Downtown Alliance

Hosted by Jason Mathis from the Downtown Alliance, ‘Downtown SLC’ is a new half hour show that discusses the people, the places and the events that help to shape Utah’s urban center. Tune into KCPW Thursday mornings at 10am to keep up to date with all things downtown!

Salt Lake City Selected as 8th Google Fiber City

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Devon Baer, Associate City Manager with Google Fiber. Google announced this week that Salt Lake City made the cut, and will become the next location for the internet giant’s high-speed, fiber-optic internet service. How long will the roll-out take, and what does the service entail? Those […]

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An Overhaul for Salt Lake’s Parking Meters

Today on the show we hear from Salt Lake City Transportation Director Robin Hutcheson about an overhaul of how paid parking works around the city. We’ll also hear about her work on transit initiatives (namely the Hive Pass) and more.

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Governor Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan at the Legislature

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis is joined by the American Cancer Society’s Brooke Carlisle to talk about Healthy Utah, Gov. Gary Herbert’s medicaid expansion alternative. In particular, they’ll look at the effect implementing Healthy Utah would have on residents of downtown Salt Lake City?

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Michael Mack VP of Services at Visit Salt Lake on Convention Business

Today on the show we’ll speak with Michael Mack, Vice President of Services at Visit Salt Lake, about a major economic driver in downtown Salt Lake City: Conventions. Michael is also a prominent local blogger, and we’ll get his take on the latest and greatest in our urban center.

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Squatters Co-founder Peter Cole on Salt Lake Brewing and where it’s Headed

Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis sits down with Peter Cole, Co-founder of Squatters Craft Beers, to talk about the history of the company, about the Salt Lake brewing scene, and about what the future might hold for beer in Utah’s capitol.

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