Central Wasatch Commission, UTA, and Partners Implement Increased Ski Bus Service for Cottonwood Canyons

November 22 2019

Salt Lake City, UT (November 22, 2019) — On Monday 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., UTA Board of Trustees Chair Carlton Christensen, and CWC Chair Councilman Chris McCandless, will announce an increase to ski bus service for three routes servicing ski resorts in Little and Big Cottonwood Canyons. UTA will begin partial ski bus service on November 29, 2019, with full ski bus service for Little and Big Cottonwood Canyons beginning on December 1, 2019.

The changes are a direct result of funding from local jurisdictions, non-profit organizations, and the ski resorts.

To celebrate and learn more about the ski bus service increase, the Central Wasatch Commission and the Utah Transit Authority are asking you to join for the service increase announcement.

Utah Transit Authority Board of Trustees Chair Carlton Christenson, and Central Wasatch Commission Chair, Councilman Chris McCandless, will speak on behalf of UTA and the CWC. Representatives from the environmental community, the ski resorts, and the Utah Department of Transportation will also be present at the event.

WHO: The Central Wasatch Commission, Utah Transit Authority, and partners 

WHAT: Press event for the 2019/2020 ski bus service increase

WHEN: Monday, November 25, 2019, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Big Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride Lot, 3865 Big Cottonwood Canyon Road

The goal of the ski bus service increase is to provide more trips and faster service. The service increase is a reflection of the community addressing service gaps to serve more skiers and reduce traffic congestion. 

For more information, please contact Lindsey Nielsen at lindsey@cwc.utah.gov or 801-706- 1004, or Carl Arky at CArky@rideuta.com or 801-859-6095.


About the Central Wasatch Commission: The Central Wasatch Commission is an interlocal governmental entity with jurisdictions in the Town of Alta, Cottonwood Heights, Millcreek City, Park City, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Sandy City, Summit County, and the Utah Department of Transportation. Its mission is to implement Mountain Accord. Building on the work of Mountain Accord, the Commission seeks to engage the public, build consensus, and coordinate the actions in the Central Wasatch Mountains. For more information, visit cwc.utah.gov.

About the Utah Transit Authority: The Utah Transit Authority is a special service district responsible for providing public transportation throughout the Wasatch Front of Utah, in the United States, which includes the metropolitan areas of Box Elder, Weber, Davis, Salt Lake, Tooele and Utah counties. For detailed ski maps and schedules, visit www.rideuta.com/ski.


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