You are invited to attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m. this Friday at Sugar House Park.
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SLCgreen message (6/6/2014): We just received word that this event has been postponed. Stay tuned for updated information.
Come celebrate the opening of Salt Lake City’s newest public space. The S-Line Greenway is a mile-long linear park running parallel to the streetcar line from 500 East to McClelland Street. The greenway features public art, plazas and a multi-modal segment of Parley’s Trail.
10 a.m. Grand Opening Press Conference (S-Line at 800 East)
Featuring Mayor Ralph Becker. The Mayor and other partners will mark the opening of the greenway with a ceremonial planting.
6 & 7 p.m. Community Greenway Walk (Sugarmont Plaza)
Come celebrate the Greenway with an interpretive walk with the corridor’s artists, designers and community partners. Walks will depart from the Farmer’s Market at Sugarmont Plaza (2232 S. Highland) at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
We’ll see you there!
Recently, The Atlantic Cities profiled Salt Lake City’s Transportation Director, Robin Hutcheson, shining a light on the woman who has been leading our city’s transportation revolution over the last few years.
Here’s an except from the article. We recommend heading over to The Atlantic Cities article ASAP.
SALT LAKE CITY—Here are a few things to know about Robin Hutcheson. She’s a Connecticut native who came to Utah in 1994 for the skiing, and except for a few years in Europe, has lived here ever since. Since 2011, she’s been head of the transportation planning division of Salt Lake City, the state’s capital and biggest metropolis, often commuting by bike, at other times running one way and taking public transit on the return trip. Also, as you have noted by now, she is a woman.
That last part shouldn’t be a big deal. And most of the time, it isn’t. Every now and then, though, as the 43-year-old Hutcheson has climbed the ranks of her chosen profession, she gets a reminder: being a woman in a leadership position in American transportation is not the norm.
Are you dreaming of warmer days and bluer skies? So are we!
SLCgreen was recently awarded a grant from the Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR) to fund our SmartTrips 2014 neighborhood! Even though it is hazy and cold outside, we’re moving full speed ahead with some exciting plans for 2014.
The newly launched SmartTripsSLC Instagram is making a splashy debut, hosting a series of images from the new neighborhood. Take a peek and see if you can #guesswhere in SLC!
Stay tuned for the neighborhood announcement and a new SmartTrips SLC blog chock full of awesome content.
In the meantime, see if you can guess the new SmartTrips 2014 neighborhood from the images below!
‘Tis the season for New Years Resolutions.
While you’re revisiting resolutions to exercise, eat healthy and spend more time with those you love (a great way to start the new year!), consider making one more resolution — to help clear the air.
Watch the videos below to hear from people that have done everything from moving closer to where they work, to biking, carpooling and taking public transit.
Their stories will inspire you to make your own resolution to help clear the air!
Kyle LaMalfa shares his commitment to take public transit.
This is a guest blog written by Sara Rose Tannenbaum of Salt Lake City’s SmartTrips Program.
On Saturday September 21st, over 40 neighbors gathered on the corner of 300 North and 900 West. While adults mingled under the shade of the giant Coca-Cola billboard, kids chased chickens and discovered eggs in the maze of sunflowers.