transportation

Park City High School

After expert input and a year’s worth of study, the Park City School Board voted  this past summer in favor of moving start times for High School and Junior High students. But it’s not finalized when the changes will take effect.  Carolyn Murray has more.  

With the help of several grants, the People's Health Clinic will be opening a satellite office in Heber City after the start of the new year. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City E Bike Share is First in the United States

Jul 19, 2017
Claire Wiley for PCMC

Park City is first in the United States to have a 100 percent electric bike program.  It kicked off Wednesday with a Golden Spoke Event at the McPolin Barn on Highway 224. 

Carolyn Murray rode along for this story:

McPolin Barn courtesy of Trip Advisor

Summer events and new transportation services are coming to Summit County and the basin this next week.  Carolyn Murray has the story on all the activities. 

summitcounty.org

  The Summit County Council isn't meeting this week.  But after the break, they will continue looking at short-range and long-range transit improvements.  The council, which wrapped up a series of staff reports last week, is planning to set up a subcommittee to grapple with the issues.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more:

As the Summit County Council met this week, much of their time was spent discussing transportation issues.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

Utah Department of Transportation

Summit Council Member David Ure says he was happy to see a big turn out at last week's Transportation Forum - with people speaking out, he says,  who knew what they wanted.   More with Rick Brough.

A standing-roon-only crowd showed up at the Richins Services Building for a Tuesday afternoon transportation forum, organized by Summit County and Park City. The attendees got a chance to indicate their preferences on several options, and in public comment, talked about everything from roundabouts to the role of Vail Resorts. Rick Brough has more.

Members of the Summit County Council are concerned about what's happening in the Mountain Accord process.

Talking to his colleagues Wednesday, Council Member Roger Armstrong spurred comments. He said that with time running out, the Accord discussions on transportation aren't getting down to brass tacks. More troubling, he said, Summit County is being treated as an afterthought, and it feels like the tenor of the meetings is tilting against a possible light rail up Parley's Canyon - but in favor of a rail up SAlt Lake's Cottonwood Canyon. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council has a short agenda Wednesday. But they are looking back at the recently-concluded Summit County Fair, and ahead, to the Mountain Accord regional planning program. Rick Brough has more. 

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