Friday, April 04, 2008

Becker Supports Streetcar

Here is an article from yesterday's Salt Lake Tribune about Salt Lake Mayor Ralph Becker throwing his support to get the Sugarhouse streetcar project moving faster.

There is an interesting comment from the owner of the SugeHouse BBQ. He worries about loosing parking because he is currently illegally using some one else's property to allow his diners to park. In this case it happens to be UTA former Union Pacific former Rio Grande railroad property. Now can you imagine the screaming that would go on if UTA passengers were using someone else's property to park N' ride. Seems to be a little of a double standard there. At least the owner supports the line.

There has been plenty of comments left by the peanut gallery including one that calls himself "modern transport" who calls for going back to 1950's transportation policies.

3 comments:

Adron said...

"1950's transportation policies."

Like building nothing but interstates? hahahaahahaaa.

What a joke.

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Anonymous said...

Your assessment of the situation is completely incorrect. The bbq restaurant had a lease on the space, which UTA cancelled, eliminating the parking. Your publication borders on libel.