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We are giving away an annual membership to Boise GreenBike during Idaho Gives!

Idaho Gives, the annual online giving event to support nonprofits throughout Idaho, is coming up on Thursday, May 5th.

Why donate during Idaho Gives? Because it's fun and your donation has the potential to go even further! Every time Idaho Smart Growth receives a donation during the event, we will be entered to receive a cash prize from the Idaho Nonprofit Center. 

AND because we are giving away an annual membership to Boise GreenBike! Make a donation through our Idaho Gives page and your name will automatically be entered to win a Founding Annual Membership to Boise GreenBike. 

Idaho Gives is on Thursday, May 5th, but you can schedule your donation today by clicking here.

Thank you very much to Boise GreenBike for generously donating an annual membership!
Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning and Safety

COMPASS is offering two events with national bike/ped expert Peter Lagerway: a presentation on safety, Tuesday May 3 at 5:30pm and a workshop on bike/ped master planning on Wednesday May 4 from 8-noon. More info here
Idaho Walk Bike Summit is next week!

We are partnering with Idaho Walk Bike Alliance to bring together advocates, health community leaders, city staff, planners, transportation departments, legislators, and interested citizens in a collaborative effort to promote nonmotorized transportation in Idaho. The summit is Thursday, May 12th and Friday, May 13th. Register here
Volunteers Needed for Bike Counts

Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance is looking for volunteers for bike counts on May 10th-12th. More info here.
Lunch and Learn: Seminar about LEED

US Green Building Council Idaho and the Idaho Associated General Contractors present a lunch and learn seminar for contractors seeking to learn more about LEED, the premier green building standard.

When: Monday, May 16, 12:00-1:00 pm 
Where: Idaho AGC, Boise, ID
More info here
COMPASS Photo Contest

COMPASS is asking people to submit photos of roadways, walking and biking, public transportation, and freight to the "Treasure Valley: On the Go!" photo contest through July 2016. More info here.
Other News

COMPASS is calling for comments on proposed changes to the Regional Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The deadline for comment is 11:59 pm Monday, May 16. More info here

Snake River Alliance is arranging free solar site assessments for home and business owners with a goal of installing 250 kilowatts of clean energy in Ada and Canyon Counties. More info here

The 2017 New Partners for Smart Growth conference will issue a formal call for session proposals from May 16th - June 30th. More information here. The conference will be held in St. Louis, MO from February 2-4, 2017.
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