Coming Soon: Better Buses in Boise, Idaho: Episode 77

(or listen on YouTube)

Today, we're returning to the transit-challenged hometown of Host #1, Boise, Idaho. Just why is it so hard for them to succeed where other red state capitals have, and what's their path forward? All this, after The News.

Follow along with the before and after maps of the VRT bus system:




References & notes

  1. [1] BoiseDev: Caldwell decides not to fund added VRT bus route
  2. [2] BoiseDev: McLean not high on rail dream for Downtown Boise circulator
  3. [3] COMPASS: Treasure Valley High Capacity Transit Study, 2020 Update
  4. [4] Valley Regional Transit: Better Bus 2024
  5. [5] Valley Regional Transit: Redesigned bus route map
  6. [6] Valley Regional Transit: May 2023 system map
  7. [7] FTA: Valley Regional Transit 2022 Annual Agency Profile
  8. [8] Mass Transit: PA: Multiyear $150M light rail upgrades begin this week