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Salt Lake City's Draft Transit Plan in Search of Funding

Salt Lake City has an ambitious transit master plan on the table. Now the funding is necessary to back up that ambition.
August 11, 2017, 7am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Three of every four Salt Lake City residents would enjoy buses or trains coming at least every 15 minutes within two blocks of their homes, under a new draft city master plan for transit over the next 20 years," reports Lee Davidson.

Funding remains the plan's biggest hurdle, and both the Salt Lake City Council and the Utah Transit Authority are considering a funding strategy. According to Davidson, "they are debating whether it is wiser to phase it in over time — with some low-cost small successes to build support for bigger steps later — or to take bold, expensive moves to implement much of an enhanced system quickly."

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Published on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in The Salt Lake Tribune
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