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Dalley: U Students Should Better Utilize Their Public Transit Passes

Dalley: U Students Should Better Utilize Their Public Transit Passes

By Nathan Dalley

September 6, 2019

  On any given morning during the school year, a mass of University of Utah students and faculty step onto public transportation. In fact, around one-third of faculty and students ride public transit to campus every day. UTA and the U have worked as a partnership before the first TRAX line e...

U Offers Travel Incentives for a Greener Planet

U Offers Travel Incentives for a Greener Planet

By Mandi Johansen

April 17, 2019

  Many students and faculty on campus are aware of the poor air quality in Utah. The University of Utah is a commuter campus, meaning that many students don’t live on campus and must travel to attend school, work and events. There are incentives in place to encourage students to get to campus...

Getting the Best Price for the U: UTA Charges UVU and BYU Less for Student Transportation Passes

Getting the Best Price for the U: UTA Charges UVU and BYU Less for Student Transportation Passes

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey and Emily Anderson

February 19, 2019

  No time to read? Check out this story's episode of the Floodlights podcast. After paying more than $100 annually in mandatory transportation fees, thousands of University of Utah students use their UCards to board TRAX and buses on a daily basis. The school uses a portion of these fees to pay for annual Utah Transit Authority passes for each of its students and employees. U officials are worried the school may be payi...

U Health Research Finds Link Between Air Pollution and Risk of Miscarriage

U Health Research Finds Link Between Air Pollution and Risk of Miscarriage

By Connor Applegate

January 18, 2019

  A research report from University of Utah Health published at the end of this last year found that pregnant women living along the Wasatch Front are at an increased risk for miscarriage following short-term exposure to air pollution. The paper examines a study conducted by the U of 1,300 women (al...

H2H: Is Public Transportation Worth It?

H2H: Is Public Transportation Worth It?

By Shaelyn Barber and Paul Braden

February 7, 2018

Public Transit Saves the Planet By Shaelyn Barber Each winter, Utah’s infamous inversion hovers over the Salt Lake Valley, filling it with smog so dense it’s more edible than breathable. Utah is often hailed as an outdoor wonderland, but air within the valley stands contrary to this image. La...

Barber: The U’s Night Bus System Poses Danger to Students

Barber: The U’s Night Bus System Poses Danger to Students

By Shaelyn Barber

October 30, 2017

I think it’s a pretty widely accepted fact that the shuttle system at the University of Utah is not ideal. Between inconsistent schedules and inconvenient times, the buses are somewhat of a struggle for students on their way to and from class. Somehow you’re either 20 minutes early for class or f...

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