Tag: Salt Lake City

Towns wave white flag in fight for pedestrian safety

Towns wave white flag in fight for pedestrian safety

July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The road to pedestrian hell is paved with good intentions — and lined with brightly colored flags. Bridgeport, Conn., is the latest American city to institute a pedestrian flag system at one of its downtown intersections. The concept is easy to grasp: Pedestrians grab a flag from a post and wave it as they cross […]

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Study: Salt Lake City light rail reduces traffic

Study: Salt Lake City light rail reduces traffic

July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

A recent study has discovered that the light-rail system in Salt Lake City, Utah, reduces traffic, cuts costs and may improve the environment, reports the blog Planetizen. The study found that a light-rail line “reduces daily [traffic] from 44,000 (if it did not exist) to 22,300 (what actually occurs) on one arterial.” The study, Effect […]

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Salt Lake City angles for mass transit upgrades

Salt Lake City angles for mass transit upgrades

January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Salt Lake City commuters may eventually enjoy faster buses and trains, fewer transfers, and cleaner air. But “may” is the keyword — the Salt Lake City Council has asked for a Transit Master Plan to promote “a future of clean air, economic development and a lifestyle independent of cars,” according to The Salt Lake City […]

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