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Salt Lake City wants public input on 2100 South travel needs

Posted on: July 13th, 2022

July 13, 2022 A key section of 2100 South in Sugar House will be reconstructed in 2024 and Salt Lake City is seeking public feedback to make sure it best serves all residents going forward. Tens of thousands of travelers take the key travel and transit route between 700 East and 1300 East each day. […]

Mini-grants to improve Jordan River area available to public

Posted on: July 11th, 2022

July 11, 2022 Salt Lake City community members can now apply for ‘Love Your Block’ grant funding, a program launched earlier this year to beautify public spaces along the Jordan River corridor. “Love Your Block is about partnering with residents to identify and solve public problems together,” said Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall. “It’s […]

Salt Lake City receives more than $15 million to fund transportation projects

Posted on: July 7th, 2022

July 7, 2022 Salt Lake City has been awarded $15.6 million in recent weeks to put toward projects that will improve transit and active transportation in the city. Most of the projects are first and last mile improvements to make it safer and more convenient to walk and bike to and from bus stops and […]

Mayor, City Council Issue Joint Statement on Utah Supreme Court Inland Port Decision

Posted on: June 29th, 2022

On Wednesday, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the Salt Lake City Council issued the following joint statement regarding a Utah Supreme Court decision on Inland Port litigation. “The Legislature should not be allowed to unilaterally change municipal land uses it does not agree with or redirect tax revenues that belong to cities. The […]

Eighteen Utah communities join the Community Renewable Energy Agency, continue working with Rocky Mountain Power to meet their net-100 percent clean energy goals

Posted on: June 10th, 2022

June 10, 2022 As of the May 31st participation deadline, 18 cities and counties across Utah have joined the effort to launch a default net-100% renewable electricity option for Rocky Mountain Power customers in their communities. Participating communities stretch as far south as Springdale, as far east as Castle Valley, as far north as Ogden, and […]

Salt Lake City seeks volunteers for new “Adopt a Storm Drain” program 

Posted on: June 9th, 2022

June 9, 2022 Salt Lake City is seeking volunteer-minded residents to adopt a storm drain in their neighborhood and keep it clear of leaves, trash and other debris that contribute to water pollution and localized flooding.  Like programs that allow for adoption of roadways for litter removal, the new Adopt a Storm Drain program by […]

North Temple Community, SLC and UTA Officials Welcome Mile-Long Folsom Trail to Neighborhood 

Posted on: June 7th, 2022

June 7, 2022 North Temple community members and officials from Salt Lake City and Utah Transit Authority (UTA) celebrated the opening of the first phase of the Folsom Trail by gathering to tour the new paved, walking and bicycling path. The mile-long, east-west trail spans from 1000 West at Folsom Avenue (about 40 South) to […]

Salt Lake City, LGBTQ+ leaders mark beginning of Pride month 

Posted on: June 1st, 2022

June 1, 2022 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall joined City and LGBTQ+ leaders to mark the beginning of Pride Month by raising a Pride flag above City Hall on Wednesday.  “Days like this are special as we renew our commitment to the LGBTQ+ community and celebrate our city that prioritizes diversity, equity and inclusion […]

Salt Lake City revamping Transportation Master Plan with focus on equity, multi-modal roadways

Posted on: May 10th, 2022

May 10, 2022 Salt Lake City’s Transportation Master Plan is being overhauled for the first time since 1996 to carry the transportation vision and values of Utah’s capital city through the next four decades. Dubbed “Connect SLC,” the new high-level policy document will guide the implementation of future projects across all modes of transportation, including […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall appoints Jorge Chamorro as new Public Services Department Director

Posted on: May 6th, 2022

May 6, 2022 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall has appointed Jorge Chamorro as the new director of Salt Lake City’s Department of Public Services. Chamorro has served as acting director since April 2022, following the retirement of former director Lorna Vogt.  “Choosing Jorge to lead Salt Lake City’s Public Services Department was an easy […]