PROVO, Utah — With more than 350 names submitted for consideration by the public, the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) approved is naming its new Provo-Orem bus rapid transit (BRT) project the Utah Valley Express, or UVX, The Salt Lake Tribune reports.
UTA had narrowed the field down to three finalists — Utah Valley Express, Timp Runner, and Timp Express — with UVX winning 520 or 950 votes. The winning name will now be forwarded to the board for final action. For the full story, click here.
UVX’s route will include Utah Valley University, University Mall, Brigham Young University, downtown Provo, and the Provo Centre mall, with the cost of the project now estimated at $201 million. For the full story, click here.