Planning for light rail in Salt Lake City began in the mid 1980s, and in 1987, a 17-mile line roughly paralleling the current route was proposed. In 1992, a comprehensive transportation package including light rail and highway improvements was placed on the ballot but was defeated by voters. With help from Federal Transit Administration, construction began, finally, in 1997. The articleeeaxamines todays situation in Salt Lake City where residents have been converted to believers in rail transit and what it can do to improve their quality of life.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

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  • Publication Date: 2003-9


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  • Accession Number: 00964014
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 7 2003 12:00AM