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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...

ValleyRide stops collecting fares, closes front door of buses – could cut service

Valley Regional Transit, which operates the ValleyRide bus service, put several new measures into place over the weekend in light of the COVID-19 situation. VRT...

Bogus & Boise team for new park and ride lot

The City of Boise entered into a license agreement with Bogus Basin for a new park and ride lot for the 2019-2020 ski season. "Bogus...

Boise’s Greyhound station to leave downtown after 60 years

Sixty years ago this year, crews built the large Greyhound bus terminal at 12th and Bannock in Downtown Boise. Soon, the buses will stop rolling...

‘It’s costing thousands of dollars:’ People are using escooters to vandalize plazas in Downtown Boise

Escooters continue to grow in popularity in Boise, but a rash of vandalism broke out in recent weeks. Vandals marred the plaza at Jack's Urban...

Boise Green Bike fleet faces obsolescence: big changes will come for the program to continue

Four years after Boise GreenBike launched in and around Downtown Boise, the program faces major hurdles in coming months. Either significant changes will come to...

ACHD says it will fight new CCDC areas: says they are ‘gerrymandered,’ illegal

The president of the Ada County Highway District sent a strongly-worded, lengthy letter to the chairman of the Capital City Development Corporation and City...

Bird bump: Scooter company raises ride rates in Boise

With summer on the way, Bird, the escooter company, increased its ride rates in Boise. Rides now cost $0.31 cents per minute - double the...

Valley bus system rolls out mobile payment app

Valley Regional Transit, the operator of ValleyRide, launched a new mobile app that allows bus riders to pay with their smartphone. The app - called...

Boise ad agency uses bikes to build culture, ease transit challenges

When Ward Duft and Jill Watterson launched a new ad agency, they knew where they wanted to set up shop: Downtown Boise. But like many...

Voices: Leaders, citizens discuss future of bus transit funding in Boise

During a Tuesday night meeting of the Boise City Council, more than a dozen citizens spoke up about bus transit in Boise. Council member Elaine...

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