Monthly Archives: December 2011

Holiday Service Schedule

Ski bus Date posted: December 22, 2011

This year the holidays will bring some service changes to UTA service. Passengers are advised to review the changes and plan travel accordingly. Saturday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve): Buses, TRAX and FrontRunner will operate regular Saturday service schedule. Sunday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day): Ski bus service to resorts in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons and…[read more]

UTA Receives Federal Funding Grant

Rogoff Signs Draper Federal Funding Agreement Date posted: December 14, 2011

Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff joined local elected officials and agency leadership today in Draper to announce a federal funding grant for the Draper TRAX extension. The $116 million grant will cover about 80 percent of the project, while the remainder will be covered by local option sales tax revenues. The TRAX extension will bring light…[read more]

Ski Service Begins This Weekend

Ski Service to Begin Date posted: December 7, 2011

Ski service is scheduled to begin this weekend. Service will kick-off Friday, Dec. 9, in Utah County where buses will begin service on Route 880 to Sundance Ski Resort. Service to Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude will begin Sunday, Dec. 11. Route connections in Salt Lake County may be made from downtown Salt Lake City…[read more]

UTA Releases Safety Video

Stay Safe in 2013 Date posted: December 6, 2011

UTA continues to focus on safety related programming in an effort to reduce the number of incidents that have occurred on and around the agency’s rail systems. Today, the agency is releasing a 10 minute Operation Lifesaver rail safety video specific to the TRAX light rail system. A copy of the video has also been made available…[read more]

Update on Wind Damage to Farmington Station

Update on Wind Damage to Farmington Station Date posted: December 5, 2011

Record breaking winds of more than 100 mph walloped FrontRunner’s Farmington Station last Thursday, Dec. 1, forcing UTA to halt regular commuter rail service from about 7 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and closing the station through the weekend. Though FrontRunner trains are designed to withstand winds of even greater strength, the storm caused damage to…[read more]