The transportation department’s protracted Express Lane fee increase is set to go into effect Saturday.
The UTA Board of Trustees is to be reduced from 16 members to just 3 per an overhaul outlined in legislation Utah lawmakers approved earlier this year.
The Utah Transit Authority Board recently approved a “Memorandum of Understanding” that finalized funding sources for a 35 percent local match on the approximately $79 million BRT project.
Hundreds of transportation projects, worth billions of dollars — including many in Weber, Davis, Morgan and Box Elder counties — are awaiting public scrutiny.
Commuters who drive through the intersection of 12th Street and Washington Boulevard can count on a traffic snarl for the remainder of the summer.
Attendees will be able to meet with city and UTA staff to ask questions about the project. They’ll also be able to participate in an interactive design charrette, where they can offer feedback and suggestions on development along the future BRT corridor.
The Layton Midtown Crossing is set to open June 25. According to Utah Department of Transportation spokesman Vic Saunders, a ceremony will be held prior to the opening, at 10:30 a.m. Monday near the parking lot of the Tinseltown theater, 720 W. 1500 North.