Advisory Boards and Committees
In order to make wise decisions that truly represent the needs of Idahoans, the
transportation department relies heavily on the expertise of advisory boards and professional organizations. The
following groups meet regularly and make recommendations to ITD staff and the Idaho Transportation Board.
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Advisory Board The five-member Aeronautics Advisory Board advises the
transportation department staff and the Idaho Transportation
Board on aviation issues. Members of the Aeronautics Advisory
Board are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Idaho
Senate to serve staggered three-year terms. The members represent
one of five geographic regions of the state. No more than two
members may be of the same political party.
Automobile Dealers Advisory Board
The Idaho Automobile Dealers Advisory Board advises the
transportation department in administering and enforcing the
Motor Vehicle Dealer and Salesman Licensing Act. The governor
appoints seven members for three-year terms.
Traffic Safety Commission The Idaho Traffic Safety Commission reviews traffic safety issues, promotes local and state cooperation, recommends programs
for federal aid and supports accident prevention. The commission
consists of 15 members including the chairs of the Idaho Senate
Transportation Committee and the House Transportation and Defense
Transportation Advisory Council The Public Transportation Advisory Council advises the Idaho
Transportation Board on public transportation issues. It is
comprised of six members appointed by the Idaho Transportation
Board. Members are appointed for staggered, three-year terms.
Transportation Interagency Working Group
The Public Transportation Interagency Working Group assists
the transportation department in analyzing public transportation
needs, identifies areas for coordination and develops strategies
for eliminating procedural and regulatory barriers.
Scenic Byway Advisory Committee This 15-member committee advises the transportation board about scenic byway issues, including scenic byway eligibility, establishment and support. Members represent federal, state and tourism interest. There is no fixed term for members or restrictions on the number of members. The committee meets four times annually in Boise.
Transfer Center Advisory Committee
With the completion of the highway needs study and the
dissolution of the Local Highway Needs Assessment Council
(LHNAC), the Technology Transfer Center Advisory Committee was
created. The members will help guide and direct the policies and
activities of the Idaho Technology Transfer Center.
Trucking Advisory Council The seven-member council recommends highway improvements and advises the board on laws and rules that affect Idaho trucking operations and safety issues.