Transportation Archive

CityViews 11/29/11: Details of a Ski Link

  Segment 1: The concept of building a tram linking a ski resort in Park City with one in Big Cottonwood Canyon

CityViews 11/7/11: The Fate of Granite High

Segment 1: South Salt Lake wants to buy the old Granite High School building for a community center, but to do it,

Cab Company Sues City Over Airport Bid System

Local taxi companies are fighting to be able to continue to pick up passengers at Salt Lake City International Airport. Yellow Cab

Arizona Seeks Toll on I-15 to Fund Road Projects, Angering Utah Officials

Utah Governor Gary Herbert says a proposed toll on a section of Interstate 15 in Arizona is bad policy. He told reporters

Lawmakers Give DUI Program a Second Glance

In a committee meeting Wednesday, state lawmakers reconsidered the effectiveness of a program that requires first-time DUI offenders to install a device

Salt Lake City Puts New Parking Meters to the Test

Big changes are coming for drivers in downtown Salt Lake City. Monday, the city began a pilot test of new solar-powered parking

CityViews 10/10/11: UTA & City Creek (rebroadcast)

UTA bus on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City. Photo: Flickr Segment 1: The downtown free fare zone is on the

CityViews 9/29/11: Connecting the Canyons?

Segment 1: A proposal to build a tram connecting The Canyons Ski Resort in Park City and Solitude Mountain Resort in Big

Legislative Committee Hears Concerns Over UTA Land Deals

Several citizens voiced their concerns before members of a Utah legislative committee yesterday afternoon asking them to further investigate the transparency and

CityViews 9/21/11: Fares, Routes and UTA

Segment 1: The downtown free fare zone is on the chopping block and changes to TRAX and bus service are causing some

UTA Wants to Trim Costs by Making it Easier to Rehire Retirees

The Utah Transit Authority continues to take steps to trim costs and increase revenues in the wake of the economic recession. Executives

Fare Changes Coming to UTA

Big changes are coming to UTA. In a meeting earlier this week, officials began discussing new fare modifications that would lower the

Sixth Graders Debate Salt Lake City Anti-Idling Ordinance

Local sixth-graders are joining the debate over whether Salt Lake City should fine people for idling their vehicles. As KCPW’s Whittney Evans

Tourism Heads Talk Funding, Security at Annual Conference

Salt Lake City is hosting the National Conference for Tourism Professionals this year. It’s where state and city tourism officials from across

Commuters Have Mixed Feelings About TRAX Line Shuffle

TRAX riders making daily commutes into downtown Salt Lake City and the University of Utah have mixed feelings about the route changes

Mountain View Corridor One Third Complete

The southern part of the Salt Lake Valley is growing and with that growth comes the need for expanded roads and highways,

Salt Lake City Unveils Natural Gas-Powered Garbage Trucks

Salt Lake City’s new natural gas-powered garbage trucks were unveiled today as part of an ongoing effort program to “green” the city’s

North Temple Viaduct Opens for Traffic

Salt Lake City’s re-built North Temple viaduct is finally complete after nearly three years of construction. As KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports, Mayor

State To Begin Work on “Thru Turn” Intersection

The Utah Department of Transportation says it’s found a way to improve traffic flow on some streets, decrease excessive delays and enhance

Mid-Jordan, West Valley TRAX Lines Set to Open Sunday

The Utah Transit Authority and cities on Salt Lake County’s west side are celebrating the completion of the Mid-Jordan and West Valley

Salt Lake-Park City Bus Route Slated for October Launch

You’ll soon have another option besides a car to get between Salt Lake City and Park City. Utah Transit Authority Spokesman Gerry

UTA Takes New TRAX Lines for Test Run

The Utah Transit Authority allowed reporters to ride along for a test run today of the new TRAX lines that will

UTA Makes Room for New Trax Lines

Most Utah Transit Authority bus routes in Salt Lake County will change in August according to the agency’s final plan to make

West Valley City to Create Walkable Downtown

Just like the state capital, Utah’s second-largest city is undertaking an effort to usher in a more transit-oriented, livable, workable and walkable

Lawmakers Say They Have Votes to Override Veto

State lawmakers believe they’ll have enough support in both houses to override the governor’s veto of SB 229 when they convene tomorrow

Groups Rally to Support Veto of Transportation Earmarks

United Way of Salt Lake, education leaders and social service groups are standing up for Governor Gary Herbert’s decision to veto a

Maj. Leader on Why Guv, Lawmakers at Odds on Transportation Bill

Transportation funding doesn’t always tend to be a political issue that gets people riled up. But that’s exactly the conflict between Governor

Salt Lake City Installs Bike Corrals at Local Businesses

Salt Lake City installed the first official bike corral in front of Squatter’s Pub Brewery this morning. And as KCPW’s Whittney Evans

Salt Lake City Envisions “Complete Streets”

Salt Lake City's “Complete Streets” efforts are coming into focus. The city council last night discussed some specific initiatives for making city

Planning Division Pitches Parking Cap to Encourage Alternative Transportation

The Salt Lake City Planning Division is proposing to cap the number of parking spots at future developments as part of an