Freeman regains state Roadeo crown, returns to winner's circle 10 years after last triumph
After a decade away from the top spot, Robin Freeman is again the top equipment operator in Idaho with his title at the 2017 ITD Equipment Roadeo held Tuesday (June 13) at the Athol maintenance shed in District 1. Freeman, the Council Maintenance Foreman out of D3, held off two-time defending champion Trent Maupin of D6 to regain the title.
Schroeder selected to head up next GARVEE program
Amy Schroeder, manager of the recent award-winning, $857 million Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle (GARVEE) Program, will return to lead the next round of GARVEE bonding approved by the Idaho Legislature during their recent 2017 session.
Application period now open for ITD's 2017 Leadership Summit
Idaho Transportation Department’s Senior Leadership Team is excited to announce the department is now taking applications for ITD’s 2017 Leadership Summit. The 2017 Summit will be a “Rapid Innovation Event” — the next step in ITD’s journey to becoming the best by continually developing employees and innovating business practices.
Idaho Pollinator Week celebrates essential partnership for farmers and ranchers
Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter will officially proclaim June 19-24 as Idaho Pollinator Week. Several ITD districts will have events during the week to promote awareness of pollinators and pollinator habitats. The week celebrates pollinators and spreads the word about what you can do to protect them.
Department embraces Visual Management Boards to see the path to better project management
In the transportation business, we help the driving public along roadways through visual management with signs and signals. So why wouldn't we want to use a similar process for internal communication in our own organization? Now we are.
Idaho Transportation Board
Budget, ITIP, Highway Safety, legislative ideas highlight upcoming June board meeting
Review of the draft budget request and Idaho Transportation Investment Program, adoption of next year’s highway safety plan, and discussion of possible legislation will highlight the monthly meeting of the Idaho Transportation Board June 20-22 in Boise at the ITD District 3 Office, 8150 Chinden Boulevard.
Freeman rises to the top again in D3 roadeo, wins district title for 11th time
In southwest Idaho, transportation techs and foreman met in Garden Valley to hone their abilities behind the wheel of both a snowplow and loader, successfully completing an obstacle course, while meeting and exceeding safety requirements of the job.