Stakeholders

The Regional ITS Architecture resulted from the consensus input of a diverse set of stakeholders, encompassing traffic, transit, public safety, and many other operating agencies at local, state, and national levels. It includes both public and private sectors and spans the organizations that manage, support, or are impacted by the surface transportation system, with particular focus on agencies that operate transportation systems in the region.

StakeholderDescription
Ada County Highway DistrictThe Ada County Highway District (ACHD) is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of county roads, as well as coordinating with other transportation agencies in the region. The district includes Boise, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, Star and unincorporated areas of Ada County.
Archived Data UsersEnd-user of archived data, including engineers, planners, and stakeholders of public and private entities, along with travelers.
Boise AirportAirport authority responsible for operations, construction, and maintenance at the Boise Airport (Gowen Field)
Boise State UniversityLocal state university, responsible for traffic operations and parking management on the university, and coordinates with other agencies in the region for event planning and operations (e.g. football games).
Canyon CountyCanyon County governmental authority, responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of county facilities, and coordinates with other agencies on regional transportation issues. Portions of Nampa Highway District No. 1 and Canyon Highway District No. 4 are located in the Treasure Valley urban area.
Capital City Development CorporationCapital City Development Corporation (CCDC) is the redevelopment agency for downtown Boise. It is an independent public agency that serves as a catalyst for quality private development through urban design, economic development and infrastructure investment.
City of BoiseBoise governmental authority, responsible for parking management. Coordinates with other agencies on regional transportation issues.
City of CaldwellCaldwell governmental authority, responsible for arterial traffic management, incident/emergency management, road weather and maintenance operations, and traveler information. Coordinates with other agencies on regional transportation issues.
City of EagleEagle governmental authority that coordinates with other agencies on regional transportation issues.
City of Garden CityGarden City governmental authority that coordinates with other agencies on regional transportation issues.
City of KunaKuna governmental authority that coordinates with other agencies on regional transportation issues.
City of MeridianMeridian governmental authority that coordinates with other agencies on regional transportation issues.
City of MiddletonMiddleton governmental authority that coordinates with other agencies on regional transportation issues.
City of NampaNampa governmental authority, responsible for arterial traffic management, incident/emergency management, road weather and maintenance operations, and traveler information. Coordinates with other agencies on regional transportation issues.
City of StarStar governmental authority that coordinates with other agencies on regional transportation issues.
Community Planning AssociationThe Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) is the planning organization for future transportation needs in the Treasure Valley
County and Municipal Maintenance and ConstructionThis stakeholder includes the maintenance and construction departments for Ada County, Canyon County, and the cities of Boise, Caldwell, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, Middleton, Nampa, and Star.
County and Municipal Public Safety DepartmentsThis stakeholder represents all county and municipal public safety agencies responsible for law enforcement, fire, and EMS services in the Treasure Valley. This includes, but is not limited to, North Ada County Fire and Rescue District, Ada County Sheriff's Office, Canyon County Fire Districts, Canyon County Sheriff's Office, North, Boise Fire Department, Boise Police Department, Caldwell Fire Department, Caldwell Police Department, Eagle Fire Department, Eagle Police Department, Kuna Police Department, Kuna Rural Fire District, Meridian Fire Department, Meridian Police Department, Middleton Rural Fire District, Nampa Fire Department, Nampa Police Department, and Star Fire District.
County and Municipal Traveler InformationThis stakeholder includes all county and municipal transportation agencies that provide traveler information. This includes Ada County Highway District, Canyon County, and the cities of Boise, Caldwell, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, Middleton, Nampa, and Star.
Federal Highway AdministrationAlthough the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) does not have any associated inventory elements, they review the regional ITS architecture for compliance with national ITS architecture standards and eligibility for highway trust funds. They are also a member of the regional memorandum of agreement for coordinated planning of ITS in the region.
Financial InstitutionBanks involved in the transfer of funds for fare collection as well as for other fee based transportation services.
Idaho Bureau of Homeland SecurityFacilitates emergency management in Idaho
Idaho Department of Health and WelfareProvides services to residents of Idaho to promote health and safety, including freeway/arterial traffic management, incident/emergency management, road weather and maintenance operations and traveler information.
Idaho State PoliceStatewide law enforcement agency responsible for state response to emergencies, and coordinates with other agencies for traffic control and management and incident response and management.
Idaho Statewide Interoperability Executive Council and Idaho District 3 Interoperability Governance Board (DIGB3)Creates centralized interoperable communications planning and implementation at a statewide and district level.
Idaho Transportation Department - District 3District 3 of Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) covers the Treasure Valley region and is responsible for the maintenance, operation and construction of state and federal highways in the region, as well as coordinating with other transportation agencies in the region.
Idaho Transportation Department - Division of Transportation PerformanceComprised of public transportation and transportation planning
Idaho Transportation Department - HeadquartersStatewide agency responsible for the operation, construction and maintenance of state and federal highways, as well as coordinating with other agencies in the Treasure Valley region.
Mayday Service ProvidersMayday service providers (e.g. GM's OnStar, ATX, AAA, RESCU) provide traveler assistance through an interface in personal vehicles.
MediaThis stakeholder includes commercial media companies who disseminate traveler information to the public.
National Weather ServiceNational Weather Service (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) that collects, stores, and disseminates weather condition information to their website, regional communications centers, ITD, counties, and cities in Idaho.
Oregon Department of TransportationThe Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) stakeholder includes all divisions (except Motor Carrier), regions, and districts within ODOT involved with ITS. ODOT Region 5 is located adjacent to Idaho.
Other Event ManagersIncludes special event promoters that have knowledge of events that may impact travel on roadways or other modal means. Examples of special events include sporting events, conventions, fairs, motorcades/parades, and public/political events. These promoters provide event information such as date, time, estimated duration, location, potential roadway impacts, event transit service, and any other information pertinent to travel in the surrounding area.
Other Public Transportation ProvidersIncludes all public agencies that provide transit services (except for Treasure Valley Transit and Valley Regional Transit). They provide fixed-route and demand response services.
Private Transportation ProvidersThis stakeholder includes commercial companies that provide transit routes interregionally and interstate, such as Greyhound Bus Service, Sun Valley Express, Northwestern Stage Lines, Salt Lake Express, and Amtrak.
Private UtilitiesThis stakeholder is included because traffic impacts resulting from utility maintenance and construction need to be coordinated with regional transportation management agencies.
Regional Emergency ManagementResponsible for emergency management and coordination in the event of a disaster, including mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. Key agencies include Ada City-County Emergency Management (ACCEM), Canyon County Office of Emergency Management (CCOEM), and municipal emergency management departments (eg. Boise, Meridian, Nampa, and Caldwell).
Regional Radio Communications Consortium 
Third-Party Transportation Data ProvidersPrivate companies that collect transportation data (eg. vehicle/cell phone probe data)
Third-Party Transportation Information Service ProvidersPrivate companies that provide transportation information to travelers
TravelersTravelers, also called customers, are the general end-user of ITS. This includes vehicular drivers, vehicular passengers, transit users, bicyclists, pedestrians, and any other forms of transportation users.
Treasure Valley Fare Management AgenciesThis group includes agencies that will likely be involved with the regional fare payment system.
Treasure Valley TransitTreasure Valley Transit (TVT) provides Medicaid transportation for the eight rural counties in ITD District 3 and operates Mountain Community Transit, Mountain Home Community Transit, and Snake River Transit.
Treasure Valley Transit Management AgenciesThis group includes agencies involved with the GoRide System
Treasure Valley Transportation Management AgenciesThis group includes agencies that will likely interface with the regional virtual TMC
University of IdahoState University responsible for traffic operations and parking management on the university, and coordinates with other agencies in the region for event planning.
Valley Regional TransitValley Regional Transit (VRT) is the regional public transportation authority for Ada and Canyon counties. They provide transit service (ValleyRide) and manage operations.