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!

Ben Bolte on the Successes of GREENbike as the SLC Bike-Share Enters Year Two

Today on the show we look at the launch of the second year of GREENbike, Salt Lake City’s non-profit Bike Share program. We’re speaking with GREENbike Director Ben Bolte about how far the program has come and what the future holds. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (16.6MB)

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Salt Lake City Transportation Director Robin Hutchison on the Hive Pass and More

On today’s show we’re joined by Robin Hutchison, Director of Transportation for Salt Lake City. We’ll hear about the city’s new Hive Pass (a deeply discounted transit pass for city residents) and about the role of transportation planning in the ongoing development of a city. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (20.5MB)

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Utah Heritage Foundation’s Kirk Huffaker on Historic Preservation

Today on Downtown SLC, we’ll speak with Kirk Huffaker, Executive Director of the Utah Heritage Foundation, about historic building preservation, about the organization he heads, and what makes a structure historically significant. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (31.0MB)

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Byron Russell on Edison Quarter, The Plaza at State Street, and an Improving Downtown

Today on Downtown SLC we’re speaking with Byron Russell about the complex art of building a city, and about a new, mixed-use development that is changing the dynamic of an entire neighborhood. It’s the Plaza at State Street – part of the emerging Edison Quarter in Salt Lake’s urban core. Podcast: Play in new window […]

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Utah Film Center Executive Director Holly Yocom on the Tumbleweeds Film Fest

The Tumbleweed Film Festival rolls into town next week. Its aim? To engage children and families in the magic of film. The festival is a project of the Utah Film Center and today we’ll learn more from Executive Director Holly Yocom. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (20.6MB)

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