First Look: Summit E-Bike

You may have heard that Park City and Summit County are launching an e-bike program on July 14. There will be various stations setup across the Basin, where you can rent a Summit E-Bike for a short period. The thought is that tourists will use the e-bike and rely less on a car. The hope …

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Where will the semi trucks chain up?

This week’s snow storms have highlighted an issue. One of the plans for Pinebrook and Jeremy Ranch are two massive roundabouts as traffic enters and exits I-80. The county and UDOT have been working on this for a while and have detailed ideas about how the round about should work. We trust their experience on …

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$82,000 for art in the new Transit Center?

We were doing research after yesterday’s visit to the Kimball Junction Transit Center. We happened upon the following document on Summit County’s website. It appears the County has agreed to pay up to $82,000 for artwork for the new Kimball Junction Transit Center. We freely admit that we are not art aficionados and we’ve have …

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This is what you get for $3 million in Summit County?

Spurred by Tom Clyde’s great column in this week’s Park Record, I just had to visit the new Kimball Junction Transit Center. The Transit Center is the building and bus stop behind the library in Kimball Junction. While Tom had a number of good points about how many people will won’t use it, I have a fundamentally …

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We have a solution to Park City traffic problems …

So, after years of careful analysis we have found a solution to alleviate traffic problems in Park City. MAKE THE DAMN TRAFFIC LIGHTS WORK This morning from approximately 7AM, until well past 8AM, the traffic lights at the Kimball Junction exit all flashed red. What’s the impact of blinking red lights? In this case traffic …

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