Idaho

January 2, 2009, 1pm PST
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.'
The Idaho Statesman
August 28, 2008, 10am PDT
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?
The Boise Weekly
August 15, 2008, 10am PDT
Boise considers resurrecting their streetcar system after an 80 year absence.
The Boise Weekly
June 10, 2008, 7am PDT
<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>
The Idaho Statesman
April 23, 2008, 9am PDT
<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>
The Idaho Statesman
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>
Governing
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