Tag Archives: Sugar House Streetcar

S Line to open in Sugar House on Dec. 8

S Line to Open in Sugar House Dec. 8 Date posted: September 5, 2013

The name and look of the first streetcar to travel Utah’s streets in more than 50 years was unveiled today. The S Line was named in honor of the streetcar’s two founding cities, Salt Lake and South Salt Lake, as well as the Sugar House neighborhood it calls home. S Line cars will feature a…[read more]

Ridership on UTA is healthy, but changing as new rail lines open

Ridership on UTA is healthy, but changing as new rail lines open Date posted: June 17, 2013

As life along the Wasatch Front changes, public transportation needs change as well.  Communities that could be served by bus alone a few years ago have grown and are now better accessed by higher speed trains with greater capacity and more frequency.  Desire for cleaner air and less crowded roads has led to the current…[read more]

Ride the Bus to Sugar House's Newest Hot Spot

Sugarmont Date posted: June 12, 2013

What was once an empty parking lot is now a colorful community gathering place. Sugarmont Plaza opens tomorrow, June 14, at 2227 S. Highland Drive. The revitalized space gives locals a place to relax after shopping or dining in Sugar House. Sugarmont Plaza is located next to the vacant Desert Industries building on Highland Drive….[read more]

State Street Closed At Night Next Two Weekends for Streetcar Construction

sugar house streetcar greenway rendering Date posted: April 18, 2013

Completion of the first phase of the Sugar House streetcar line is less than nine months away. A section of State Street will be closed to traffic in the evening for the next two weekends to accommodate construction of the streetcar crossing. State Street will be closed to all traffic from Friday, April 19 at…[read more]

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood Visits Salt Lake City

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood Visits Salt Lake Date posted: October 28, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood visited Salt Lake City October 27, to formally announce a $26M Tiger II grant for use on the Sugar House Streetcar Project. Environmental and preliminary engineering has already been completed on the two-mile line that will travel on a historic railroad corridor (see photo below) between the 2100 South…[read more]

Sugar House Streetcar Receives $26 Million Grant

Sugar House Streetcar Receives Grant Date posted: October 20, 2010

Salt Lake City and UTA announced this morning that the Sugar House Streetcar Project was selected as one of just a few projects nationwide to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation TIGER II grant program. Environmental work and preliminary engineering has already been completed for the two-mile line, that will travel between the…[read more]