Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hill Air Force Base Air Show

Date posted: May 24, 2012

UTA will provide shuttle service to attendees of the Hill Air Force Base Warriors Over the Wasatch air show and open house Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Attendees may board the shuttle at the Clearfield FrontRunner Station (1250 S. State). UTA customer service agents will be on…[read more]

David Burton Joins UTA Board

Date posted: May 23, 2012

H. David Burton, the former presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was sworn in as member of the Utah Transit Authority’s board of trustees today. Burton was appointed to the board by Gov. Gary Herbert and will serve a term of four years. Burton was recently released from his calling as…[read more]

No Service Memorial Day

Memorial Day Service Date posted: May 21, 2012

There will be no bus, FrontRunner or TRAX service on May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. Regular service will resume Tuesday, May 29. Please plan accordingly.

Hong Kong Tea House

Hong Kong Tea House Date posted: May 18, 2012

Tucked into an unassuming building located on the west edge of Salt Lake City near Old Greektown Station, Hong Kong Tea House is accessible by both bus and train. It’s long menu features an array of authentic Chinese dishes, but the restaurants true draw is the made to order dim sum, served daily until 3 p.m….[read more]

Animated Rail Safety Video for Kids

Rail Safety for Kids Date posted: May 16, 2012

As the weather warms up, children spend more and more time outside. Whether they are taking a trip to visit one of the area’s splash pads or just playing in the neighborhood, chances are they may be around active rail. Though UTA has visited hundreds of classrooms along the Wasatch Front and there’s a good…[read more]

Utah Bike Month Activities

Date posted: May 14, 2012

Did you know that May is Utah Bike Month? Each year UTA works with local officials and biking community members to host a number of fun activities and this year is no exception…We will be participating in the following bike related events this week. Salt Lake County Activities May 15 – Salt Lake City/County Bike…[read more]

Weekend Race for the Cure Schedule Adjustments

Komen Race for the Cure Date posted: May 10, 2012

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is one of the most recognizable charity events in the nation. This Saturday, May 12, thousands will participate in the annual one mile walk or 5K run. The event, which occurs in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, will have an impact on service. Extra Trains…[read more]

UTA Breaks Ground on Sugar House Streetcar Project

Sugar House Street Car Groundbreaking Date posted: May 8, 2012

Last fall, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood visited Salt Lake City to formally announce a $26M Tiger II grant for use on the Sugar House Streetcar Project. Tomorrow, May 9, he will join Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, South Salt Lake Mayor Cherie Wood, UTA Chairman Greg Hughes and UTA General Manager Michael Allegra at a groundbreaking event…[read more]

Free Comic Books and Superhero Activities Abound

Date posted: May 4, 2012

The Avengers It’s a big weekend at the movies…The summer’s big blockbuster, The Avengers, opened in theaters. Since this movie bring together six of the Marvel Comics superheros – Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, Iron Man and Thor – it’s bound to be a hit. There are a number of large theater complexes accessible…[read more]

Three TRAX Stations Closed in May

Three TRAX Stations to Close in May Date posted: May 1, 2012

Planetarium, Old Greek Town and Salt Lake Central TRAX stations will be closed to service Saturday, May 5 through Wednesday, May 23. The closure is necessary to complete the construction that will connect the new Airport TRAX line at the intersection of 400 West and South Temple (just west of Arena Station) with the rest of the…[read more]