Topic: Transportation

Environews: They built a better road

Mia Love has it wrong re. Doug Owens and the Legacy Highway Utah Congresswoman Mia Love (R-UT-4) has been running misleading attack ads against challenger Doug Owens (D) over his r …

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bus

It’s not that the bus has never let me down. It’s hard to forgive that one particular bus driver last winter who blew past without stopping while I was waiting at night in a blizza …

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Environews: West Davis Corridor rejects Shared Solution

Well, at least we tried. The West Davis Corridor is a proposal for a freeway expansion that would slice through human communities and Great Salt Lake bird habitat at Farmington Bay …

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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: 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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Bike Studs!

Rumor has it snow is coming. Salt Lake City gets enough real snow to make biking fun. There is nothing quite like the exhilaration of gliding through six inches of powder without h …

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