What is Provo Orem TRIP?
Provo Orem TRIP (Transportation Improvement Project) is a road, transit, bicycle and pedestrian improvement project designed to meet growing transportation needs in Orem and Provo. Community benefits from the project include reducing vehicle trips, supporting the economy and providing transportation choices.
The project is a partnership between the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), Utah Transit Authority (UTA), Mountainland Association of Governments (MAG), Provo, Orem and Utah County.
Orem and Provo continue to grow in population as families expand and want to stay in the communities where they grew up and as employment opportunities and university enrollment increase. As growth continues, more vehicles, traffic and delays can be expected, unless we wisely plan and build a balanced transportation system that provides multiple options to meet the increasing demand.
The project runs from the Orem FrontRunner station, east on University Parkway, around 900 East and 700 North and down University Avenue to the Provo FrontRunner station. The project provides a way for people to connect to two universities, two malls, two LDS temples, the Missionary Training Center, university sporting events and community events such as the July 4th Freedom Festival. Check out our interactive map to view the project area.
Construction on some of Provo and Orem’s busiest roads will be a challenge, but the project team is committed to minimizing impacts and communicating with the public. Stay updated on the project by following us on Facebook or signing up for weekly email updates below.
Behind the Barrels
While the Provo Orem TRIP crews have been constructing the new BRT route, UTA has been busy making the BRT bus designs a reality. “Climb aboard” and take a video tour of the brand new articulated buses that will be coming to Orem and Provo.