Innovation Stewards from ITD and UDOT conduct groundbreaking peer exchange
In mid-February, when the rest of the world was focused on Valentines Day, ITD's innovation stewards met in Pocatello to show a little love to a group from Utah developing an innovation steward effort inspired by Innovate ITD.
Employee help needed for "ideal" culture survey
First of all, I wanted to thank you for what you've already done in regard to the culture survey. About 85% of you participated in the first part, last week. I am asking you to engage one more time. Your opinion will help shape the ITD workforce and workplace of tomorrow.
Shoshone East Mtce Crew experiments with post puller
Motorists and snow plow drivers alike rely on delineators to give guidance as to where road shoulders end. This is particularly crucial in winter months when roadways are covered in snow. Although it feels like spring in many parts of the state, defining roadway shoulders is still a needed service.
Employee Profile: Joel Holverson, Inkom Port of Entry Inspector
Joel Holverson, a Port of Entry Inspector at the Inkom Port of Entry in District 5, was born in Pocatello and lived there all his life. Prior to joining ITD, Joel worked as an armored guard, transporting money to banks and servicing ATMs.
New signal feature at Eagle and Ustick designed to improve safety
There’s a new safety feature on two signals along busy Eagle Road in Boise that’s sure to grab your attention: LED signs that light up to display a “no right turn” message.
ITD turns popular lakeside road in CDA over to locals
Last week, the ITD board approved an agreement to transfer Coeur d’Alene Lake Drive to local jurisdictions, improving service for its users and resolving an operations issue that has persisted for years.
Starting in April, license renewal notices will feature information about Star Card – Idaho's REAL ID
Driver's license renewal notices will soon be taking the form of a postcard and feature information about how to get the Star Card – Idaho's REAL ID.
Computer upgrades start in August
With Windows 7 reaching the end of its life later this year, this fall the department will begin upgrading all 2,700 PCs to Windows 10 and Office 2016. The Windows 10/Office 2016 migration will begin in August 2018, and will roll out over the following 12 months.
Idaho Transportation Board
Public Transportation funding and discussion of special plate highlights March Board meeting
Funding of various public transportation and details of the North American license plate program highlighted the March 15 meeting of the Idaho Transportation Board.
Construction at State Street/36th Street Veterans Memorial Parkway Intersection
The Ada County Highway District is rebuilding the intersection of State Street, Veterans Memorial Parkway and 36th Street just west of the ITD Headquarters complex in Boise. Construction is expected to be complete this fall.