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Utah Transit Authority

Public transportation operator northern Utah, United States / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) is a special service district responsible for providing public transportation throughout the Wasatch Front of Utah, in the United States, which includes the metropolitan areas of Ogden, Park City, Provo, Salt Lake City and Tooele. It operates fixed route buses, flex route buses, express buses, ski buses, three light rail lines in Salt Lake County (TRAX), a streetcar line in Salt Lake City (the S-Line), and a commuter rail train (FrontRunner) from Ogden through Salt Lake City to Provo. UTA is headquartered in Salt Lake City with operations and garages in locations throughout the Wasatch Front, including Ogden, Midvale and Orem. Light rail vehicles are stored and maintained at yards at locations in South Salt Lake and Midvale. UTA's commuter rail equipment is stored and serviced at a facility in Salt Lake City. In 2021, the system had a ridership of 23,960,100, or about 100,300 per weekday as of the third quarter of 2022.

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Utah Transit Authority
Bus and TRAX train at the 2700 West Sugar Factory Road station
FoundedMarch 3, 1970
Headquarters669 West 200 South
Salt Lake City, Utah[U 1]
LocaleWasatch Front, Utah, U.S.
Service areaBox Elder, Davis, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Utah, and Weber counties
Service typeTransit bus, light rail, commuter rail, streetcar, bus rapid transit
Routes89 active bus routes as of August 2021[U 2]
3 light rail lines (TRAX)
1 commuter rail line (FrontRunner)
2 bus rapid transit lines (UVX & OGX)
1 streetcar (S-Line)
HubsCentral Pointe
Murray/Murray Central
North Temple/North Temple Bridge/Guadalupe
Ogden Transit Center
Orem Central
Provo Central
Salt Lake Central
West Valley Central
Stations50 (light rail)
15 (commuter rail)
18 (bus rapid transit)
7 (streetcar [stops])
FleetMore than 700 buses
400 vanpools
114 light rail vehicles
53 commuter rail cars
18 locomotives[U 3]
Daily ridership100,300 (weekdays, Q3 2022)[1]
Annual ridership23,960,100 (2021)[2]
Chief executiveJay Fox