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FrontRunner: Salt Lake City gets more Rail
« on: May 05, 2008, 05:00:00 AM »
FrontRunner: Salt Lake City gets more Rail



Today, Jacksonville celebrates the opening of JTA's Five Points Trolley. Meanwhile on the other side of the country, Salt Lake City residents are flocking to the recently completed FrontRunner commuter rail line and enjoying the economic development the line is bringing with it.

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Re: FrontRunner: Salt Lake City gets more Rail
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2008, 08:56:03 AM »
Pretty amazing considering how conservative the state of Utah is.  Amazingly economical construction costs too.
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Re: FrontRunner: Salt Lake City gets more Rail
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2008, 08:58:39 AM »
Having spent some time in SLC for work, I can attest to the fact that this commuter rail is going to be Godsend for those that live outside the metro area.  The number 1 complaint my coworkers have is about traffic, especially in the UT winters.  It can take someone well over an hour to travel no more than 20 miles...which is probably why it's not uncommon to see someone bundeled up in ski gear riding on their mountain bike to work.
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Re: FrontRunner: Salt Lake City gets more Rail
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2008, 09:03:19 AM »
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which is probably why it's not uncommon to see someone bundeled up in ski gear riding on their mountain bike to work
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