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UTA Announces Ticket-As-Fare Partnerships for Summer 2024 Events In Salt Lake City and Surrounding Areas
5/24/2024 2:38:00 PM
WHAT: The Utah Transit Authority invites ticket holders to take transit to approved Ticket-As-Fare concerts, sporting events and other activities – at no additional cost to the rider. HOW: The...
UTA Helps Restore Historic Locomotive Donated to Utah Railroad Museum
5/16/2024 11:04:00 AM
Western Pacific 3002 is the first Western Pacific locomotive preserved in Utah Salt Lake City (May 8, 2024) — Thanks to the efforts of volunteers from the Utah Transit Authority and multiple p...
We Move Utah Youth All Summer Long!
5/14/2024 12:49:00 PM
UTA Rider’s License on Sale Soon for $49! When: Riders License, UTA’s summer youth pass, goes on sale May 15, 2024. Passes valid June 1-Aug. 31, 2024. Where: Valid on FrontRunner, TRAX...
UTA Announces Summer Maintenance Projects With Possible Travel Impacts
5/1/2024 12:04:00 PM
Riders, Drivers and Pedestrians in the Areas Should Learn How the Transit Improvements Could Affect Their Travel During Construction Season SALT LAKE CITY (April 30, 2024) — The Utah Transit A...
UTA's Ski Bus Service Concludes Season With Ridership
4/12/2024 10:54:00 AM
Other UTA April 14 Change Day adjustments include the start of Sunday bus service to Lagoon Salt Lake City (April 12, 2024) — As a regular part of April Change Day, the Utah Transit Authority ...
UTA to Host IOC on TRAX
4/10/2024 11:43:00 AM
UTA to Host IOC on TRAX; Discuss Transit Readiness for Potential Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games 2034 WHAT: Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Executive Director Jay Fox, along with SLC-UT 2034 offici...
UTA Studying New TRAX Orange Line Among Options for More Light Rail Service
3/21/2024 11:12:00 AM
Proposed Light Rail Improvements in the TechLink TRAX Study Include Enhancements to Existing Lines and a New Line From the Airport to the University of Utah Research Park Salt Lake City (March 21, 2...
UTA Announces Ambitious 30-Year Transit Plan: UTA Moves 2050
3/15/2024 3:05:00 PM
Board of Trustees Approved Vision That Includes Increasing Frequency, Expansion of Lines, and Innovative Options To Meet Growing Demand Salt Lake City (March 15, 2024) The Utah Transit Authority (UT...
UTA to Hold Virtual Public Meeting Regarding August Change Day
3/12/2024 3:28:00 PM
Proposed Change Day Plan Includes Extending Reduced Fare Eligibility to More Riders, Simplifying Fares to Benefit Frequent Riders, and Sunsetting Zero Fares on UVX in Utah County What: Utah Transit ...
small ideas - BIG WINS
3/8/2024 11:10:00 AM
UTA introduced the Workforce Innovations (WINS) program to capture employee ideas. This program is at the heart of UTA’s commitment to empower every team member and foster an environment where ...
Media Ride-Along, Interview Opportunity with Utah Transit Authority's New TRAX Ambassadors
3/7/2024 1:37:00 PM
WHAT: UTA has new rider support personnel on the TRAX Blue Line. The blue-vested TRAX Ambassadors will provide rider information, support a safe environment, and connect passengers to community resou...
UTA Seeking Public Input on Proposed August 2024 Changes
2/28/2024 3:24:00 PM
Proposed Change Day Plan Includes Extending Reduced Fare Eligibility to More Riders, Simplifying Fares to Benefit Frequent Riders, and Sunsetting Zero Fares on UVX in Utah County Salt Lake City (Feb...
Celebrate Valentine's Day On UTA's Date NIte Train
2/8/2024 10:26:00 AM
UTA is excited to announce its newest Fun in Transit event, Date Nite Train, taking place on select FrontRunner trips on Feb. 14. This unique Valentine’s evening experience invites couples and ...
UTA and Partners Host Transit Day at the Capitol
1/22/2024 10:54:00 AM
Building transit-oriented communities is a key part of Utah’s sustainable growth What: Statewide transit providers and metropolitan planning organizations will showcase transit’s role in...
UTA Encourages Safe Travel Options on New Year’s Eve
12/29/2023 4:19:00 PM
UTA will offer regular Sunday service on New Year’s Eve, providing a safe and convenient travel option to and from celebrations. Riders are encouraged to plan their trip ahead of activities as ...
All Aboard UTA's Jingle Train
12/8/2023 3:22:00 PM
Come meet Santa and take pictures with the family! Who: Santa…and kids of all ages! What: UTA Jingle Train, photos with Santa, and caroling When: TRAX - Dec. 9, 2023, 4-6 p.m. / FrontRunner...
UTA Service Impact Recognized Utah Transportation Conference
11/20/2023 2:31:00 PM
The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) came away from the 2023 Utah Transportation Conference with several awards for the agency’s service to the community. The conference, held from Oct. 24 through...
UTA Set to Pull the Wraps Off Provo Pedestrian Bridge
11/13/2023 4:32:00 PM
Stairs on both sides include a bike runnel allowing bikes to be wheeled up/down staircases Salt Lake City, Utah - The Utah Transit Authority (UTA), in partnership with Provo City, the Utah Departmen...
UTA Hosting Talks Aimed at Restoring Rail Service Connecting Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, and Boise
11/3/2023 9:56:00 AM
Utah, Idaho and Nevada officials will collaborate on Corridor ID grant applications What: Intercity Passenger Rail Conference When: November 3, 2023, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Utah Transit Authorit...
UTA Announces Enhanced Ski bus Service for Coming Season
10/23/2023 9:26:00 AM
The Utah Transit Authority (UTA), in partnership with Alta Ski Area, Brighton Resort, Snowbird, and Solitude Mountain Resort, has announced plans for increased customer capacity on its Ski Bus routes...
UTA On Demand Service Makes Switch to All-Electric in Tooele
10/19/2023 10:48:00 AM
Electric Vans and Charging Stations Replacing Gas Powered Vehicles WHAT: Tooele County UTA On Demand Electrification Launch WHEN: Thursday, October 19, 2023 / Noon-12:30 p.m. WHERE: Tooele Senior ...
UTA Set for Ribbon-Cutting at 300 North Pedestrian Bridge
10/18/2023 8:58:00 AM
New structure creates a safer commute for West High School students Along with federal, Salt Lake City and West High School officials, the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) will officially open the new 3...
Utah Valley Express Celebrates Five Years of Connecting Communities
10/17/2023 11:36:00 AM
The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) is proud to announce the fifth anniversary celebration of its Utah Valley Express (UVX) line. To commemorate this anniversary, a special birthday celebration is plann...
UTA Set to Unveil Media Blitz for New Brand Campaign
10/4/2023 11:24:00 AM
The Utah Transit Authority is rolling out a new advertising campaign that reminds Utahns they can reduce stress by choosing mass transit. Titled Road Therapy, three new television spots will air on ...
UTA Receives Best Workplace For Commuters Designation
9/22/2023 3:05:00 PM
Agency Meets National Standard of Excellence for Employee Commuter Benefits The Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida has recognized the Utah Transit Author...
Transportation Partners Kick Off Rail Safety Week
9/18/2023 3:22:00 PM
What: Rail Safety Week begins statewide Monday, September 18, 2023. This year during Rail Safety Week’s Utah Operation Lifesaver, the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), the Utah Transit A...
UTA and SLCSD Introduce Guardian Pass for Parents
8/30/2023 1:23:00 PM
The Salt Lake City School District (SLCSD), Salt Lake Education Foundation, Salt Lake City Corporation, and UTA are not only renewing the popular Transit Pass for students. They are now teaming up to...
Senator Mitt Romney Visits UTA
8/24/2023 4:52:00 PM
On Monday, August 21, Senator Mitt Romney visited the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) to learn about how UTA and other local associations utilize federal funding. The day began at the Salt Lake Central ...
OGX Grand Experience Celebrates UTAs New Bus Rapid Transit Line in Ogden
8/24/2023 4:18:00 PM
When: Saturday, August 26, 2023 - 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Farmers Market - 25th Street and Washington Boulevard - Ogden What: Join UTA for the OGX Grand Xperience! In celebration of our newest bus ...
American Public Transportation Association Honors Michael Allegra and Anja Graves
8/18/2023 9:55:00 AM
On Tuesday, August 15, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) honored Michael Allegra, former president and CEO of the Utah Transit Authority (UTA), by inducting him into the APTA Hall...
OGX Buses Begin Running This Sunday on August Change Day
8/16/2023 9:32:00 AM
After 20 years of planning and more than two years of construction, UTA’s Ogden Express (OGX) will begin offering full service this Sunday, August 20, on August Change Day. UTA constantly rev...
UTA Announces Zero Fare for Clean Air August 17-18
8/15/2023 11:13:00 AM
In partnership with the Utah State Legislature, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR), and the Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah (HEAL Utah), the U...
UTA Now Features Planes, Trains and Automobiles
8/14/2023 10:40:00 AM
In a certain sense, if drones are considered aircraft, UTA can now boast having planes, trains and automobiles, not to mention a fleet of several hundred buses, serving the Wasatch Front. The airbo...
UTA Welcomes FTA for OGX Ribbon Cutting in Ogden
8/1/2023 1:52:00 PM
Event Details: OGX Ribbon Cutting Date: August 2 Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Solomon Center Plaza Address: 2261 Kiesel Ave, Ogden, UT 84401 Following the ribbon cutting, UTA will conduct ...
UTA Receives $17 Million Federal Grant To Purchase Low-emission CNG Buses
7/5/2023 12:00:00 AM
The Utah Transit Authority will receive funding from the federal government to acquire low-emission compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to replace older diesel buses on routes serving disadvantaged co...
UTA Officer Helps Wandering Soul Find His Way Home
6/23/2023 12:00:00 AM
It is true: Not all who wander are lost. Still, it is likely J.R.R. Tolkien, the author credited with that quote, did not consider the unfortunate souls bedeviled by one of the most mysterious, confo...
Cougar Commuter Goes to College on FrontRunner
6/2/2023 12:43:00 AM
Rebekah Torgesen was facing a challenge: a 200-mile challenge stretching from Brigham City, Utah, to Provo, Utah, and back. This was a dilemma Rebekah had to solve in order to graduate from college. L...
UTA TRAX Employees Save Life
6/2/2023 12:00:00 AM
According to Hebrew scripture, whoever saves a single life is thought to have saved the world. In a sense, that simple message crossed the mind of Chris Charlesworth at 6:52 a.m. on April 29, 2023. ...
$60 Million Awarded to UTA for New TRAX Vehicles
5/9/2023 1:52:00 PM
$60 million Awarded to UTA for TRAX Vehicle Replacement Project Congressional infrastructure bill will update Utah’s light rail system (Salt Lake City, Utah) The U.S. Department of Transportati...
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