Transportation

Long-delayed Meridian bus route could launch soon

The long-anticipated Route 30 Pine could finally launch in Meridian this fall.  Meridian City Council heard the fiscal year 2023 budget presentation from Valley Regional...

There’s major construction at the Boise Airport. It might make catching your flight quickly harder

If you're used to showing up at the Boise Airport half an hour before your flight takes off, prepare to adjust your travel plans...

Pedestrian zone: Boise to revamp 8th St. in downtown core to be permanently car-free

After two years of makeshift changes to create a pedestrian street, Boise’s restaurant row will be getting a more permanent makeover.  On Tuesday, Boise City...

You Asked: When will the Chinden Blvd. bottleneck in Meridian finally get widened?

A busy section of a Meridian thoroughfare is still one lane in each direction nearly a year after the Idaho Department of Transportation widened...

ACHD delays decision on 8th Street bikeway due to objections from Saint Joe’s Catholic School

The final decision on a project to add more bike lanes to 8th Street is being delayed a month after administrators and parents of...

Boise planning new bus stop amenities now, service expansions later as ridership returns after COVID-19

Ada County bus riders are hoping for better transit options and Boise City Council is hoping to deliver.  Earlier this month, Boise City Council held...

Remote-controlled riderless scooters finally set to hit Boise streets

After over a year of delays, a first-of-its-kind test of riderless e-scooter technology will hit the streets of Boise.  As BoiseDev first reported last year,...

Growing Meridian intersection will see traffic light replaced with roundabout, more changes on the way

The Ada County Highway District will soon start construction on the Ten Mile Road Project. The project between Overland and Victory will improve roadway and...

ICYMI 2021: Growth brings increased complaints about traffic. But cities like Meridian say they can’t just stop new construction

Originally published November 10, 2021. Like many cities in the Treasure Valley, the City of Meridian has seen significant growth. According to the U.S. Census,...

Valley Regional Transit is looking for feedback on Meridian transportation

Valley Regional Transit is looking to add more public transportation options in Meridian and is asking the community for feedback. Public transportation in Meridian is...

Meridian is growing faster than public transit. Funding is a key obstacle

As the City of Meridian grows, traffic conditions continue to get busier. City council member Luke Cavener said one way traffic can be combated...

Boise inks deal with Amazon for air cargo facility with millions in infrastructure improvements

Amazon is coming to both your doorstep and the Boise Airport.  On Tuesday, Boise City Council unanimously approved an agreement to lease 150,000 square feet...

Growth brings increased complaints about traffic. But cities like Meridian say they can’t just stop new construction

Like many cities in the Treasure Valley, the City of Meridian has seen significant growth. According to the U.S. Census, in 2010, Meridian had...

Top ITD official skeptical of unconventional intersection on Eagle Road before public input poured in

Construction was already underway at the intersection of Eagle Road and Highway 44 when the Idaho Department of Transportation shifted gears.  Heading into 2021, ITD...

The pandemic decreased bus ridership. Officials make changes, hope to boost alternative options

COVID-19 and remote work gave commuting in Boise a serious shakeup in 2020, but local transportation officials are still working on new ways to...