Transportation Archive

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

CityViews 11/27/12: Transportation in the Canyons/LeConte Stewart

Segment 1: Traffic congestion, a lack of parking and issues between pedestrians, bikes and vehicles aren’t just city issues. As more and

Retired UTA CEO to get $200k Every Year

Two hundred thousand dollars. That’s how much the former head of the Utah Transit Authority, John Inglish, receives each year from his

Another Stretch of Mountain View Corridor Set to Open

After two-and-half years of construction, Utah drivers have seven more miles of highway to drive on the Salt Lake Valley’s west side.

Changes Coming to Parking in Downtown Salt Lake City

While Utahns traveling to downtown Salt Lake City now have to pay for street parking until 8 p.m., making that payment just

UTA Announces Bus Free Fare Zone Will Continue

Public transit riders in downtown Salt Lake City received some good news Wednesday. After a year of discussions, the Utah Transit Authority

Sightseeing Tour Bus Comes to Salt Lake City

What does Salt Lake City have in common with New York, Chicago and San Francisco? As of this summer, it now has

U of U Seeks Participants for Study on North Temple Upgrades

Residents and business owners in the area surrounding Salt Lake City’s North Temple street continue to endure heavy construction as the thoroughfare

City Expands “SmartTrips” to Rose Park, Wasatch Hollow Neighborhoods

Salt Lake City is expanding a program aimed at increasing use of alternative transportation and making residents more confident in it. Sustainability

Lawmakers Hear Proposal to Ban Distracted Walking at Rail Crossings

Utah lawmakers heard a proposal by the Utah Transit Authority yesterday to outlaw distractions for pedestrians who are crossing railroad tracks. UTA

Salt Lake City Council to Discuss the End of Free Fare Zone for Buses

Major changes could be coming to public transportation in Salt Lake City. Today, the Salt Lake City Council will hear from officials

SLC Launches Bike Website

Bicyclists in Salt Lake City have a new tool to help them explore where and how to ride. This morning, the city

Salt Lake County Adds New Paint, Signs for Cyclists

Salt Lake County is making it easier for cyclists to get around. As KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports, Mayor Peter Corroon and the

UDOT Employee Gets New Job, Reimbursement for Legal Fees

A new job title is in store for Denice Graham, the Utah Department of Transportation’s former Civil Rights Manager who was wrongfully

Utah Officials, UTA Break Ground on Sugar House Streetcar

All eyes were on Salt Lake City and South Salt Lake Wednesday as U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined local and state

Salt Lake City Considers Extending Parking Enforcement, Charging More

Salt Lake City’s push to charge more for metered parking and extend hours of enforcement is sure to face opposition, but the

Engineering Students Face Off in Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

Engineering students from colleges and universities throughout the West gathered in Tooele over the weekend to compete in the Human Powered Vehicle

City Council Signs Off on Green Space for Sugar House Streetcar

The Sugar House streetcar line stretching from the heart of the Salt Lake City neighborhood to the TRAX station on 2100 South

Three Downtown TRAX Stops to Close Temporarily

Three downtown TRAX stops will close for two-and-a-half weeks beginning Saturday as Utah Transit Authority workers connect the Airport TRAX line to

Salt Lake County Looks for Transportation Solutions in Mill Creek Canyon

Salt Lake County is asking for the public’s advice on transportation issues in Mill Creek Canyon at an open house today.

Governor Herbert Supports UDOT Director

Governor Gary Herbert is supporting the head of the Utah Department of Transportation despite the controversy over an employee who was wrongfully

Fired & Reinstated UDOT Employee Seeks Back Pay, Original Job

The Utah Department of Transportation employee who was fired after being accused of leaking confidential information about a contract bid wants compensation

TRAX and Bus Route Changes Scheduled for Saturday

TRAX and bus riders should be aware of changes to system routes tomorrow in anticipation of the Salt Lake City Marathon. The

Provo to SLC Frontrunner Line to Open in December

With construction on the line more than 90 percent complete, the Utah Transit Authority has announced December 10th of this year as

Duchesne, Salt Lake Counties Among Worst for Driver Safety

Have you ever wondered where the worst drivers are in Utah? The Utah Department of Public Safety has released a study that

Corrosion Conference Emphasizes High Cost of Low Maintenance

The world’s largest organization dedicated to preventing corrosion in transportation infrastructure and pipelines was in Salt Lake City this week to showcase

State Lawmakers Worried About UTA Debt

State lawmakers are looking for a silver lining in the Utah Transit Authority's mounting debt dilemma. A legislative audit revealed in January

Dry Weather Helps I-15 CORE Project

While this winter’s mild weather hasn’t been kind to skiers, it’s definitely helping out Utah’s largest transportation project. Utah Department of Transportation

Salt Lake City to Update Way-Finding Signs

Outdated way-finding signs in downtown Salt Lake City will likely get a facelift before the City Creek Development opens its doors this