Transportation Archive

The Rundown: Mayor Ralph Becker Talks UTA, Hive Pass, Beers with Becker

Today on the program we feature the latest of our monthly interviews with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. KCPW’s Roger McDonough

Officials Discuss Local Challenges of Regionally-Minded UTA

(KCPW News) Over the weekend, a panel of public officials met at the Cathedral Church of St. Mark in downtown Salt Lake

Salt Lake Co. Hopes to Boost Bicycle Commuting with New Projects

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams unveiled a plan to improve bikeways in the region on Thursday. The $800,000 initiative

Ride-Sharing Gaining Acceptance of SLC Officials

(KCPW News) You may not have heard of Lyft or Uber, but chances are, you could be using them sooner rather than

Utah Distracted Drivers, Beware: Mobile Device Laws Tightened

(KCPW News) Amendments to Utah’s distracted driving laws became effective on Tuesday this week. The new laws specify that drivers cannot operate their

SLC Council Looks for Ways to Act on Air Quality Woes

(KCPW News) The Utah legislature saw a renewed focus on air quality bills this year, but results were mixed. While Governor Gary

UTA to Open New Streetcar

(KCPW News) The new S-Line Streetcar opens in Salt Lake City this weekend. Public celebrations and a food drive are planned to

SLC Council Agrees on New Transportation Plan for Sugar House

(KCPW News) The Sugar House neighborhood took another step forward this week in its ongoing overhaul. On Tuesday, the Salt Lake City

SLC Mayor Announces Resident Transit Pass Proposal

(KCPW News) Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announced a new transit pass program for city residents on Friday. The proposed program

Transportation Secretary Praises New TRAX Line to Draper

(KCPW News) Federal and local officials met in Draper on Friday to celebrate the completion of a new light rail line there.