Category Archives: Public Transportation

Legislative committee considers giving cities authority to “earmark” property taxes for roads

Tweet Provo Mayor John Curtis proposed that the Legislature’s Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee enact a law allowing a city like Provo to dedicate a portion of their general property tax revenues to be spent only on roads during interim … Continue reading

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Who’s running UTA, anyway?

Tweet   Terry Diehl used to be a board member of the Utah Transit Authority. But no longer. He’s being investigated by the Attorney General’s Office for allegedly misusing official information about the location of a potential commuter rail station … Continue reading

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Planes, Trains or Automobiles: Does Public Transit Make Sense?

Tweet The Wasatch Front Regional Council recently published a 30-year Regional Transportation Plan for Salt Lake, Davis and Weber counties that calls for a $15 billion investment in 296 miles of major public transit projects. These new projects include 12 … Continue reading

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