Traffic & Transportation

Traffic & Transportation

Here's how to stay safe around a snow plow this winter

Winter driving conditions are tough for anyone, especially snow plow drivers. The Idaho Transportation Department has these tips for coexisting with snow plows while you're on the road this winter.

Traffic & Transportation

Ride the new Boise River Greenbelt paths near Bronco Stadium

Boise's Broadway Bridge officially reopened Friday. The ceremony was timed to follow last-minute finishes on the bridge and ended with dignitaries pulling barriers and opening the project up to traffic. The bridge has three lanes in each direction; bicycle lanes on each side of the bridge; 10-foot wide sidewalks; and north and south Boise River Greenbelt paths.

Traffic & Transportation

Take the first spin across Boise's new Broadway Bridge

Boise's Broadway Bridge officially reopened Friday. The ceremony was timed to follow last-minute finishes on the bridge and ended with dignitaries pulling barriers and opening the project up to traffic. By 1 p.m., the bridge will be fully open with three lanes in each direction across the structure; bicycle lanes on each side of the bridge; 10-foot wide sidewalks on each side of the bridge; north and south Greenbelt paths; all lanes of University Drive, Myrtle and Front Streets.

Traffic & Transportation

Broadway Bridge reopens on schedule

The new and improved Broadway Bridge opened Friday Sept. 9, 2016 a day before Boise State's home opener football game. The $20-million project widened traffic to three lanes in both directions, better lighting and 10-foot sidewalks on either side and improved greenbelt corridors on both sides of the Boise River.

Watchdog

Can Uber-style rides work for Medicaid patients in Idaho?

Veyo, a tech startup based in San Diego, just began a $70 million three-year contract with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare to provide nonemergency medical transportation to Medicaid patients. Drivers say Veyo’s payment rates and an Uber-style system are worrisome. Officials with Idaho and Veyo say the new model will be more efficient and cost-effective while paying drivers more.

Traffic & Transportation

Check out the progress on the new Broadway Bridge

Crews have completed the foundation of the new Broadway Bridge and are building the deck. Construction of the bridge and road improvements to Broadway Avenue will continue through the summer. This video from the Idaho Transportation Department explains the effects construction will have on traffic, the Greenbelt and river floating.

Videos

Here's how to stay safe around a snow plow this winter

Winter driving conditions are tough for anyone, especially snow plow drivers. The Idaho Transportation Department has these tips for coexisting with snow plows while you're on the road this winter.
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Here's how to stay safe around a snow plow this winter 2:13

Here's how to stay safe around a snow plow this winter

Broadway Bridge reopens on schedule 2:55

Broadway Bridge reopens on schedule

Ride the new Boise River Greenbelt paths near Bronco Stadium 1:16

Ride the new Boise River Greenbelt paths near Bronco Stadium

Take the first spin across Boise's new Broadway Bridge 1:00

Take the first spin across Boise's new Broadway Bridge