Greater Salt Lake

Civic leaders announce campaign for transportation funding

August 28, 2015 Isaac Riddle

Since local governments and government agencies can’t actively campaign for Proposition 1, a local option sales tax for transportation funding, local leaders are turning to education campaigns to inform residents of the potential impact of new revenue to pay for various local transportation needs. […]

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Salt Lake City population growth stalled in 2014

May 21, 2015 Isaac Riddle

Suburban communities continued to lead the population growth along the Wasatch Front, while Salt Lake City experienced a slight population decline, according to the 2014 population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Suburban, South Jordan’s […]

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New report shows the costs of sprawl

March 25, 2015 Isaac Riddle

Suburban sprawl costs the United States over $1 trillion a year according to a new report by LSE Cities and the Victoria Transport Policy Institute.  According to the report, sprawl has social and economic costs […]

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Petition calls for moving SLC refineries

January 23, 2015 Isaac Riddle

January in Utah is known for three yearly events: the Sundance Film Festival, the start of the legislative session and winter inversions.  A new petition at change.org seeks to influence that latter two events by […]

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