TRAX http://kuer.org en Officials Test Response to Crisis on Airport TRAX Line http://kuer.org/post/officials-test-response-crisis-airport-trax-line <p></p><p></p><p>Utah Transit Authority is set for the grand opening of the Salt Lake Regional Airport TRAX line next month, but before riders can climb aboard law enforcement and emergency management personnel are performing some exercises to prepare for a crisis situation.</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:05:10 +0000 Whittney Evans 26714 at http://kuer.org Officials Test Response to Crisis on Airport TRAX Line Clearing the Air: More Utahns Opt for Public Transit http://kuer.org/post/clearing-air-more-utahns-opt-public-transit <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utahns</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;are well-acquainted with the dirty air lurking beyond their front doors in a winter in</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">version or summer ozone day.&nbsp; A long string of unhe</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">althy air days this winter has many residents saying "enough". Today </span>KUER<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> News and </span>RadioWest<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> begin “<a href="http://radiowest.kuer.org/topic/clearing-air">Clearing the Air</a>,” a special series aimed at exploring the problem of Utah’s poor air quality and ways to improve it.&nbsp; One of the contributing factors is car emissions, but is public transit a viable option for those living on the Wasatch Front? Can people use their cars less without compromising their lifestyle?&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Whittney Evans 25000 at http://kuer.org Clearing the Air: More Utahns Opt for Public Transit UTA to Begin Testing Airport TRAX Line http://kuer.org/post/uta-begin-testing-airport-trax-line <p>Major construction on the Utah Transit Authority TRAX Line to the Salt Lake International Airport is wrapping up this week with testing scheduled to begin as early as next week. UTA officials announced today the light rail system will be officially open on April 14, 2013. Utah Transit Authority spokesman, Gerry Carpenter, says with commuter rail to Provo opening in December, all metro areas will soon be connected.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 21:24:48 +0000 Bob Nelson 20172 at http://kuer.org