of Idaho Cities supports increasing Idaho's transportation
Association of Idaho Cities is requesting the legislature
invest an additional $200 million annually to improve
and maintain the state's roads and bridges. The association
endorsed a resolution calling on the legislature to
raise the state's fuel tax, vehicle registration and
other fees to meet the growing demand on Idaho's transportation
First Lady Lori Otter supports Safe Routes to Schools
Opinion: For children, walking or riding
a bike, skateboard or scooter is an adventure. For parents
and teachers, it can help them encourage a child’s
creativity, health and overall happiness. As an educator,
I have observed that children who walk to school come
better prepared to learn and have fewer behavioral problems.
Safely walking to and from school can be a fun, social
experience for children.
reminds Fourth of July party-goers to designate a sober
reminds drivers that “buzzed” driving is drunk
driving and that Fourth of July party-goers need to designate
a sober driver or make alternate transportation plans
before holiday celebrations begin.
Nile Virus returns to Idaho
brings mosquitoes and yet another season of West Nile
Virus outbreaks for the state. The virus was recently
discovered in mosquito pools in southwest Idaho. Last
year, Idaho led the nation in WNV infections, with
approximately 1,000 people suffering from the effects
of the virus.
• A letter of appreciation
for District 6
• A letter of thanks to DMV
pages highlight ITD's revenue challenges
population growth in the state, increasing transportation
demands, soaring construction costs and shrinking revenue
projections are critical challenges facing ITD now and
in the coming years. Learn more about these challenges
and possible solutions by visiting the new Moving Idaho
link on the home page of the ITD Web site.
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