Tag Archives: Sugar House

The S-Line Celebrates its First Birthday

The S-Line Celebrates its First Birthday Date posted: December 8, 2014

Utah’s first modern streetcar turns one year old today. The S-Line opened on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, giving riders a way to explore South Salt Lake and Sugar House neighborhoods, visit parks, businesses and restaurants and connect with TRAX. Almost 328,000 boardings have been recorded on the S-Line since it opened, with an average of…[read more]

Riding the S-Line Streetcar: Everything You Need to Know

Riding the S-Line Streetcar: Everything You Need to Know Date posted: August 13, 2014

Riding the S-Line, Utah’s first modern streetcar, is a great way to access locally owned stores and restaurants, visit parks and community centers and connect to the Parley’s Trail system. What’s more, the S-Line is affordable (just $1 with your FAREPAY card) and easy to use. Today, we’re answering a few common questions about riding…[read more]

Crowds brave the cold to ride UTA’s first streetcar

Date posted: December 9, 2013

Hundreds of people braved snow flurries and chilly temperatures to ride the S-Line for the first time last weekend. More than 2,300 boardings were recorded during the S-Line community celebration, which ran from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. To celebrate the opening of Utah Transit Authority’s first streetcar, UTA will give…[read more]

Officials say S-Line will foster growth, shape communities

Date posted: December 6, 2013

The opening of the Utah Transit Authority’s first streetcar will boost economic development and foster growth within South Salt Lake and Sugar House, officials said at today’s S-Line grand opening celebration. “The streetcar is more than just a movement,” said South Salt Lake Mayor Cherie Wood. “It is reshaping our community.” When the two-mile streetcar…[read more]

Eat, shop and explore from the new S-Line

Date posted: November 27, 2013

When the S-Line opens on Dec. 8, it will bring public transit access to one of the most unique neighborhoods along the Wasatch Front. South Salt Lake City and Sugar House are full of locally-owned restaurants, eclectic shops and family-friendly public spaces. We’ve outlined a few of the places you can visit from the S-Line,…[read more]

Food is Your Fare at the S-Line Community Celebration

Food is Your Fare at the S-Line Community Celebration Date posted: November 12, 2013

In less than a month, Salt Lake City’s first streetcar in more than 50 years will begin operation. To celebrate, the Utah Transit Authority is inviting the public to ride the S-Line free with a food donation on Saturday, Dec. 7. Passengers can board the S-Line free of charge from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m….[read more]

S-Line Safety Tips

Safety tips for using the S-Line Date posted: October 16, 2013

The grand opening of Salt Lake’s first modern streetcar is less than eight weeks away. To prepare for the start of service, UTA will start pre-revenue testing tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 17. Two test trains will begin running on a regular schedule and operating at speeds of up to 25 mph. The testing is designed to…[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]

700 East Sugar House Streetcar Construction

Sugar House Track Pouring Date posted: October 11, 2012

Sugar House Streetcar construction crews will work around the clock beginning Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. and continuing through Monday, Oct. 15, at 5 a.m. to install one of the project’s largest railroad crossings. During construction, 700 East will be closed to through traffic between 2100 South and Ashton Ave. Local business access will be maintained during…[read more]

Get Your Superhero On At Black Cat Comics

Date posted: February 11, 2011

Spider Man, Batman, and Iron Man, aside from being very man-centric what do these have in common? Superheroes, sure. Blockbuster movies, that too. But the origin of these and many other popular characters began in comic books. What’s that you say? You’ll see the movies but comic books are for kids. Nothing could be further from…[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]

Dining on Route 21 Sugar House to the University of Utah

Date posted: October 27, 2010

Route 21 runs from the Central Pointe TRAX Station up 2100 South to 2100 East. At 2100 East, it makes a turn north and heads to the University of Utah. This route runs every 15 minutes on weekdays and every half hour on Saturdays. Sunday service is limited. There are dozens of dining options along…[read more]