While the role of “transportation” is to move both people and goods, in the past, most transportation planning efforts in the Treasure Valley have focused on the movement of people.
COMPASS is changing that. Being able to safely and efficiently move goods – freight – through the valley allows the region to support everything from home deliveries to global connections.
But, where to start? To build a foundation for freight planning, COMPASS began by gathering information about freight users, needs, issues, and more.
Hover over the flip boxes below to see what we studied and what we learned.
What we know:
How freight has been incorporated into planning: