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UTA board members complete transit challenge, give feedback

Posted on September 25, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY — Last month, the public challenged all 15 Utah Transit Authority (UTA) board members to ride nothing but UTA for seven straight days. Three of the board members accepted and completed the challenge and gave feedback at recent board meeting, FOX News13 reported.

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Newly elected UTA Board Chair David Burton, who declined the challenge, said he rides public transit often, but said he didn’t feel he could take it on and "fulfill his obligations."

That was the whole idea, said UTA Advocate Alex Cragun, who proposed the challenge to the board in late August, according to the report.

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