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‘We’re growing so much’: ITD makes changes to bicycle, pedestrian crossings at Highway 44 and Eagle Road after complaints

The Idaho Transportation Department had to make upgrades to the intersection of Eagle Road and Highway 44 after residents and the City of Eagle...

Construction of Broadway, Bench pathways to begin in coming years

The City of Boise is planning two new pathways for cyclists and pedestrians in the next few years with the help of grant funds.  Last...

ACHD reclassifies Warm Springs in Barber Valley to a residential street after years of talks

After years of going back and forth with the City of Boise, ACHD has changed the status of a section of Warm Springs Avenue...

ACHD, CCDC shake up protected 8th St. bike lane design near St. Joe’s School

Plans to add new bike lanes and streetscape near the Boise Co-Op and St. Joe’s School are getting a shakeup after a flood of...

Seven months after launching, Alaska canceling nonstop flight from Boise to Idaho Falls

In June, Alaska Airlines launched a new direct flight from Boise to Idaho Falls. Now, Alaska confirmed that starting mid - December, it will...

Boise looking to reform e-scooter system to bring more transit options, possible lower costs

Boise’s e-scooter business is set for a shakeup.  Right now, three different e-scooter companies have permission to operate within Boise City limits. Lime, Byrd and...

Idaho signs letter telling Biden admin. it wants passenger rail service linking state with Utah, Nevada

The Idaho Transportation joined with similar agencies in Utah and Nevada to tell the federal government it is interested in a set of new...

A neighborhood street? Or busy highway? ACHD, Boise policy disagrees on Warm Springs Avenue

The southeastern entrance to Boise used to be a winding state highway passing through empty fields along the curve of the Boise River.  But, things...

ITD’s Smiths Ferry Idaho 55 project won’t be done on time and price tag continues to increase

The price tag for a years-long project to widen a curvy section of Idaho Highway 55 near Smiths Ferry has increased again, this time...

Boise, Salt Lake City partnering to request rail service between cities

The City of Boise is still aiming to land the Treasure Valley on a long-distance Amtrak route, but they’re also aiming a little smaller...

You Asked: Will ITD make changes to busy Idaho 55 intersection at Banks? New study underway

Picture it: You’ve just spent a relaxing, but tiring weekend hiking in Garden Valley and all you can think about is hitting the hay...

Bill error delays millions in state funding to ACHD for connections to Highway 16 extension

The Ada County Highway District has to wait until next year to get millions of dollars in state funds to support the extension of...

‘Much needed’: VRT receives grant to help fuel big changes to State St.

Long-planned upgrades to Boise's State Street corridor got a boost with a federal grant. Valley Regional Transit won an $8.5 million federal grant from the...

We took Boise’s new ebikes for a spin. How Vall-ebike works

A trial of a new electric bike share program is underway in Boise. Vall-ebike, the brand name for the project from Valley Regional Transit,...

Idaho’s gas retailers are making record-breaking profit margins, but the AG is blocked from investigating

Gas prices are starting to fall nationwide, but prices in the Treasure Valley are still hovering around the $5 mark.  Data from the Idaho Attorney...