Topic: Transportation

Environews: UTA to add electric buses

– By Amy Brunvand The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) and University of Utah have received a $5.4 million federal grant to purchase five new electric busses to be operated on the busy …

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Comings & Goings: SLC GREENbikes reopens

– By Sophie Silverstone GREENbikes, downtown’s bikeshare program, has been growing exponentially. It kicked off its fourth season on March 17, its earliest date to open yet. The sy …

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Environews: Mapping walkability

– By Amy Brunvand The Wasatch Front Regional Council has created a “story map” showing the walkability of 1,200 blocks throughout the Wasatch Front. Walking is beneficial in countl …

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Environews: Mapping walkability

– By Amy Brunvand The Wasatch Front Regional Council has created a “story map” showing the walkability of 1,200 blocks throughout the Wasatch Front. Walking is beneficial in countl …

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Environews: Mapping walkability

– By Amy Brunvand The Wasatch Front Regional Council has created a “story map” showing the walkability of 1,200 blocks throughout the Wasatch Front. Walking is beneficial in countl …

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Environews: October 2015 – Transit funding on November ballots

Environmental news from around the state and the West. —by Amy Brunvand Transit funding on November ballots On November 3, voters in Box Elder, Weber, Davis, Tooele, Salt Lake and …

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My Other Car is a Bicycle

Cleaning polluted urban air is no easy task. But as smog levels from Athens to Beijing to Salt Lake City increasingly pose a threat to residents’ health, some cities are taking dra …

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Talking Cars

Why drive an electric or hybrid vehicle? –by Alan Boyer As the owner of a hybrid and electric vehicle maintenance and repair shop I get asked this question often. I almost always …

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