UTA

Utah Transit Authority says liquor ads do not violate their policies.
commons.wikimedia.org

  An Ogden distillery owner will be able to buy liquor ads on Utah light rail trains and buses after all despite earlier beliefs that these ads were illegal.

The confusion started last week when Steve Conlin, a managing partner with Ogden's Own Distillery, asked how much it would cost to advertise his products on Utah Transit Authority vehicles. He was initially told it was illegal to advertise spirits in Utah.

A TRAX light rail train pulls into the station with railroads, green grass, and a blue sky.
HEAL Utah

New research out of the University of Utah tracks air quality across the Wasatch Front through instruments placed on TRAX light rail trains, revealing diverse air quality patterns throughout the Wasatch Front.

$50 million dollars has been allocated by the Utah State Legislature for public transportation.
UTA

The Utah Transit Authority will receive an estimated $50 million makeover, as it transitions to the newly named Transit District of Utah under Senate Bill 136.

UTA officers are being trained to identify invisible disabilities.
utahcitizennetwork.org

The Utah Transit Authority has implemented a program to train all of its transit police officers to recognize "invisible disabilities" such as autism that often influences the behavior of individuals who use mass transportation.

Transit Police Chief Fred Ross says each officer, as part of their initial training, receives specialized training to identify and assist riders with autism and other types of disabilities.

UTA officers are being trained to identify invisible disabilities.
utahcitizennetwork.org

The Utah Transit Authority has implemented a program to train all of its transit police officers to recognize "invisible disabilities" such as autism that often influences the behavior of individuals who use mass transportation.

Transit Police Chief Fred Ross says each officer, as part of their initial training, receives specialized training to identify and assist riders with autism and other types of disabilities.

The New York Times

Each Friday morning, stream “Behind the Headlines” online at kcpw.org or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast.