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March 4, 2014

Utah adds tracking app for Google Glass

The state decided to test the capabilities of the cutting-edge technology as a way to continue offering mobile services to its growing number of users.


February 3, 2014

Proposed UTA rail line may run from U. of Utah to airport

Project receives $2 million CMAQ grant, however, another $4 million commitment to run the line for at least the three years required by the grant before it could open.


December 10, 2013

UTA, Salt Lake City partner on expanding transit

Possible new projects include enabling all residents to get to two transit routes within a quarter-mile of where they live or work, and having transit operation hours mirror the times people travel to and from work. UTA is also working on a distance-based fare system.


December 6, 2013

Utah opens first segment of $55M streetcar

The Sugar House Streetcar project complements Utah Transit Authority’s FrontLines 2015 Program — a roughly $2.5-billion effort to build 70 miles of rail in seven years. The project was funded in part by a $26 million TIGER grant.


November 4, 2013

Enterprise expands car-sharing service to Salt Lake City

The Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake City, the University of Utah and Utah Valley University are partners with the company to provide affordable car-sharing services to residents and local businesses.


October 29, 2013

Utah Transit aims to double ridership by 2020

Additional "Strategic Goals" include cutting 25% off the overall time for customers’ trips and increasing service levels 50% by restoring some bus service.


October 10, 2013

Utah Transit to launch new electronic fare card

The pre-paid, reloadable fare card will be available starting October 14. The agency is encouraging customers to switch from paying cash to using the card by allowing them to save up to 20% off the regular fare on some bus and rail service and giving away preloaded cards at some stations.


October 7, 2013

BYU transportation event gives students car alternatives

Services being promoted at the event to help students reduce transportation expenses include Hertz 24/7, The Ryde, Zimride, Bike Sharing and Utah Transit Authority.


September 17, 2013

Utah transit vans help transport Colorado flood responders

More than 80 members of the state's search and rescue team drove to the flood-ravaged state in seven Utah Transit Authority vans, which are typically used for the agency’s vanpool program.


August 20, 2013

Utah opens light rail extension

The Draper Light Rail Project, a 3.8-mile extension, created approximately 2,000 jobs during construction, according to the agency.


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