United We Fight, United We Win charitable giving kicks into high gear for Oct. 1–31 campaign
As this year's State Employees' Charitable Giving Campaign gets underway, a "Loose Change Fundraiser" is ready to be launched. Starting Monday, October 2, several donation jars will be stationed around the ITD Headquarters complex and District 3 to collect your loose change. All change collected will be donated to United Way of Treasure Valley.
Department Honors - District 6
Doubling Down on Thornton: Eastern Idaho project wins President's and People's Choice awards, plus $10k for Cystic Fibrosis
The Idaho Transportation Department Thornton Interchange project won the America's Transportation “People’s Choice” vote Sept. 27, along with a President's Award from a national transportation industry group.
Office of Highway Safety
Tomorrow's leaders seen today at youth safety summit
They are tomorrow’s leaders, but teens can make a difference today. That’s the message from the Office of Highway Safety as they took part in the Treasure Valley Youth Safety Summit in Meridian on Friday (Sept. 22)
Innovation - Division of Aeronautics
ADS-B receivers in remote areas increase chance of survival
ITD's Division of Aeronautics is continually looking for new advances and innovations to help move the safety needle. So about a year ago, several employees began testing ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) receivers from their homes, simulating some issues of remote access that a backcountry pilot would face in his or her own flight.
Innovation - District 3
D3 develops lighting for emergency flagging
In District 3, crews have come up with a way to perform traffic control in emergency situations, while also ensuring the safety of nearby motorists.
Idaho Transportation Board
Eclipse, motorcycle safety and DMV priorities discussed by Idaho Transportation Board in Shoshone
The September meeting in Shoshone of the Idaho Transportation Board included a discussion of motorcycle safety, a recap of the department’s role in the Great American Eclipse, and a review of DMV priorities.