Park City Transit

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The Park City Transit Department several weeks ago put a new limit on the number of bikes that are allowed on the Empire Pass and  Silver Lake Village buses.   The city says it's partly for safety reasons, but the community says if you want people to ride buses, why are you now limiting them?   Lynn Ware Peek has more: 

A new parking program in Old Town will provide incentives for using transit,  and news fees for driving and parking,  but the details won’t be hammered out for months.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

On today's program, Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin discusses the highlights of Wednesday's meeting. Moe Hickey, Kathy Pederson and Steve Gordon from Support Park city School District Schools talk about why they think voters should approve the school bond, Park City Transit and Public Works Director Blake Fonnesbeck and Transit Administration Supervisor talk about what they've heard at the first two public input sessions on transit in Park City and the surrounding areas. Melissa Band and Wade Carpenter talk about the 3rd Annual Leaders for Life Workshop for kids 7- 12.

Leslie Thatcher

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher gets a trails update from Charlie Sturgis, and Park City representatives have an update on the City Hall Plaza.  PCHS physics teacher Charlie Matthews is honored as one of KUED/Salt Lake Tribune Teacher Innovative Awards; Dan Gould is the director of the Institute at Michigan State University and guest speaker at tonight's Youth and Wellness Coalition.  KPCW says farewell to PCMC Transit Director Kent Cashel - who is retiring after a 17 year career.

As all of Park City sees traffic and congestion as it did during a weekend like last weekend, it's understandable that transportation considerations are a big part of future planning. Park City Municipal has put it front and center and at its recent meeting heard an overview of where transportation planning has come from and where it's inevitably going. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Summit County Council Wednesday got an update on their transit system. And it was apparent that their decisions on some major items are awaiting further study. Rick Brough has more.

The two highways that are the backbone of the transportation grid in Park City will see some modifications beginning this spring and various phases over the next half dozen years and will include tunnels and roundabouts. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Sundance Institute

With at least 14 additional busses - sometimes more - running throughout the Sundance Film Festival, you'll never have to get in a car - nor should you, especially with additional parking restrictions around town. Lynn Ware Peek has more.