Monthly Archives: June 2012

Final Concrete Pour on Airport TRAX Complete

Airport TRAX Line Final Concrete Pour Date posted: June 25, 2012

Salt Lake City officials joined UTA on Monday, June 25, to observe the final concrete pour on the Airport TRAX line. All substantial construction on the project is expected to be complete by September. Six months of testing on the line will follow prior to opening. The line is expected to open in Spring 2013….[read more]

Elimination of Bus Free Fare Zone

Elimination of Bus Free Fare Zone Date posted: June 18, 2012

You’ve heard the phrase time is money? Well, when it comes to transit that couldn’t be more true. Every day UTA transports thousands of people to work, school, shopping and entertainment venues. Though our service is not perfect, we do our very best to get our riders where they need to be, when they need…[read more]

Utah Arts Festival Service

Utah Arts Festival Date posted: June 15, 2012

Utah Arts Festival The 36 annual Utah Arts Festival returns Thursday, June 21 through Sunday, June 24, from noon to 11 p.m. The event will be held at Library Square (400 South 200 East). The venue is best accessed by the Red Line TRAX Library Station. This year, attendees will be entertained by about 150 visual…[read more]

June 16 is Fort Douglas Day

Ft Douglas Day Date posted: June 13, 2012

Ft. Douglas Day On Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. visitors are invited to make the short trip up to the eastern edge of the University of Utah to celebrate Ft. Douglas Day. (The area is accessed by Red Line TRAX Ft. Douglas Station.) This year marks the 150 anniversary celebration. On Ft….[read more]

Proposed Elimination of Free Fare Zone for Bus

Proposed Elimination of Free Fare Zone for Bus Date posted: June 12, 2012

On June 12, Salt Lake City Council will take comment regarding the proposed elimination of the free fare zone on UTA buses. The comments will be taken during the Council’s regular public comment period and UTA representatives do not plan to make a presentation. UTA is interested in dialogue with the public and individuals interested in the…[read more]

FrontRunner South Begins Testing

FrontRunner South Lehi Station Date posted: June 11, 2012

Utah Transit Authority FrontRunner test trains will run on the rails between Salt Lake and Provo beginning June 11. Trains will run regularly through the summer and fall in preparation for the FrontRunner South line’s December 10, opening. Testing Schedule FrontRunner test trains will run daily on weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., but…[read more]

Free Salt Lake City Concerts in the Park

Brigham Young Historic Park Date posted: June 8, 2012

Brigham Young Park Concert Series Free concerts have returned to Brigham Young Historic Park (located at State Street in between 1st and 2nd Ave.). Brigham Young Park is easily access via routes 6, 11, 200 or a short walk from the City Center TRAX stop. The concerts, presented by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, take place…[read more]

Ten Kid Friendly Summer Activities Accessible on Transit

10 Fun Activities by Transit Date posted: June 4, 2012

Summer is heating up, school is letting and parents are wondering just how long it’s going to be before they hear, “I’m bored.” Fight that boredom with a summer full of fun, right in your backyard! Today we’re sharing 10 great places that you and your kids can visit this summer via transit. Summer Fun…[read more]