Airport http://kuer.org en Transit Ridership Jumps http://kuer.org/post/transit-ridership-jumps <p></p><p>Americans are using public transit more than ever. And Utahns are part of that trend.</p><p>A new report says Americans took a record 10.7 billion trips last year on public transportation. The Utah Transit Agency has seen a similar trend. Its trains, buses and trolleys logged 44 million trips last year -- more than ever before.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>American Fork resident Greg Davidson rides the new FrontRunner line from where he lives in Utah County into Salt Lake City a few times a month. Today he’s headed to the airport on the new TRAX line.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:31:58 +0000 Judy Fahys 43181 at http://kuer.org Transit Ridership Jumps UTA Making Route Changes in Preparation for New Airport TRAX line http://kuer.org/post/uta-making-route-changes-preparation-new-airport-trax-line <p>The <a href="http://www.rideuta.com">Utah Transit Authority</a> is holding <a href="http://www.rideuta.com/content/happenings.aspx">public meetings this week on several proposed route changes</a> and reductions.&nbsp;</p><p>In connection with the start of service on the new Airport TRAX line in April UTA is proposing several route changes including eliminating routes in Salt Lake, Tooele, and Davis County. UTA spokesman Gerry Carpenter says he thinks for the most part these changes will be well received.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 22:43:20 +0000 Brian Grimmett 23686 at http://kuer.org UTA Making Route Changes in Preparation for New Airport TRAX line