ITD presents at Lewiston High School April 12 on career options
Careers with the Idaho Transportation Department took center stage at Lewiston High School April 12 as several employees from ITD’s District 2 office presented during the school’s “career awareness hour” put on through the Idaho Department of Labor.
Idaho Transportation Board
STIP workshop will lead transportation board return to Boise for April meeting
Following a visit to District 2 in north-central Idaho in March, the Idaho Transportation Board will return to ITD Headquarters in Boise for its April meeting. On April 27, the board will have a workshop to update the 2017-21 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. At the business meeting, April 28, staff will request approval of the mid-year programming plan to advance projects.
Annual Idaho Byways Advisory Committee meeting set for May 5 in Moscow
Idaho Byways, Idaho Transportation Department updates and the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway extension will lead discussion when the Idaho Byways Advisory Council (IBAC) meets Thursday, May 5. The meeting is open to the public and will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Centennial Room at the Best Western University Inn, 1516 Pullman Rd., in Moscow.
On Earth Day: A new video and state DOT green initiatives demonstrate sustainability, stewardship
Every day is Earth Day for transportation departments working to support the environmental, mobility and economic needs of the communities they serve. "Earth Day is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate how states are taking a wide-ranging approach to responsible environmental stewardship," said Bud Wright, AASHTO executive director.
From the ITD Vault: Commission for the Blind serves Idaho rest areas
Hunger and thirst may have been a problem for pioneers coming west on the Oregon Trail. But that problem doesn't exist not so for travelers on the state's highways.
ITD resilience, response highlighted in Idaho magazine
The resilience and response of the Idaho Transportation Department and its employees was highlighted in the April issue of Idaho magazine.
Excellence in Transportation Awards
Deadline is Monday at 4 p.m. to submit entries in this year's Excellence in Transportation Awards
Celebrate your projects by entering them in this year's Excellence in Transportation Awards contest. The event is sponsored annually by the Idaho Transportation Department to recognize outstanding initiatives in developing, planning and implementing transportation projects throughout Idaho.
Encore (04-15-16): Jacobsen, already the record-holder at 57 years of state service, shoots for 60…and beyond
Where were you in 1959? Some of us were still a gleam in a parent's eyes, some were young kids or teenagers, and very few had any sort of meaningful job. But Terry Jacobsen was already on the clock with ITD. Fifty-seven years later, he's still on the clock, working toward a Diamond anniversary. That's right — he's going for 60.
Encore (04-15-16): Awards ceremony April 28 will honor Headquarters’ employees
Making the Idaho Transportation Department a leading agency in Idaho and the U.S. requires the talent and commitment of many people. Their hard work has contributed immensely to ITD’s success in providing safety, mobility and economic opportunity to the citizens of Idaho. Service awards are one way that ITD employees are recognized for dedicated efforts.
Encore (04-15-16): It's spring — roadways statewide available for adoption as roadside litter cleanup time arrives
While each political election cycle and scores of new businesses inundate us daily with new slogans, a familiar phrase perfectly describes this time of year on Idaho highways – “Idaho Is Too Great To Litter.” The 1990 campaign is still active and appealing to volunteer groups throughout Idaho. And more volunteers are needed.