Life-saving transplant stories featured at Donate Life February 8 event
Most people would say one person can’t change the world, but as the Donate Life event at ITD headquarters Feb. 8 proved, organ donation can change the world for one person. The impact of one selfless act can save a life or drastically improve it for multitudes, one family at a time.
Senior Leadership Team
ITD senior leadership embraces new approach to communication
The Idaho Transportation Department is a place for innovation - the department takes a great deal of pride in embracing new efficiencies and innovations in an effort to provide Idahoans with the country’s best transportation department. Sometimes communicating those innovations and initiatives to more than 1,600 employees across the state can be a daunting task.
District 2 makes recruiting appearance at University of Idaho career fair
Outreach to the public is central to the Idaho Transportation Department’s vision, to attract the young engineers and other people that help propel the department into the future. District 2’s recent outreach at the University of Idaho’s Career Fair Feb. 8 in Moscow, spearheaded by Janet Zarate, Kerby Kirkham and Joe Schacher, is just the latest example.
Idaho Transportation Board
Project advancement/delay and agency’s new website will highlight February board meeting
The department’s new website and the advancement or delay of projects will highlight the February 22 meeting of the Idaho Transportation Board at ITD Headquarters at 3311 W. State Street in Boise.
Greenbelt addition wins Engineering Excellence Award
A project that added a new section to the Boise River Greenbelt recently received an Engineering Excellence award from the Idaho Association of Engineering Companies. ITD collaborated with Keller Associates, Boise City, COMPASS and Ada County Highway District on the $3.7 million project.
Office of Highway Safety
Millennial drivers are highway hazards, survey shows
Millennial drivers are the worst. That’s not just their elders talking. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found 88% of drivers 19- to 24-years-old acknowledged engaging in risky behavior such as texting while driving, running red lights or speeding during the previous month, according to a report released Wednesday.