April 22, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Motorists in Oregon, Washington and Idaho are using less gas per week than the average American. A recent report credits the region's public transit systems and land use policies for the reduction in fuel consumption.</p>
The Oregonian
March 5, 2008, 2pm PST
<p>Idaho policymakers must make necessary investments and attract talent to succeed, according to a new report.</p>
Idaho Business Review
February 28, 2008, 9am PST
<p>Lawmakers in Idaho have proposed a bill that seeks to limit urban renewal district abuses.</p>
Idaho Business Review
February 26, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>The cities of Vallejo, California, and McCall, Idaho, are considering filing for bankruptcy.</p>
February 13, 2008, 5am PST
<p>Boise State University's Centre for Creativity and Innovation has created and index of creative cities that's found Boise to be just about as creative as cities such as Portland and Seattle.</p>
Boise State University Focus Magazine
February 9, 2008, 5am PST
<p>A new transportation corridor prompts the coordination of transportation and land use planning efforts in Boise.</p>
The Boise Weekly
December 30, 2007, 7am PST
<p>Proposals for planned communities have taken a sharp downturn in Idaho since last year. A deteriorating housing market and the lack of infrastructure are being cited for delays in development.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
December 19, 2007, 7am PST
<p>Idaho's Treasure Valley has garnered 150 days of air quality alerts in 2007, but is still considered safe by federal air quality standards. With further growth expected, many are concerned that air quality will not be so safe next year.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
November 28, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>Agricultural land around Boise, Idaho is facing increasing development pressure, but some farmers hope that a growing city can boost the demand for locally grown produce.</p>
New West
October 18, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>City officials in Boise, Idaho, are considering a liquidation of properties the city owns and operates as affordable housing. The costs of keeping the housing available is becoming unaffordable for the city.</p>
The Boise Weekly
October 10, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>This article from the <em>Seattle Post-Intelligencer</em> looks at the conditions that have made Boise one of the country's most successful and thriving cities.</p>
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
October 5, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>As one of the fastest growing states in the nation, Idaho should begin to think hard about what that growth means to the environment, writes Rachel Winer.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
September 27, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Years of successful growth show little sign of stopping in Idaho, the nation's fastest-growing economy since 2003.</p>
USA Today
September 26, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>This editorial from the <em>Idaho Statesman</em> says that a proposal to switch from a per-gallon gas tax to a per-mile taxing system is flawed.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
September 23, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>In six states, test runs will assess public attitudes and acceptance of road taxation systems that ditch gas taxes and charge drivers based on how many miles they drive.</p>
USA Today
September 22, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>As Boise looks to a future of growth and expansion, it is hoping to acquire nearly 2,000 acres of unused federal land from the Bureau of Land Management. But a neighboring suburb also wants to claim the land.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
September 12, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>In downtown Boise, recently announced plans to construct a homeless shelter have many local business owners upset and making arrangements to move out of the area. The city, however, is defending its decision to approve the shelter.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
August 3, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>As roads become more congested, one congestion mitigation proposal would encourage state workers to telecommute.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
July 26, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>The Treasure Valley metro area, centered around Boise, Idaho, is the latest region to explore the ideal of rail transit, with officials looking to Salt Lake City as a model.</p>
The Boise Weekly
July 23, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>Home to Chinese immigrants before becoming a town known for vice and sin, Garden City, Idaho, is planning a rebirth that leaders and residents hope will transform the community into a desirable and prosperous part of Metro Boise.</p>
The Boise Weekly