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Wasatch Front

November 20, 2020, 7am PST
The Utah Transit Authority is proposing a new approach to transit service design for the counties on the Wasatch Front, focusing changes on a "core route network" of frequent service.
The Salt Lake Tribune
July 16, 2020, 7am PDT
The state of Utah created Envision Utah in the late 1990s to address growth while maintaining quality of life and protecting the environment in the state. The plan set goals for 2020, so it's time to evaluate its success.
The Salt Lake Tribune
December 12, 2019, 8am PST
New research is quantifying the environmental consequences of land use patterns and water diversions in Northern Utah.
The Salt Lake Tribune
November 8, 2015, 5am PST
Prop. 1, a quarter-cent sales tax that would benefit public transit in Wasatch Range counties, passed in 10 counties but was defeated in seven, including the populous Salt Lake County where supporters have yet to concede due to the narrow loss.
The Salt Lake Tribune
June 18, 2014, 10am PDT
A major challenge facing oil companies in the Uinta Basin is how to transport the crude to market. Alignments have been winnowed and the mode appears to be selected - rail. Total cost: $2 billion to extract $30 billion worth of oil and gas reserves.
The Salt Lake Tribune
September 12, 2013, 10am PDT
Call it the law of unintended consequences. Alerts of "bad air days" that ask motorists in the Wasatch Front to reduce driving had the opposite effect, prompting some residents to drive away from lowlands to the mountains where air may be healthier.
The Salt Lake Tribune
February 25, 2013, 12pm PST
For a state that prides itself on being a nature lovers' paradise, a growing struggle with hazardous air pollution threatens Utah's very identity. Dan Frosch examines the factors contributing to the epidemic, and some of the proposed solutions.
The New York Times
May 21, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Sprawl is consuming small towns in Utah, and creating one of the largest megapolitan regions in the U.S.</p>
Deseret Morning News