December 9, 2009
Beginning Sunday, Dec. 13, Utah Transit Authority will begin regular ski service to resorts in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons, including Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude. UTA will also begin service to Sundance Ski Resort in Utah County.
Route connections in Salt Lake County may be made from downtown Salt Lake City and the University of Utah, and at the following TRAX stations and park and ride lots:
3900 South & Wasatch Boulevard Park and Ride
4500 South TRAX
6200 South & Wasatch Boulevard Park and Ride
6600 South 1000 East (Union Park) Park and Ride
7200 South TRAX
9400 South 2000 East Park and Ride
10000 South TRAX
Big Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride
Little Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride
In Utah County, riders can board the ski bus to Sundance resort at park and ride lots located in Orem at:
1200 South 800 East
800 North 800 East (Harmon’s)
Canyon View Park & Ride Lot at the mouth of Provo Canyon
Ski bus fare is $3.50 one-way or $7 for a ski day pass. The ski day pass is valid for unlimited travel on ski buses and TRAX. The one-way cash fare is valid for travel on ski bus service to participating resorts only. Reduced fare is available for seniors and other reduced-fare eligible customers.
UTA also offers an intra-canyon shuttle for travel between Brighton and Solitude ski resorts. The intra-canyon shuttle one-way fare is $1.75.
For complete ski schedules and routing details, visit www.rideuta.com.
Established in 1970, UTA has become a multi-modal transportation leader that is 100 percent accessible with 69 light rail vehicles, 35 commuter rail cars and more than 600 buses. UTA’s TRAX light rail system is currently averaging more than 40,000 riders a day along its 15-mile Salt Lake-Sandy line and the 4-mile University Line. UTA is an ISO 14001:2004 9001:2000 certified agency. During the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, UTA’s transit system was declared a great success on the international scene - carrying more than four million Olympic riders.
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Contact: Gerry Carpenter, 801-859-6095