May 9, 2013
Also considering ending customer service duties so the squad can focus on serious enforcement that only they can perform. The agency’s GM said that one advantage to having the police force is conducting fare enforcement, because it reduces confrontations, making riders feel safer.
April 1, 2013
Of 169 U.S. transit agencies that participated in a 2012 APTA survey, only five cities will have higher base fares for buses than the Utah Transit Authority's $2.50 fare.
March 28, 2013
New York City, Washington, D.C. and Salt Lake City users can now access live departure times on rail lines.
February 27, 2013
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
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.
February 6, 2013
The agency is working to improve reliability on its FrontRunner South service, after extending it between Provo and Salt Lake City in December. The new schedule will add a bit more time to individual commutes, but should alleviate timing issues and delays riders experienced before.
December 20, 2012
The Davis County Commission agreed to put $7,500 toward the South Davis County Alternatives Analysis. The study will look at creating a regional public transit plan between Davis and Salt Lake City.
December 13, 2012
Rail was planned in an effort to expand and enhance public transit between Salt Lake City and Utah counties. However, the agency had to cut the length of some bus routes to accommodate the new rail line, due to budgetary constraints.
August 29, 2012
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 20, 2012
The university would pay an annual flat sum — $3.7 million this year — with a preset schedule of increases. The deal still requires U. trustees approval.
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