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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 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 14, 2013

Utah transit completes rail project early, $300M under budget

The FrontLines 2015 program has more than doubled the Utah Transit Authority’s system, opening four new rail lines and extending one existing line by 45 more miles.


February 27, 2013

Utah opens FrontRunner South rail extension

The 45-mile extension of FrontRunner doubles the length of the line when combined with FrontRunner North, which began operating between Ogden and Salt Lake City in 2008.


February 26, 2013

Utah lawmaker proposes free transit for cleaner air

A state representative asked the state’s Infrastructure and General Government Appropriations Committee for $9 million for an experiment testing how free fares would increase ridership, helping clean air pollution during two of the most challenging months for air quality.


August 29, 2012

Utah using social media to discuss rail project

In addition to hiring a full-time social media specialist, the agency has been able to respond to many individual customers using social media and found it can discover problems in real time from their customers.


August 9, 2012

Utah Transit proposing big changes to bus routes

Plans include changing all of its bus routes in Utah County — and many in Salt Lake City — to allow better connections with the new FrontRunner commuter rail section between Salt Lake City and Provo that is scheduled to open in December.


July 23, 2012

Utah Transit plan to end free passes may hurt students

The agency is considering eliminating all discounted and free passes in its plan to switch from flat fees to distance-based fares. One-third of University of Utah students and staff use free transit passes.


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