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>
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>
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>
January 24, 2007, 8am PST
<p>Commissioners in Ada County, Idaho declare planner's private contract with adjacent county violated county ethics statute.</p>
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>
September 7, 2006, 1pm PDT
An Idaho regional land use plan is on hold as members debate policy implementation.
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.
August 19, 2006, 5am PDT
The public's reaction was mixed when the first parking meters in downtown Boise, Idaho, in 1940.
August 17, 2006, 3am PDT
Boise meets Seattle Mayor's Challenge to take local action on global warming.
August 15, 2006, 9am PDT
A half-cent sales tax for transit is proposed for the Idaho capital.
August 12, 2006, 12pm PDT
Idaho Rep. Gov. Risch reversed his predecessor's position on allowing new coal plants to be built in Idaho by opting out of a federal mercury emissions trading program. By doing so, the state has shown bi-partisan opposition to coal power plants.
August 1, 2006, 12pm PDT
Controversial Boise convention center plans face location and financing hurdles.
July 14, 2006, 12pm PDT
The Banner Bank Building expected to join the handful of buildings worldwide that have received a Platinum LEED award from U.S. Green Building Council.
April 26, 2006, 6am PDT
The Idaho Statesman presents an editorial outlining a four step roadmap to obtain necessary public transit funding from a reluctant legislature.
March 27, 2006, 10am PST
Traffic congestion is the "greatest challenge" for Meridian, Idaho, the growth of which has brought positive changes as well.
March 7, 2006, 10am PST
A developer finds an innovative space solution to create Boise's fourth tallest building.
January 21, 2006, 5am PST
Boise, Idaho, is no longer the center of population in Treasure Valley, as density shifts west to Meridian.
January 6, 2006, 5am PST
Idaho's Treasure Valley single-family home sales and dollar value break records.
December 20, 2005, 12pm PST
The acclaimed Boise River Greenbelt will connect parks, downtown, neighborhoods and surrounding cities. Greenbelt advocates plan for exapansion of popular recreation amentities.
December 20, 2005, 6am PST
In this Idaho college town, they can't build downtown condos for the mature market fast enough.