Management & Operations

Despite new lines, Utah ridership down

Posted on June 17, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY — Following $1.2 billion worth of new rail lines in the past year, the Utah Transit Authority’s (UTA) ridership has dropped — or remained flat, according to The Salt Lake Tribune.

The number of UTA passengers in the first four months of this year — compared to the first four months of 2012 — decreased by 12,840, a 0.09% dip out of a total 14.7 million passengers, according to data provided to The Salt Lake Tribune. The numbers include not only riders on buses and trains, but also on paratransit and rideshare van service. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Miami-Dade Transit set to unveil mobile payment app

The project will soon also bring together other transportation options, such as parking, ride share, bike share, public transit and taxis.

CHK Connectpoint unit launches real-time data dashboard

Santa Clara Valley (Calif.) Transportation Authority (VTA) is the first transit agency to utilize the new Connectpoint Dashboard, installed at the reception area of their headquarters for staff and visitors.

Final 2 rail unions sign contracts, avoid NJ Transit strike

Nine other rail unions signed contracts after a tentative agreement was reached in March, about a day before a strike deadline.

PSTA, Uber partner to offer disadvantaged residents free, on-demand rides

The $300,000 grant-funded pilot demonstration, awarded by the Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged, is aimed at helping low-income, unemployed residents overcome transportation barriers to employment.

APTA: Mass transit users save $9,686 annually

The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle and the national unreserved monthly parking rate numbers.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close