City finds new life for dead space with 9-Line Park

Salt Lake City’s Westside was the scene of celebration Saturday, August 12, as residents gathered to celebrate the 9-Line and officially recognize new improvements to the trail. The four-hour event billed as the Westside Forward Festival, served as the grand opening for the 9-Line Bike Park and Wasatch Community Gardens’ 9-Line project at the corner […]

Trolley Square developer finalizing project terms with the city

In a meeting that lasted over five hours, various stakeholders gathered last Thursday for a work session with the Historic Landmark Commission to discuss a proposed mixed-use development of 3.5 acres on the 600 South block of 700 East. Nothing has been approved and the developer, Khosrow Semnani of Trolley Square Ventures, will still need approvals from […]

City’s first transit plan headed to Council for vote

While some residents might not feel that the plan is ready, but the Planning Commission voted during their November 9th meeting to forward a favorable recommendation for the city’s first-ever Transit Master Plan. City officials expect the city to gain 40,000 new residents and 20,000 new employees by 2040.  The Transit Master Plan contains recommendations to […]

City seeks input on draft Transit Master Plan

Over a year since the Salt Lake City officials launched an aggressive public outreach to gather feedback on the city’s first ever Transit Master Plan, officials are again asking residents to weigh in before the plan goes before the Salt Lake City Council for final approval. The process to create a transit plan in September 2013 […]

Council seeks Mayor’s input on impact fee moratorium

With the one-year moratorium in Salt Lake City on impact fees set to expire November 2, the Salt Lake City Council is considering a four-month extension. During Tuesday’s work session, council members explored several options on what to do with impact fees after the original moratorium expires next week.  Under state law, impact fee reductions go into […]

Garbett revises plans for former Granite High property

After multiple setbacks, a plan to redevelop the 27-acre campus of the now-defunct Granite High School in South Salt Lake has been revived.  Garbett Homes recently announced updated plans to redevelop the back end of the property, where the school’s pool building is located, with 84 lots for single-family homes. Earlier this year, South Salt Lake […]

City Council explores fixes to city’s housing crisis

As more and more Utahns trade their suburban trappings for life in the big city, the capital’s affordable housing crisis grows increasingly dire with each newly-signed lease or bill of sale. During their work session Tuesday, members of the Salt Lake City Council engaged in a three-hour discussion on the city’s housing crisis with representatives […]