Proposed Intercity Service from Bonners Ferry to Boise Needs Input from Idahoans

21-May-2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Heather Wheeler

Executive Director, Community Transportation Association of Idaho (CTAI)

(208) 344-2354 | hmwheeler@ctai.org | www.ctai.org

 

Proposed Intercity Service from Bonners Ferry to Boise Needs Input from Idahoans

CTAI Partners with Idaho Transportation Department to Gather Public Comment

 

Boise, Idaho, 05/21/2012 — The Idaho Transportation Department – Division of Transportation Performance has partnered with the Community Transportation Association of Idaho’s (CTAI) to gather public input on a proposed intercity transit route from Bonners Ferry to Boise, for 2013 service.

“We are soliciting comments regarding intercity bus services from Bonner’s Ferry south to Boise, to ensure that the services provided along this corridor meet the needs of its riders and the communities through which service will be provided,” said Heather Wheeler, CTAI Executive Director.

CTAI is a statewide non-profit membership organization that advocates for and empowers individuals and communities to develop transportation systems they need for economic vitality and quality of life. CTAI works to provide people in Idaho the freedom to choose from a variety of connected, convenient, and cost-effective transportation options – including park and rides, car and van pools, bike and walking paths, shuttles, and improved public transportation options. This public comment period is an opportunity for Idahoans along that corridor to provide their thoughts about costs, scheduling, stops, comfort, safety, or anything else important to inter-city bus service.  

Public Open Houses to be Held in…

  1. May 21, 4:30pm-6:30pm MT, Greyhound Lines 1212 W Bannock St, Boise, ID
  2. May 22, 4:30pm-6:30pm MT, McCall City Hall 216 E Park St, McCall, ID
  3. May 23, 4:30pm-6:30pm PT, Moscow City Hall Council Chambers 206 E 3rd Street, Moscow
  4. May 24,  4:30pm-6:30pm PT, ITD District Office 600 W. Prairie, Coeur d’Alene, 83815
  5. May 25, 12pm – 2pm PT, Transportation Information Office 202 N. Second Ave. Suite B, Sandpoint, ID

 

Idahoans who are unable to attend the public comment meetings can provide their feedback online until May 31st at: http://i-way.org/announcements/intercity-route-workshop-bonners-ferry-to-boise

 For more information from CTAI contact Heather Wheeler, Executive Director, at 208.344.2354.

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The Community Transportation Association of Idaho is the statewide membership association that advocates for and empowers individuals and communities to develop transportation systems they need for economic vitality and quality of life. CTAI administers I-way.org, IdahoRideshare.org, and several other programs for the benefit of improved transportation in Idaho.


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