Friday, June 30, 2006

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Thursday, June 29, 2006

My Proposed UTA Restructuring Route 502

My proposed restructuring of Utah Transit Authority Bus Service.

Route 502:

From the Intermodal Terminal in Salt Lake City via 600 West, 200 South, 400 West, 400 South, State Street, North Temple, 300 West, 600 North, I-15, 500 South, Main Street, Willey Street, 500 North, I-15, 200 West, State, Main, Sheppard Lane, US Highway 89, Nicholls Road, Mountain Road, US Highway 89, Cherry Lane, Valley View Drive, US Highway 89, and South Weber Drive to the South Weber Park N' Ride Lot. Then via South Weber Drive, US Highway 89, Harrison Blvd, Dixon Drive, Unversity Circle, Harrison Blvd, 30th, and Wall to the Ogden Intermodal Depot.

Stops:

All Downtown Fare Free Zone Stops, 500 South/200 West, Main Street/500 South, Main Street/Center Street, Willey/Main, Main/State in Farmington, 700 West Sheppard Lane, Fruit Heights State Center, 200 North, Oak Hills Drive, Cherry Lane, 2490 Valley View Drive, State Route 193, South Weber P&R Lot, Harrison/5600 South, Harrison/Edgewood, Weber State University, Harrison/36th, Harrison/30th, 30th/Quincy, 30th/Jefferson, 30th/Washington, 30th/Wall, and Wall/25th.

Frequency: Monday-Saturday 30-minute, Sundays 60-Minute.

Buses: MCI Commuter Cruisers

Replaces: Route 55

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Business Leaders Push for Transit Tax

Business leaders push transit tax

My Proposed UTA Restructuring Route 500

My proposed restructuring of Utah Transit Authority Bus Service

Route 500:

From 800 South/Turf Farm Road in Payson via 800 South, 100 East, 100 North, Main Street, I-15, Exit 257, Main Street, 1000 North/Chappel Drive, US Highway 6, I-15, Exit 259, with a loop of 400 South, 1750 West, 500 South, Frontage Road, 900 South, 1750 West, and 400 South, then I-15, University Avenue, Eastbay Blvd, 1600 South, 180 East, Eastbay Blvd, University Parkway, I-15, University Drive, a loop of 1200 South and College Drive, Unviersity Parkway, I-15, 1600 North and 1200 West to the Home Depot P&R. Then via 1200 West, 1600 North, I-15, and Main Street to the Lehi P&R Lot. Then via Main, I-15 and Highland to the Point of the Mountain Transit Center. Then via Highland, I-15, 5400 South and Cottonwood to the Murray Central TRAX station. Then via Cottonwood, 5400 South, I-15, 400 South, 400 West, 200 South, and 600 West to the Intermodal Depot. Then via 600 West, 200 South, 400 West, 400 South, I-15, 500 South, 500 West (Bountiful), I-15, Parrish Lane with a loop of Frontage Road and North Market Place, Parrish Lane, I-15, US 89, Park Lane, I-15, 200 North and 600 West to the Kaysville Park and Ride. Then via 600 West, 200 North, I-15, 5600 South and the Frontage Road to the Roy/Riverdale Park and Ride Lot. Then via the Frontage Road, Riverdale Road, I-15, 31th Street/30th Street, and Wall to the Ogden Intermodal Terminal. Then via Wall, 20th/21st Streets, I-15, 2700 North and 1850 West to the 2700 North Park N' Ride Lot. Then via 1850 West, 2700 North, I-15, 1100 South, and Main Street to 700 North in Brigham City.

Stops:

Turf Farm Road, 800 South/100 East, 400 South, 100 North/Main, 600 North, Spanish Fork Park N' Ride Lot, Springville Park N' Ride Lot, Eastbay/1600 South, UVSC, Home Depot Park and Ride, Lehi Park and Ride, Point of the Mountain Transit Center, Murray Central TRAX station, Salt Lake City Intermodal Depot, 500 South/500 West (Bountiful), Centerville Center, Park Lane/US 89, Kaysville Park and Ride, and Hill Field Road to the Layton Hills Mall. Then via Hill Field Road, I-15, Layton Hills Mall, Roy/Riverdale Park and Ride Lot, Ogden Intermodal Terminal, 21st Street Park N' Ride Lot, 2700 North Park N' Ride, Main/1100 South, Main/500 South, Main/Forest, Main/400 North and Main/700 North.

Frequency:

Ogden-Springville Monday-Saturday 30-minute, Sunday 60-minute
Brigham City-Payson 7 Days a Week 60-Minute.

Buses:

MCI Commuter Cruisers

Notes: This will provide a one seat ride across the Wasatch Front. It will also give riders faster service and will still connect with most major trunck bus routes in the various communities.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

My Proposed UTA Restructuring-Misc Routes

My proposed restructuring of Utah Transit Authority Bus Routes. Here are some misc. UTA bus routes and how they would be renumbered.

Old Route Number: New Route Number:
28 985

60 990
61 991
62 992
63 993

68 995

80 997

89 998

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Friday, June 02, 2006

My Proposed UTA Restructuring Route 935

My proposed restructuring of Utah Transit Authority bus service.

Route 935:

From the Sandy Civic Center TRAX station via Sego Lily, East Dell Drive, 9400 South, then a loop of 9400 South, 3100 East, and Mount Jordan Road, then via 9400 South, Quail Hollow, Falcon Way, and Highland Drive to the Highland Drive Transit Center. Then via Highland Drive, Alta Canyon Road, Escalante, Robidoux Road, Willow Creek Drive, Bridger Blvd, Alta Canyon Road, Willow Hills Drive, Qual Hollow, Newcastle/8600 South/8680 South, and 300 East to the Historic Sandy TRAX station. Then via 300 East, 9400 South, 255 West, 10000 South, Centennial Drive, Southtowne Mall, 10600 South, State Street, and 10000 South/Sego Lily Drive to the Sandy Civic Center TRAX Station.

Frequency: Route will run both clockwise and counter-clockwise with buses running Monday-Friday 30-minutes and Saturdays 60-minutes.

Buses: Cutaway Van Buses.

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Thursday, June 01, 2006

My Proposed UTA Restructuring Route 926

My proposed restructuring of Utah Transit Authority bus service.

Route 926:

From the Sandy Civic Center TRAX station via Sego Lily/10000 South, Centennial Parkway, through Southtowne Mall, 10600 South, State Street/Factory Outlet Drive/Minuteman Drive, 13200 South, 150 East, Bangerter Highway and Pony Express Drive to IKEA. Then via Pony Express Drive, Bangerter Highway, 13800 South/Minuteman Drive, and Highland to the Point of the Mountain Transit Center. Then via Highland Drive, Bangerter Road?, 13800 South, 300 East, and 12600 South to the Draper Transit Center. Then via 12600 South/Draper Parkway, 1000 East/Carnation, 700 East, and Sego Lily to the Sandy Civic Center TRAX station.

Buses: 30-foot buses.

Frequency: Buses will run both clockwise and counter-clockwise on this loop and both will run Monday-Friday 30-minutes, Saturdays 60-minutes.