Tag Archives: North Temple

Night Light: Colorful lighting along the Airport Line

North Temple Bridge Station Date posted: April 17, 2013

The next time you’re at the North Temple Bridge Station, look around. The stairs you’re climbing, the elevator that transports passengers to the TRAX stop, and even the roof that shields riders from the elements are part of a work of transit art that’s designed to be seen 24-hours a day. Designed by artist Catherine…[read more]

UTA Announces Grand Opening Festivities For Airport TRAX Line

UTA Announces Grand Opening Plans For Airport TRAX Date posted: February 27, 2013

The Airport TRAX line will begin regular service on Sunday, April 14.  It will become part of UTA’s existing Green Line, offering service to the Salt Lake International Airport. To celebrate, UTA, Salt Lake City and local businesses will hold the grand opening ceremony and a community celebration on Saturday, April 13. The celebration will…[read more]

Airport TRAX Line Achieves Major Milestone

Airport TRAX Nov 15 2012 - 010 Date posted: November 15, 2012

Major construction on the Airport TRAX line is complete. It marks the end of three years of construction on the line that has changed the face of North Temple, the primary gateway to Salt Lake City from the west. The line, which connects the Salt Lake International Airport to downtown Salt Lake City, is scheduled…[read more]

Airport TRAX Line to Open April 14

Date posted: October 24, 2012

Edited to adjust testing dates due to weather. Construction on the Airport TRAX line is coming to a close. Substantial completion is expected by the end of the month and will be followed by testing. The Airport TRAX line will open for operation Sunday, April 14, 2013. “The Airport TRAX line is the most anticipated…[read more]

Utah State Fair

Utah State Fair Date posted: September 7, 2011

Check out the Utah State Fair Sept. 8-18. The Fairpark, located at 1000 West North Temple, can be accessed by several bus routes. The two most popular routes – Routes 218 and 517 – originate at Salt Lake Central Station. The Fair is open daily. Hours Sunday through Thursday are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m….[read more]

Red Iguana

Take the Bus to Red Iguana Date posted: August 19, 2011

With the new North Temple Viaduct open, it’s time to look to local restaurant Red Iguana on Route 218. The Red Iguana has won Reader’s Choice award as Best Mexican Restaurant from Salt Lake Magazine, its been featured on the Food Network’s Diners Drive-Ins and Dives and continues its reign as one of the best…[read more]

North Temple Viaduct to Reopen

North Temple Viaduct Date posted: August 15, 2011

Just weeks after opening two new rail lines, UTA will join with Salt Lake City in celebrating a major construction milestone on the Airport TRAX line. This Wednesday, August 17 at 10 a.m., the North Temple viaduct will reopen to automobiles and pedestrians.

Big Surprises on Little Plates: Upscale Asian Dining on North Temple

Date posted: March 11, 2011

Nestled among North Temple’s many popular, casual eateries Pipa (118 North 900 West) is a cool, new arrival to the neighborhood’s vibrant restaurant scene. Easily accessible via Route 217, along with several half hour routs and the future Airport TRAX line, Pipa greets guests with a sleek, unique interior and creative Asian tapas. The small plate menu…[read more]

UTA Builds A Better North Temple Bridge

North Temple Girder Placement Date posted: November 16, 2010

On Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 UTA hoisted the final girders into place on the North Temple viaduct. This portion of the viaduct will host the future roadway, which UTA’s contractor Stacy Witbeck Kiewit is actively working towards opening ahead of the orginal 18-month schedule for constructing the viaduct. The viaduct is being reconstructed as part…[read more]

See Future Airport TRAX Stations…Today

See future Airport TRAX Stations...today Date posted: November 4, 2010

 The above animations show future stations on the Airport TRAX line. A transfer station to FrontRunner that will be located on the North Temple Viaduct at approximately 500 West and the Welcome Center and station that will be located next to Terminal One at Salt Lake International Airport.

UTA Tours Airport TRAX Line, On Bicycle

UTA Tours Airport TRAX Line, On Bicycle Date posted: November 1, 2010

On Thursday, Oct. 21, employees from UTA and Salt Lake City, including Mayor Ralph Becker, took to the streets to explore the Airport TRAX Line construction up close and personal. The tour began at the Bicycle Transit Center located at Salt Lake Central Station where the participants received helmets, water and bikes for the six-mile tour….[read more]

Shop North Temple

Date posted: October 12, 2010

As part of the Airport TRAX line construction UTA and Salt Lake City formed a Community Advisory Committee (CAC) made up of local residents and businesses. The CAC gives input on construction issues and has also had a major role in helping promote North Temple during construction. The group developed the Shop North Temple I…[read more]