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Headed for McCall? ITD issues ‘advisory,’ warns of slow going this weekend

The Idaho Department of Transportation issued a travel advisory for Highway 55 this weekend.  People planning on traveling on Highway 55 from Horseshoe Bend to...

‘Game-changer:’ ACHD will separate bike lanes on arterial roads moving forward

For cyclists, the daily commute or casual rides around the county will be safer, soon. The Ada County Highway District says it will make a...

New flights from Boise to north end of Seattle area finally set to start

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting the Boise area, we told you about a plan to add a flight from Boise to a...

Power up: Idaho Power preparing for increased electric vehicle usage

The vast majority of Americans gas up their cars at the local gas station right now, but that will likely change in the coming...

Meridian City Council hopes $2.5 million from city coffers will convince ITD to build new bridge over I-84

The City of Meridian is allocating more than $2 million to a “regionally important” bridge over I-84 to connect Linder Rd.  Meridian City Council approved...

A developer wanted to scale back promised road improvements for foothills homes. ACHD said no

A developer’s request to switch up plans for improving the road up to the Warm Springs Mesa got unanimously shot down by the Ada...

Boise pushing ahead on bus rapid transit for State Street, other improvements

The pandemic kept lots of workers off of the roads on their morning commute, but planning for better public transit service in Boise isn’t...

COMPASS: High-capacity transit has public support in Treasure Valley

In January, BoiseDev gave you an in-depth look at the possibility of a light rail from Caldwell to Boise. For over a decade, the...

Boise Airport will add additional airline with redeye flights direct to NYC

JetBlue announced it will add operations at the Boise Airport this summer - and give travelers a direct route from Boise to New York...

Light rail from Caldwell to Boise? It’s a steep climb

The idea of hopping on a train or rapid transit bus in Caldwell and riding all the way to Boise has long been a...

City says it won’t give funding to Downtown mobility project

The City of Boise said it will not provide funding to a new project aimed at providing resources to Downtown Boise commuters. The city sent...

Pedestrian safety upgrades planned for Boise’s Hyde Park

Ada County Highway District is hoping to make walking and biking through Hyde Park safer next year.  Next summer, the highway district will begin construction...

Boise Airport to add designated ride-hailing waiting & pickup areas

Catching a ride share like Lyft or Uber at the Boise Airport may soon look a little less chaotic. As first reported by the...

Boise looks at ideas to incentivize affordable housing in new projects

In the Treasure Valley’s hot housing market, convincing developers to build affordable housing can be a hard sell. The City of Boise is working...

Boise GreenBike will shut down, may not return without new title sponsor

Last May, BoiseDev told you the future of Boise GreenBike was in jeopardy. Now, the bike-share program is facing more challenges, and will shut down...