group close to suggestion

Idaho Press Tribune, May 10, 2016
Nampa, ITD plan to help bottleneck on Midland at I-84

Idaho Business Review, May 9, 2016
A word about bicycles with BBP founder Jimmy Hallyburton

Valley Times, May 2, 2016
COMPASS Education Series Presents: Best practices for bicycle and pedestrian safety

Idaho Business Review, April 29, 2016
Public transit in Idaho: IBR Breakfast Series report

Meridian Press, April 27, 2016
COMPASS brings in expert for bicycle, pedestrian safety events

KTVB, April 27, 2016
Meridian addresses Chinden Boulevard concerns

Idaho Statesman, April 23, 2016
Bieter outlines plans on Boise transit, library, stadium

Idaho Business Review, April 19, 2016
Expert: Road design is directly related to public health

KTVB, April 6, 2016
Concerns raised over inadequate transportation funding

Idaho Business Review, April 6, 2016
Kathy Parker is newest planner at COMPASS

KTVB, April 5, 2016
Nampa pursuing grants for I-84 improvements

KBOI2, April 5, 2016
Nampa pledges $1 million for Interstate-84 project

Idaho Press Tribune, April 5, 2016
Local leaders say current transportation funding is inadequate

Idaho Press Tribune, April 1, 2016
ITD trying again for grant to improve I-84 in Nampa

Idaho Press Tribune, March 31, 2016
Let voters decide if they want projects

Idaho Statesman, March 31, 2016
Let Idaho citizens decide on local option taxes

Idaho Business Review, March 18, 2016
Public weighs in on downtown Boise bike lanes

Idaho Business Review, March 14, 2016
A word with Kelli Fairless of Valley Regional Transit

Idaho Business Review, March 8, 2016
Idaho Transportation Department program will help commuters find options

Idaho Statesman, March 4, 2016
Downtown Boise transit options coming into focus

Idaho Statesman, February 18, 2016
Idaho Senate committee looks at undoing last year's hybrid-car surcharge

Idaho Press Tribune, February 10, 2016
Lewis and Clark Elementary School receives grant for track

Idaho Business Review, February 9, 2016
Oklahoma City: A grand plan needs an overall vision

Idaho Business Review, February 8, 2016
Making Vista Avenue "healthier" for people and business

Idaho Press Tribune, February 4, 2016
Proposal would shift state police funds to roads, bridges

Idaho Statesman, February 3, 2016
Oklahoma City mayor comes to Boise to talk about local option sales tax

Valley Times, February 1, 2016
Local Option Sales Tax: Creating cities where people choose to live and remain

Idaho Business Review, January 28, 2016
Oklahoma City mayor will bring his local-option tax talk to Boise, Meridian

Idaho Business Review, January 28, 2016
New bridges mark the near future for Idaho 55

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