Idaho Transportation Board
GARVEE, public transit funding and safety accomplishments headline Idaho Transportation Board tour Sept. 16 in Rigby
Approval of public-transportation project funding, review of the GARVEE transportation program and recognition of three counties in eastern Idaho with zero fatalities on the roads last year will be the focus of the Idaho Transportation Board’s Sept. 16 meeting in Rigby.
ITD From the Vault: Somber statistics '77
Fatalities from highway crashes easily outpace the casualties of war, but generally come to us without the accompanying headlines.
Office of Highway Safety
OHS partners in launching Drive Safe Mode app to combat distracted driving
Turns out, mobile phones can actually be instruments of improved highway safety. Well, not the phones themselves so much as the app that can be downloaded to negate them.
Port of Entry
Equipment at N. Idaho port of entry improves trucker efficiency
New equipment at the Huetter Port of Entry will allow truck drivers to continue on their journeys without having to stop at the port.
Office of Highway Safety
Keeping young ones safe is goal of Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 13-19
Keeping children safe on the road means putting them in the right safety restraint at the right age. That’s the message from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) during National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 13–19.
Encore (09-04-15): Idaho scores top spot as best place for drivers nationwide
Idaho is ranked number one as the best place for drivers, according to recent analysis conducted by the website Bankrate.com. Gem State drivers spend less on their driving than all other drivers nationwide.
Encore (09-04-15): Headquarters employees take initiative to increase creative culture
Six foundational keywords exemplify the Idaho Transportation Department’s efforts to enhance its culture – Results, Respect, Development, Support, Teamwork and Accountability. Each word is the focus of an individual workshop designed to help employees better relate to key components of ITD’s evolving constructive culture, explained Kristina Zahnter-Yocom.
Encore (09-11-15): Blackfoot business thank ITD for paving
Businesses in Blackfoot have let ITD know how they feel about the recently completed paving project through town – the first warrantied paving project in the state. The project began around Aug. 10 and wrapped up Aug. 27. As you can tell from the sign, the speed and quality of the work has been noted.
Encore (09-04-15): ITD Vault 23 Years Ago (Dec. 1992/Jan. 1993): Wounded owls and hawks find a friend in Monte Tish
About a year and a half ago, Monte Tish and a friend were out hunting when they spotted a Sandhill Crane struggling on the ground not too far out in front of them. Monte and his hunting partner decided to go on hunting, and return to help the bird once they were done. But when they came back later, it was too late.