June 12, 2012

Key Utah bus route sees low ridership

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake Tribune reported that a long-sought after bus route between Park City and Salt Lake City, a joint venture of the Utah Transit Authority, Summit County and Park City, has fallen far short of the goal of breaking even financially in its first seven months.

In January, its highest-performing month, the buses averaged only about 38% ridership. It needed to hit 90% to break even. However, officials say that such ventures take at least three years to break even, and are committed to the route for at least one more year. For the full story, click here.



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