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Public comment requested on the DRAFT regional long-range transportation plan for Ada and Canyon Counties – Communities in Motion 2050.
September 16 – October 16, 2022
COMPASS is seeking your feedback on the draft update to the regional long-range transportation plan for Ada and Canyon Counties – Communities in Motion 2050.

For Your Review:

Communities in Motion 2050 is a primarily web-based plan, allowing you to access the materials in two levels of detail:

  • Website
    • Contains the substance of the plan
    • Each web page provides information on an individual topic

While COMPASS appreciates your feedback on any part of the plan, we ask that you pay particular attention to the Communities in Motion 2050 goals, transportation priorities, and implementation policies.

We are also accepting comments on the draft Air Quality Conformity Demonstration for the draft Communities in Motion 2050 plan. This demonstration is required in areas, such as Northern Ada County, where air quality did not meet federal standards in the past and estimates the air quality impacts associated with projects funded through Communities in Motion 2050. The estimated impacts demonstrate that the projects contained in Communities in Motion 2050 meet air quality conformity requirements for Northern Ada County. Learn more.

Submit Comments:

Learn More:

  • Attend an open house
    • Thursday, September 29, 2022
      • 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Nampa Public Library
      • 215 12th Avenue South, Nampa
    • Wednesday, October 5, 2022
      • 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Library! at Hillcrest
      • 5246 W. Overland Road, Boise
  • View an online presentation
  • Pick up hard copy comment materials

  • Contact COMPASS with questions or to request hard copy comment materials be mailed to you

Comments must be submitted in writing no later than 11:59 pm, Sunday, October 16, 2022. All comments will be reviewed and provided to COMPASS advisory committees and the COMPASS Board of Directors for consideration before any action is taken to adopt the plan. Adoption is anticipated in December 2022.


Public Comments Recieved During Recent Comment Periods

Link to COMPASS' Participation and Title VI Plans

  • Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation PlanPublic Comments Verbatim
    • Topic: Draft plan
    • Public Comment Period: April 15 – May 15, 2022
  • Amendment to the FY2022-2028 Regional Transportation Improvement Program: Public Comments Verbatim
    • Topic: Add seven new public transportation projects.
    • Public Comment Period: March 31 - April 14, 2022
  • Amendments to Communities in Motion 2040 2.0 and the FY2022-2028 Regional Transportation Improvement Program: Public Comments Verbatim
      • Topic: Add a planning and environmental linkages (PEL) study in the City of Kuna for the realignment of the State Highway 69 (Meridian Road) and Kuna Road intersection and the extension of Meridian Road south to Kuna Mora Road, including overpasses over the Union Pacific Railroad and Indian Creek, and add a pavement preservation and Americans with Disability Act (ADA) improvements project in Ada County.
      • Public Comment Period: January 3 - 17, 2022
  • Amendments to FY2022-2028 and FY2021-2027 Regional Transportation Improvement Programs (TIPs) and Communities in Motion 2040 2.0: Public Comments Verbatim
    • Topic: Add a project to design auxiliary lanes on Interstate 84 in the City of Meridian and remove an Ada County Highway District roadway improvement project, two Boise State University bicycle parking facilities, and a City of Nampa roadway reconfiguration project.
    • Public Comment Period: October 26 - November 9, 2021