UTA is looking for a name for the new Provo Orem TRIP bus rapid transit line! Here’s your opportunity to be part of the process to decide what the line will be called.
Rules & Guidelines
- One entry per person
- To be considered, entries must be submitted via the secure form on this page
- Names must be in accordance with UTA policy, provided below, and the final name must be approved by the UTA Board of Trustees.
- Names should be descriptive, as short as possible and should not refer to a commercial entity
- Names that are vulgar or derogative will not be considered
- Entries will be collected into a database to be reviewed by the project’s Executive Committee
Process & Timeline
October 23 - November 5 – Public naming suggestions accepted
November 9, 2017– Names that meet the above rules and guidelines will be brought before the TRIP Executive Committee for review. The Executive Committee is made up of leaders from Utah County, Provo, Orem, Mountainland Association of Governments, UDOT and UTA. The Executive Committee will narrow the selections down to three finalists and two alternates that meet the attributes and UTA Board of Trustees naming policy. UTA will then submit the finalists to a copyright review.
December 14, 2017 – Based on the outcome of a copyright review, the Executive Committee will recommend a maximum of three finalists to be presented to the public for a voting process.
December 18, 2017 - January 5, 2018 – Voting on the three finalists will be accepted through this page. After voting has concluded, the Executive Committee will receive the results and identify the winning name for submission to the UTA Board of Trustees for consideration and approval.
January 10, 2018 – The UTA Board of Trustees Working Committee will consider the submitted name and forward a recommendation for consideration by the full board.
January 24, 2018 – The UTA Board of Trustees will consider and vote on the name for the Provo-Orem TRIP line.
When deciding on a design for the new BRT buses, the project’s executive committee came up with a list of attributes to help guide the design process. Below is the list of attributes to keep in mind when coming up with your name suggestion.
Words Associated with the Project:
UTA Board of Trustees Policy
Executive Limitations Policy No. 2.1.6
Naming of Authority Stations, Facilities and Branding of Service
With respect to the naming of Authority stations and facilities, the General Manager shall not select names that are not beneficial or convenient to patrons, and that do not assist patrons in navigating the system; i.e. geographical coordinates. Secondary station names may relate to geographical landmarks or public activities or names that have historical or cultural significance to the immediate area in which the station is located. In addition, the General Manager shall not:
1. Name any Authority rail station, facility or branding of service after any individual, either living or deceased.
2. Fail to perform due diligence in researching any name under consideration for any Authority rail station, facility or branding of service.
3. Fail to bring names of Authority rail stations, facilities or branding of service to the Board for approval.