Boise's degrading air quality and the fear it may lead to a loss in federal transportation funding is causing local governments to improve public transit options to get commuters out of their cars. The alternative, smog testing of cars, is resisted.
Jan 24, 2009 The New York Times
Boise, Idaho and other cities in the region have adopted "percent for the arts" initiatives, and are looking to public art to reflect the region's 'maturity.'
Jan 2, 2009 The Idaho Statesman
Tax watchdogs in Idaho are challenging the state's redevelopment agencies, and opened up the question: are they city departments, or not? And if they are, shouldn't their decisions follow the will of the voters?
Aug 28, 2008 The Boise Weekly
Boise considers resurrecting their streetcar system after an 80 year absence.
Aug 15, 2008 The Boise Weekly
<p>Boise is hoping to follow on the coattails of Little Rock in bringing back a long de-commissioned trolley system to the city's downtown.</p>
Jun 10, 2008 The Idaho Statesman
<p>A 17-story condominium tower in Boise, Idaho is being built on a 32-foot-wide footprint. Workers talk about the challenges of constructing such a skinny building.</p>
Apr 23, 2008 The Idaho Statesman
<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>
Apr 22, 2008 The Oregonian
<p>Idaho policymakers must make necessary investments and attract talent to succeed, according to a new report.</p>
Mar 5, 2008 Idaho Business Review
<p>Lawmakers in Idaho have proposed a bill that seeks to limit urban renewal district abuses.</p>
Feb 28, 2008 Idaho Business Review
<p>The cities of Vallejo, California, and McCall, Idaho, are considering filing for bankruptcy.</p>
Feb 26, 2008 Governing