FrontRunner http://kuer.org en 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 Committee Recommends Moving Prison from Draper http://kuer.org/post/committee-recommends-moving-prison-draper <p></p><p>The state’s Prison Relocation Authority Committee has endorsed the idea of moving Utah’s main state prison away from Draper, and that's something the business community there would like to see.</p><p>Bill Rappleye, the head of Draper's Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Draper City Council, thinks that's a great idea.&nbsp; He says it would allow the kind of high-tech businesses that have been locating in Utah County to come into his city.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:57:50 +0000 Dan Bammes 22510 at http://kuer.org Committee Recommends Moving Prison from Draper