Communication and Public Awareness

News Releases

News releases regarding COMPASS are found here, with the most recent listed first.

December 16, 2013
Meridian, ID – The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) presented its fifth annual Leadership in Motion awards at a luncheon on Monday, December 16, 2013.

October 10, 2013
Meridian, ID – The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) has just released its annual report for fiscal year 2013, highlighting accomplishments from October 2012 through September 2013. The report is available online at www.compassidaho.org/people/annualreports.htm.

August 5, 2013
Meridian, ID – The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Leadership in Motion awards. Nominations can be submitted online at (Nominations for 2013 are CLOSED) and must be received by 3:00 pm, Thursday, September 26, 2013.

August 5, 2013
Meridian, ID – The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) is seeking comments on transportation projects and plans that will be implemented within one year, the next five years, and the next 25 years. Comment by September 4, 2013, to share your views.

July 11, 2013
Meridian, ID – The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) received a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award for its Communities in Motion 2040 Vision at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, CA, on July 10, 2013. This award acknowleges vision, leadership, hard work, and innovative use of Esri's geographic information system (GIS) technology.

June 11, 2013
Meridian, ID – The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) is pleased to welcome Mr. Mark Fenton as the fourth speaker in the COMPASS 2013 education series on June 17 and 18, 2013.

May 15, 2013
Meridian, ID – The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) welcomes Mr. David Shabazian, Sacramento Area Council of Governments, to the Treasure Valley as the third speaker in its 2013 education series on May 20 and 21, 2013.

April 10, 2013
Meridian, ID – The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) is pleased to announce the release of the Communities in Motion 2040 Vision – a depiction of Ada and Canyon Counties in the year 2040. The vision will be used as the basis for Communities in Motion 2040, the next regional long–range transportation plan for the two–county area.

March 13, 2013
Meridian, ID – The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) welcomes Mr. Jim Evanoff, Yellowstone National Park (retired), as the second speaker in its 2013 education series on March 18 and 19, 2013.

February 22, 2013
Meridian, ID – What do you think life in the Treasure Valley will be like in the year 2040? The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho, or COMPASS, challenged local teens to ponder that question, then create videos that depict their answers in the Picture This! Treasure Valley 2040 video contest.




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