Headed for McCall? ITD issues ‘advisory,’ warns of slow going this weekend

The Idaho Department of Transportation issued a travel advisory for Highway 55 this weekend.  People planning on traveling on Highway 55 from Horseshoe Bend to McCall this weekend should expect high traffic volumes because of the weather and holidays, Juneteenth and Father’s Day. [Road construction season: Another project will slow that trip to McCall] On … Read more

‘Game-changer:’ ACHD will separate bike lanes on arterial roads moving forward

For cyclists, the daily commute or casual rides around the county will be safer, soon.The Ada County Highway District says it will make a key change to keep drivers and cyclists apart. ACHD will revamp how it approaches bike lanes on so-called “arterial” roadways – building separate pathways, detached bike lanes or detached bike lanes … Read more

New flights from Boise to north end of Seattle area finally set to start

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting the Boise area, we told you about a plan to add a flight from Boise to a secondary airport in the Seattle metro area. But the flights never took off amidst a slow year of air travel. Now, Alaska Airlines says it will finally get the flight back … Read more

Power up: Idaho Power preparing for increased electric vehicle usage

The vast majority of Americans gas up their cars at the local gas station right now, but that will likely change in the coming decades. Electric cars, like Tesla and the Nissan Leaf, are slowly growing in popularity across the country. These new vehicles cost less to drive per mile than traditional fossil fuel-powered vehicles … Read more

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