Monthly Archives: January 2011

Hop the 200 to the Mediterranean Deli

Mediterranean Deli Date posted: January 28, 2011

Traveling down State Street on route 200, you’re bound to come across a few unique shops and one of a kind stops. Hop off the bus at at 3942 South State Street and check out one of the area’s best – a tasty tradition that’s been around since 1958 – Mediterranean Deli. The menu features…[read more]

Tea for two: Sundance and you

Date posted: January 21, 2011

Sundance Film Festival 2011 starts Thurs., Jan. 20.  The hottest new indie films will be screening at venues in Park City, Salt Lake City and Ogden.  If you missed out on tickets but still wanted to experience the festival excitement, stop by the Beehive Tea Room–the official Salt Lake City Festival Cafe.   Enjoy the relaxing, vintage…[read more]

Rail safety activities for kids

Date posted: January 18, 2011

Like Thomas the Train, Lionel railroad sets and the Hogwarts Express UTA’s TRAX draw the interest of little kids throughout the Salt Lake Valley. That’s why it’s so vital that those children be trained in rail safety. UTA works hard to ensure that rail safety training is provided in schools close to it’s rail lines….[read more]

Is there such a thing as a free ride?

Is there such a thing as a free ride? Date posted:

Each winter inversion traps a blanket of dirty air in Utah’s valleys. Already this season, the United States Government has deemed Utah’s valley air quality as some of the worst in the nation, so it is no surprise that many Utahns are looking to find ways to improve the air quality. UTA supports the efforts…[read more]

DP Cheesesteaks: Casual dining on 300 South

DP Cheesesteak: Casual dining on 300 South Date posted: January 14, 2011

Looking for a truly great cheesteak? There are few options better than DP Cheesesteaks at 300 South 83 East, just around the corner from the Gallivan Center TRAX Station. With about a dozen different cheesesteaks on the menu – from traditional to the Philly Bleu – there is something for everyone at DP Cheesesteaks. Prices…[read more]

Operation Lifesaver: Rail Safety for Kids

Date posted: January 13, 2011

Surprisingly, kids do have a volume switch— it turns in one direction. It’s amazing just how loud a gymnasium full of elementary students can really get — even the kids themselves cover their ears from the noise. However, if the best way to deliver the message, “Look, Listen, and Live,” is to shout it at…[read more]

Public hearings scheduled for April 2011 proposed service changes

Public hearings scheduled for April 2011 proposed service changes Date posted: January 11, 2011

UTA is proposing several service changes to bus service in Box Elder, Davis, Weber and Utah counties. The changes proposed are based on current ridership, efficiencies and 2011 budget projections. Although a number of the changes represent a small reduction in service, net ridership is expected to increase in the coming year. Following is an outline…[read more]

Take Route 33 or Stop at Millcreek Station for Little Dave’s Deli

Take Route 33 or stop at Millcreek Station for Little Dave's Deli Date posted: January 7, 2011

One of the best lunch spots in the city, Little Dave’s Deli, is located at 41 West 3300 South near both a route 33 bus stop and the Millcreek TRAX station. The deli serves a variety of sandwiches, including it’s well known Philly Steak.  Items on the menu range in price from $6-12. Sandwiches are…[read more]

Care to Clear the Air–Ride UTA

CTCTA Ride UTA Pin Date posted: January 5, 2011

Utah’s air quality can be terrible in the winter.  We had 49 red air quality days last year and air quality is getting bad again this year.   So what can you do to help clear the air? Try registering at caretocleartheair.org and make some less-polluting travel plans this winter.  Riding UTA buses, TRAX, FrontRunner, vanpools…[read more]