March 4, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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