Idaho

June 10, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>A state's carbon emissions is largely correlated with the source of its electricity -- the more coal power, the larger the carbon footprint, and the lower the electric rates.</p>
AP via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
May 10, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>With hopes of generating income by selling carbon credits to polluters, Native Americans in Idaho are converting their farmland back to forests. But carbon sequestration is not required in the U.S., lowering the amount of revenue they can generate.</p>
The New York Times
May 8, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>A new vision of development in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming is taking shape.</p>
Sonoran Institute
May 2, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>City leaders eager for more control have renewed a debate over Boise's consolidated countywide highway district -- which supporters argue provide better service and saves taxpayers money.</p>
The (Boise) Idaho Statesman
March 28, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>In an effort to bring a renaissance to its downtown, a city in Idaho has approved creation of a live-work district which encourages development of properties where people can both live and work. City officials are hoping to attract local business.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
March 22, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>At a recent ULI Conference, local and national experts discussed housing trends in fast-growing Boise Metro area, and urged developers to build more low-cost homes.</p>
The (Boise) Idaho Statesman
January 30, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>Funds have been approved to identify site selection for a multi-modal transit center in downtown Boise. The city is also pushing its public transit system to create fixed bus stops so that riders won't have to flag down buses to get a ride.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
January 28, 2007, 9am PST
<p>A Boise historian promotes walking as a way to get in touch with the city's history, and officials are hoping a walking education will help residents understand why planning is essential to managing the city's huge population growth.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
January 24, 2007, 8am PST
<p>Commissioners in Ada County, Idaho declare planner's private contract with adjacent county violated county ethics statute.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
January 20, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>Growth, education and jobs/wages/employment are the top concerns identified in public policy survey conducted recently by Boise State University's social science research center.</p>
BSU Social Science Research Center
November 2, 2006, 7am PST
<p>Idaho's Proposition 2 asks voters to decide whether the state should compensate property owners when land-use laws reduce their property values. The voters must also decide if they want their state to prohibit the use of eminent domain.</p>
Idaho Mountain Express
October 17, 2006, 8am PDT
<p>Property rights initiatives in four western states are hoping to draw in support from voters afraid of the spectre of eminent domain. But many see this as an inaccurate ploy.</p>
Grist
October 16, 2006, 8am PDT
<p>More than 20 master planned communities have been proposed in Idaho since 2000. And the trend of the increasing popularity of MPCs is spreading nationwide.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
October 13, 2006, 2pm PDT
<p>Report by Seattle-based Sightline Institute documents a growing backlash against "property rights" initiatives in Oregon communities deeply affected by Oregon's Measure 37 and implications for western states.</p>
Sightline Institute
October 11, 2006, 2pm PDT
<p>The Kelo decision spurs ballot measures to restrict eminent domain and "regulatory takings".</p>
The New York Times
September 15, 2006, 6am PDT
A series of articles and reports addressing growth in the Western United States, including Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Idaho and other states.
New West
September 7, 2006, 1pm PDT
An Idaho regional land use plan is on hold as members debate policy implementation.
The Idaho Statesman
September 2, 2006, 11am PDT
Boise's proposal for commuter light-rail chugs along.
The Boise Weekly
August 23, 2006, 11am PDT
The Aspen Lofts, a new condominium project planned for downtown Boise, is making use of what others would call wasted space.
The Idaho Statesman
August 21, 2006, 5am PDT
Activist and singer-songwriter Carole King urges Americans to oppose bills that give away public land for private development.
The Los Angeles Times