Monthly Archives: April 2012

Splash Pads Accessible by Transit

Gateway Splash Pad Date posted: April 25, 2012

The recent record breaking temperatures we’ve been experiencing have us thinking of ways to cool off. What better option than hoping on transit to visit a local splash pad or water park? Here are four Salt Lake area splash pads accessible by transit: City Creek Center – 50 South Main Street – is accessible by…[read more]

Salt Lake Marathon Service

Date posted: April 17, 2012

In just a few days, thousands of runners will line up at the University of Utah for the annual Salt Lake City Marathon. The race, which runs along the eastern edge of Salt Lake to Cottonwood Heights and then back to downtown Salt Lake will have a significant impact on service. Extra Trains UTA will…[read more]

Siragusa’s: Great food in an unassuming location

DSCN2586 Date posted: April 13, 2012

Located in an unremarkable strip mall on Redwood Road, Siragusa’s Taste of Italy offers delicious cuisine in a homey setting. The restaurant, located at 4115 South Redwood Road, is assessable via Routes 41 and 218. The reasonably priced  menu offers a variety of tasty Italian dishes, from sweet potato gnocchi to chicken saltimbocca with prosciutto…[read more]

April Change Day Information

Date posted: April 11, 2012

Our April Change Day is quickly approaching and though we anticipate only a few minor changes to the system this spring, we encourage bus riders all along the Wasatch Front to double check their route information. Most of the changes being made are to improve system reliability, ensure trip efficiency or to adjust seasonal routing….[read more]

UTA Invites the Public to Participate in 2012 Scoping Process

Public Invited to Participate in Scoping Process Date posted: April 9, 2012

UTA is preparing to open the FrontRunner South commuter rail line that will offer high-capacity mass transit service between Provo and Salt Lake. When the line opens in December 2012, it will increase transit service to Salt Lake and Utah Counties and necessitate some changes to some existing bus routes. Prior to creating any service…[read more]

Easter egg hunts accessible by transit

Date posted: April 4, 2012

Looking for a little weekend fun? Celebrate with the Easter bunny. Here are a few local Easter egg hunts that are accessible by transit. Saturday, April 7 Hogle Zoo’s Breakfast or Lunch with the Easter Bunny – Bus Route 3 9 a.m., or 11:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m., Bring your cameras for great photo opportunities…[read more]

UTA Board Approves Airport and Draper Station Names

Date posted: April 2, 2012

The last two projects in the FrontLines 2015 expansion program – Airport and Draper – are expected to open in 2013. After extensive consultation with the cities involved, the UTA Board of Trustees has selected names for the nine new stations slated to open. Draper TRAX Line 11400 South (361 East 11400 South) Crescent View Station…[read more]