Communication and Public Awareness

News Releases

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

December 15, 2014
COMPASS Announces 2014 Leadership in Motion Award Winners

November 18, 2014
COMPASS Strives to Elevate the Conversation about Transportation Funding Issues

November 12, 2014
COMPASS Hires New Director of Planning

October 20, 2014
COMPASS Board Approves Five-Year Transportation Budget, which includes $13,350,000 for Interstate-84 Maintenance from Franklin Boulevard to Franklin Road in Canyon County

October 13, 2014
Meridian, ID. Got Data? COMPASS unveils new online data dashboard, a tool to help Treasure Valley residents view their neighborhoods, their region, and the issues they care about in a whole new light.

September 24, 2014
Meridian, ID. The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) has been named a Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists, joining more than 800 other businesses and public agencies from across the country who have received this designation.

September 19, 2014
Meridian, ID. The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) is seeking public comment on a revised list of transportation projects in Ada and Canyon Counties budgeted for fiscal years 2015 – 2019. The projects are funded with federal transportation dollars and/or are considered “regionally significant.

September 15, 2014
Meridian, ID. Carl Miller, Principal Planner with the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) has recently earned the credential of American Planning Association (APA) Certified Transportation Planner, the first to earn this credential in Idaho and one of only 58 worldwide. The certification recognizes an individual’s in-depth knowledge, experience, and leadership skills in transportation planning.

August 11, 2014
Meridian, ID. The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) is seeking comments on transportation projects, plans, and reports that will shape our transportation system over the next five years.

August 5, 2014
Meridian, ID. The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) is seeking nominations for its 2014 Leadership in Motion awards. Nominations can be submitted online at www.compassidaho.org/comm/nominations.htm and must be received by 3:00 pm, Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

July 22, 2014
Meridian, ID. On Monday, July 21, 2014, the COMPASS Board of Directors adopted Communites in Motion 2040 - the updated regional long-range transportation plan for Ada and Canyon Counties.

May 1, 2014
Meridian, ID. The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) welcomes Mr. Randy Knapick on Thursday, May 8, 2014, as part of its 2014 education series. Mr. Knapick will discuss how technology can be used to create a safer, smarter, and more reliable transportation network in the Treasure Valley.

March 10, 2014
Meridian, ID. The public is invited to join COMPASS at any of a series of “virtual” (online) or live open houses to learn about Communities in Motion 2040, the draft regional long-range transportation plan for Ada and Canyon Counties, and to submit comments on the draft plan.

March 3, 2014
Meridian, ID. How will you – and the other 1 million people forecast to live in Ada and Canyon Counties by the year 2040 – get from “here” to “there” in the future? The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) has been working on a plan to answer that question and is looking for your feedback.

February 3, 2014
Meridian, ID – The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) welcomes Mr. Chandler Duncan on Thursday, February 6, 2014, as part of its 2014 education series. Mr. Duncan will discuss how investments in our transportation system affect us all.




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