In his annual state-of-the-city speech, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker highlighted what he sees as his most important accomplishment: a streetcar.
Jan 6, 2011 Deseret News
Officials in Utah have approved plans for a bus rapid transit system between Provo and Orem, which will be the state's first BRT system.
Aug 16, 2009 Deseret News
Salt Lake City has seen its share of foreclosure in its outer suburbs. Local planners and urban planning professors see this as an opportunity to convince locals of the benefits of city living.
Apr 14, 2009 Deseret News
Legislators in Utah have approved a bill that would allow the Utah Department of Natural Resources to swap a 3,000 year old Native American village to a group of developers intent on building a new transit station.
Mar 13, 2009 Deseret News
Draper, UT will soon be seeing new transit-oriented development, where there will be no building height restrictions or population caps.
Nov 5, 2008 Deseret News
<p>Plans for a Broadway-style theater and "cultural district" in downtown Salt Lake City moves forward.</p>
May 7, 2008 Deseret News
<p>After a recent audit revealed that long-time problems that have plagued the city's planning division, local leaders are taking action to remedy the situation.</p>
Apr 22, 2008 Deseret News
Planners hope to counter rows of monotonous housing with design standards such as mandating "visual relief" through architectural features and a minimum of two colors on each unit.
Apr 14, 2005 Deseret News
New rail stations to open in 2007 will offer residents of towns north of Salt Lake City new economic options.
Jan 2, 2005 Deseret News
The Utah Supreme Court rules that a citizen referendum attempting to overturn a rezone was not appropriate.
Aug 24, 2004 Deseret News