Transit ridership rises at University of Utah

Jan. 12, 2009
Gains remain even after gas prices fall back

TheUniversity of Utah's transit ridership spiked during last year's gasoline price hikes and remains higher than a year ago despite the return of cheap gas. A third of the 39,000 students and employees now ride buses or light rail to campus, according to Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary Services Norm Chambers. That's up from 30 percent a year ago, but off from the 36 percent peak during the days of $4-a-gallon gas. To read The Salt Lake Tribune article, click here.

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