Clearing the Air: The Transit Solution

Feb 14, 2013

Thursday on RadioWest we’re kicking off a series examining Utah’s air quality. With the majority of the region’s seasonal smog coming from automobiles, getting more people out of their cars and into buses and trains is often cited as part of the remedy for what ails our air. So the question is this: If more Wasatch Front residents used mass transit, how much better could our air actually be? We want to hear from you. What’s it like using mass transit in Utah? Is it convenient? Affordable? Is it perfectly adequate or could it be better, and if so, how? Join us.


  • Soren Simsonsen represents District 7 on the Salt Lake City Council 
  • Michael Allegra is the general manager of UTA
  • Andrew Gruber is the executive director of the Wasatch Front Regional Council