NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
UTAH TRANSIT AUTHORITY

RE:  Proposed August 2018 service changes. The Utah Transit Authority is proposing several service changes to local bus service in Salt Lake County. Two public hearings will be held at the location listed below to discuss these proposed changes. The hearings are to gather feedback for changes to routes 33, 35, 35M (MAX), 39 and 41 in western Salt Lake County.   

West Valley City Hall
3600 S 2700 W
Thursday, May 3, 2018
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Magna Library
Large Meeting Room
2675 South 8950 West
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

At the hearing, UTA will provide an opportunity for citizens, private transportation providers, public officials and interested agencies to comment on the proposed changes. To be included as part of the Public Hearing record, all comments must be postmarked or received by UTA no later than May 17, 2018.

THE FORMAT FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

Open House to review and discuss proposal with UTA representatives; public comment accepted anytime during the Open House.

To assure full participation at the hearing, accommodations for effective communication such as sign language interpreters, printed materials in alternative formats, or a language interpreter for non-English speaking participants must be requested at least five (5) working days prior to the date of the scheduled event.  Requests for ADA accommodations should be directed to UTA ADA Compliance Officer at 801-741- 8871 or by dialing 711 to make a relay call for deaf or hearing impaired persons.  To request a language interpreter, please contact UTA at (801) 287-2124.

Written comments or email comments may be submitted to the following address: Andrea Packer, Utah Transit Authority, 669 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, or emailed directly to hearingofficer@rideuta.com. Questions and comments about the proposal may be directed to Eric Callison at 801-236-4769 or ecallison@rideuta.com. All comments will become part of the public record if received by 5 p.m. on May 17, 2018.

Proposals are as follows: 

 

Routes 33, 35 and 35M

To allow for better travel in the early morning and late evening periods, the following is proposed (all times are approximate):

  • Weekdays
    • Route 35M
      • Begin service at 6 a.m.
      • End service at 7 p.m.
    • Route 33 and 35 between Magna and Millcreek Station
      • Begin service at 4:15 a.m. from Magna and 5:15 a.m. from Millcreek Station
        • Service would begin early enough from Magna that the existing connection to the first northbound Blue Line would be maintained.
      • End service at 10:30 p.m. from Magna and 11:30 p.m. from Millcreek Station
  • Saturdays
    • Route 35M
      • Begin service at 9 a.m.
      • End service at 7 p.m.
    • Route 33 and 35 between Magna and Millcreek Station
      • Begin service at 6 a.m.
      • End service at 11 p.m.
      • Service on 3300 South between Millcreek Station and Wasatch Blvd would largely remain the same. More information about this proposal can be found at rideuta.com.

Routes 39 and 41

To make better connections to the Green Line at West Valley Central Station, the following is proposed:

  • Route 39
    • Extend west from Meadowbrook Station to West Valley Central Station via current route 41 alignment. At West Valley Central Station, route 39 would turn into route 41, maintaining a one-seat ride between Wasatch Blvd and 5600 West.
  • Route 41
    • Shorten to end at West Valley Central Station on the eastern end of the route. At West Valley Central Station, route 41 would turn into route 39, maintaining a one-seat ride between 5600 West and Wasatch Blvd.

 Additional information items:

Relevant information about the proposed changes will be available at the Public Hearings, on the UTA website at rideuta.com, or may be reviewed at the UTA’s Corporate Headquarters at 669 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, until May 17, 2018. If commenting via mail, comments must be postmarked or received by UTA no later than 5 p.m. on May 17, 2018 to be part of the Public Hearing record.

Steve Meyer
Interim Executive Director