Mass Transportation: To fund or not to fund, that is the question….

There is interesting discussion happening on the Utah Legislature Watch Facebook page on mass transportation.  Please add your voice by voting in the  poll  on mass transportation at the Utah Legislature website or right here (below) and offer your comments to the post.

Mass Transportation: To fund or not to fund, that is the question….

There is interesting discussion happening on the Utah Legislature Watch Facebook page on mass transportation.  Please add your voice by voting in the  poll  on mass transportation at the Utah Legislature website or right here (below) and offer your comments to the post.

Utah’s new and “improved” bus routes and schedules

Yesterday was the first time I experienced the impact of Utah Transit Authority's "new and improved" bus system, which took effect August 26th. After walking around West Jordan to run errands (there is no bus route available to do this), I needed to take a bus to the TRAX station from my neighborhood in West … Continue reading Utah’s new and “improved” bus routes and schedules

Mayoral Candidates Speak Out Against UTA Revision Plan

I have posted on this blog about UTA's revision to its system and how it will adversely affect riders in Salt Lake Valley. It plans to not only decrease the number of routes (from 98 to 80) but also increase the fares. At a forum yesterday organized by Crossroads Urban Center, several Salt Lake City … Continue reading Mayoral Candidates Speak Out Against UTA Revision Plan

Utah Docs say clean our air!

Utah is among the top cities for polluted air - especially in the winter time during inversions where the pollution is trapped by high pressure weather systems that don't move - sometimes for weeks at a time.It was interesting to see this item in today's Deseret News about Utah's Air:Utah MDs campaign for clean air … Continue reading Utah Docs say clean our air!

Utah Transit Authority Upsetting Things AGAIN……

The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) keeps making changes.  Over a  year ago it completely did away with the bus route on the street in front of my house, running north and south between two TRAX stations.  Finally they added a regular route, running every 1/2 hour east and west on the street about 1/4 block … Continue reading Utah Transit Authority Upsetting Things AGAIN……