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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

ITD Director Not Required To Have Background In Transportation

Who do you think the next director of the Idaho Transportation Department will be? Maybe a traffic engineer or transportation planner? Or how about a sanitation worker or lion trainer? It could happen, according to the Idaho Transportation Board, as long as the person chosen has all the other required skills, including leadership skills, business acumen, political skills and “a minimum of five years of senior executive level management experience.

Here's an article from the Spokesman's 'Eye On Boise' blog about how the search for a ITD Director may consider applicants who don't have a transportation background.

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Kootenai Metropolitan Planning Organization (KMPO) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Kootenai County, Idaho. Federal law requires urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people to have an MPO. KMPO was formed in 2003, to provide coordinated transportation planning within Kootenai county for the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and the Coeur d'Alene tribe.

KMPO's Board of Directors oversees KMPO for Kootenai County, ID. KMPO's Executive Director and Staff are responsible for day-to-day operational and administrative needs.