PARKING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PARKING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Motorists should just abide by the rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57792051-82/rules-getting-motorists-parking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57792051-82/rules-getting-motorists-parking.html.csp">Letter: Motorists should just abide by the rules</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T10:40:17.328-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some people complain about getting a ticket for not parking closer to the curb. I urge them to review their Drivers Handbook. The problem with people in Utah is they want to make up their own rules, or think it is no big deal. It’s pretty easy to avoid a ticket by getting your wheels in the gutter. Rules are set up so everybody has the same understanding of the requirements of operating a motor vehicle. Now if we could get the same enforcement when it comes to those lazy people who find it nec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57792051@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:40:17 MDT Paul Rolly: Test-bucking teacher gets canned during spring break http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57790672-90/florence-students-district-parking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57790672-90/florence-students-district-parking.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Test-bucking teacher gets canned during spring break</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T08:03:13.342-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As predicted by her supporters, the teacher facing disciplinary action from Granite School District for speaking out against and refusing to grade a required standardized test was quietly fired when nobody was looking. Ann Florence, an honors English teacher at Wasatch Junior High, received a certified letter March 31 from Assistant Superintendent Mike Fraser telling her that she was officially terminated. She was out of town last week, after being placed on paid administrative leave, and didn’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790672@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:03:13 MDT Rolly: Beware, Salt Lake City parking cops don’t give an inch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57764506-90/sltrib-com-http-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57764506-90/sltrib-com-http-www.html.csp">Rolly: Beware, Salt Lake City parking cops don’t give an inch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T08:26:23.365-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 08:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the wake of a $1.5 million shortfall in parking revenues, Salt Lake City Parking Enforcement had a heyday during the legislative session writing tickets for faded registration stickers. The only problem: Many of those who park around the Utah Capitol are connected to power brokers. So when a few of those in-crowd folks complained to the right folks about their tickets, that revenue stream dried up. No worries. The day my column ran about the deal forged among the city, the Utah Division of M...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57764506@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:26:23 MDT Letter: Don’t patronize shops where parking is metered http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57724818-82/parking-citation-bill-brennan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57724818-82/parking-citation-bill-brennan.html.csp">Letter: Don’t patronize shops where parking is metered</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T01:01:02.982-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re “Read up on city ordinances before parking in SLC,” Forum, March 23: Unfortunately all parking violations under Salt Lake City ordinances are not equal. Had Bill Brennan’s wife received a citation for illegally parking in a handicapped space, she would have had a fighting chance of having her citation overturned. However, the same standard does not apply equally at parking meters. As for all other locations within the city, the best advice I can offer is to avoid conducting business where f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57724818@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Want more parking at Delicate Arch trailhead? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57642645-78/parking-park-national-arches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57642645-78/parking-park-national-arches.html.csp">Want more parking at Delicate Arch trailhead?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T09:08:39.429-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The current parking options at Arches National Park were designed five decades ago and based on annual visitation of 75,000. More than a million visitors now make their way to Arches annually, many headed for Utah’s iconic Delicate Arch. Peak season visitation to Delicate Arch averages about 2,000 people, but the trailhead parking lot at the historic Wolfe Ranch has only 73 spots. “We don’t feel that we have an issue with too many people, just with too many cars,” Arches National Park superinte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57642645@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:08:39 MDT Sandy residents appeal permit for children’s club http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57724995-90/appeal-area-building-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57724995-90/appeal-area-building-club.html.csp">Sandy residents appeal permit for children’s club</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T21:07:22.16-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 09:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A group of Sandy residents is seeking to overturn a decision allowing a boys and girls club in the city’s historic district, saying the facility will generate traffic and parking problems in the area. The opponents have submitted a written appeal asking the City Council to deny a conditional use permit to the Sandy Club, a Safe Place for Boys and Girls, that would allow the nonprofit to operate out of a building it plans to construct at 8768 S. 280 East. After a Feb. 20 hearing, the Sandy Planni...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57724995@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:07:22 MDT Letter: Read up on city ordinances before parking in SLC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57697952-82/parking-car-carry-inches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57697952-82/parking-car-carry-inches.html.csp">Letter: Read up on city ordinances before parking in SLC</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T01:01:02.876-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To those who park in Salt Lake City, beware: You’ll be ticketed if you park a few extra inches from the curb. When my wife returned to her car on 500 West, she found a $25 ticket for parking beyond 12 inches from the curb She had a tape measure in the car; she measured her front tire. It was a few inches over the 12. When she explained to the parking enforcement person at the City County Building that the regulation was not posted anywhere, she was told the law is published in the city ordinan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57697952@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Letter: QuickPay app makes parking downtown easy, convenient http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57693643-82/parking-app-editorial-features.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57693643-82/parking-app-editorial-features.html.csp">Letter: QuickPay app makes parking downtown easy, convenient</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T01:01:02.685-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After the numerous letters and your recent editorial citing the negative features of the Salt Lake City’s downtown parking kiosks, I feel compelled to write about the positive experiences I’ve had with the parking system (“Editorial: Meter mess not SLC’s best moment,” Our View, March 9). It is clear from the letters and from my observations that few people are using the QuickPay app that is part of the new system. I was an early adopter when the kiosks were first installed, receiving a thank you...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693643@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Vernal man sexually assaulted, robbed outside restaurant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57693996-78/vernal-assaulted-police-restaurant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57693996-78/vernal-assaulted-police-restaurant.html.csp">Vernal man sexually assaulted, robbed outside restaurant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T06:28:05.752-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 06:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vernal police are asking for the public’s help in bringing to justice two men who sexually assaulted and robbed another man outside a downtown restaurant. Vernal police spokesman Keith Campbell said Monday that the incident occurred about 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, after the victim left the Quarry Steakhouse and Brewery, at 25 S. Vernal Avenue, and walked into an alley. The suspects, described only as two white males, overpowered and assaulted the man, then looted his car parked nearby. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693996@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 06:28:05 MDT Letter: SLC parking is easy; stop whining http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57661470-82/parking-lake-salt-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57661470-82/parking-lake-salt-sltrib.html.csp">Letter: SLC parking is easy; stop whining</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T12:02:27.813-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 12:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I don’t get people having a hard time with Salt Lake City’s parking meters (“SLC parking meters don’t work,” Forum, March 8). It’s damn easy: Punch in your four-digit parking space number and press the large, green enter button; put in your quarters or credit card for time desired and press enter again; take receipt (or don’t — you don’t need to display it in the car). Nothing to it. I also don’t get people who say they don’t go downtown because parking is so bad (“Confusing parking keeps people...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57661470@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:02:27 MDT Letter: Revenue down because parking meters are disaster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57659650-82/parking-revenue-meters-pay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57659650-82/parking-revenue-meters-pay.html.csp">Letter: Revenue down because parking meters are disaster</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T01:01:03.508-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I find it hard to believe the mayor and staff cannot figure out why there is a $1.5 million shortfall in revenue from parking meters (“SLC mayor: Parking kiosks not to blame for revenue loss,” Tribune, March 3). Based on the current system, I assumed their goal was to stop people from driving to downtown Salt Lake City. If keeping cars off the streets is the agenda, I am fine with that; I kind of like the idea. But to say they do not understand why it has happened is a bit crazy. Let me explain...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57659650@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Editorial: Meter mess not SLC’s best moment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57648985-82/parking-lake-salt-system.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57648985-82/parking-lake-salt-system.html.csp">Editorial: Meter mess not SLC’s best moment</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T11:04:22.332-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two years in, Salt Lake City is still trying to get a handle on its new parking system. Sold as a leap forward in 2011, the electronic system with its blue stations has faced technical problems and angered many city visitors. What’s more, parking fees and fines have produced millions of dollars less than the city expected despite an increase in rates. The ease of credit-card payments apparently has been offset by machines that sometimes won’t take the cards or screens that are too dark or even ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57648985@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:04:22 MDT Paul Rolly: Parking cops find ‘Capitol’ offenses in faded license stickers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57647104-90/capitol-stickers-parking-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57647104-90/capitol-stickers-parking-sltrib.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Parking cops find ‘Capitol’ offenses in faded license stickers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T01:01:02.753-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With recent reports that Salt Lake City’s parking revenues are down so much it has left a $1.5 million shortfall, parking enforcers apparently have found a gold mine at the Legislature to help fill the coffers and, some believe, meet their quotas. Hundreds of cars park on streets surrounding the Utah Capitol every day that lawmakers are in session. The red stickers on license plates use a weak dye and tend to fade. And a faded sticker provides a reason to write tickets for improper car registra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57647104@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Letter: SLC parking meters don’t work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57647087-82/parking-meter-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57647087-82/parking-meter-lake-salt.html.csp">Letter: SLC parking meters don’t work</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T01:01:06.604-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What were designers thinking when they manufactured a parking meter without face lighting? It was obvious that the meters would be installed in areas without street lighting. With Salt Lake City’s extension of paid parking until 8 p.m., it is impossible, especially if you are a first-timer using the system or elderly, to analyze the steps to be taken to legitimize your choice of parking space! The other evening, we chose to patronize a restaurant on 1300 East and when we located the meter in it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57647087@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:01:06 MDT Letter: Confusing parking keeps people from SLC downtown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57637980-82/parking-downtown-confusing-drop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57637980-82/parking-downtown-confusing-drop.html.csp">Letter: Confusing parking keeps people from SLC downtown</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T01:01:04.148-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re the recent (March 4) Tribune article about parking kiosks in downtown Salt Lake City: My husband and I used to go downtown for dining out and shopping, but no longer. And, it is all because of the downtown parking kiosks. They are too confusing, too expensive, and required too long (8 p.m.) into the evening. The parking revenues are down by $1.5 million, and we are but a drop in the bucket, but certainly not the only drop. Connie Gosling Salt Lake City</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57637980@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:01:04 MDT Alaskan capital ditches blue parking kiosks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57636933-90/system-parking-aparc-meters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57636933-90/system-parking-aparc-meters.html.csp">Alaskan capital ditches blue parking kiosks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T07:16:24.642-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 07:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After two years of hassling with its Aparc Systems blue parking kiosks, Juneau, Alaska, has canceled its contract and has filed a lawsuit against the company. “The system never worked for us,” Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford said Wednesday. “We didn’t get what we paid for.” The Juneau system is similar to the one Salt Lake City bought from Aparc for $4.5 million two years ago. Utah’s capital replaced 2,100 coin-operated meters with 344 solar-powered pay stations — and continues to work to refine th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57636933@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:16:24 MDT SLC mayor: Parking kiosks not to blame for revenue loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57626508-90/blue-business-council-kiosks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57626508-90/blue-business-council-kiosks.html.csp">SLC mayor: Parking kiosks not to blame for revenue loss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By christopher smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T22:44:04.283-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A significant downturn in projected parking revenues apparently has little to do with the notion that many Salt Lakers — and others — simply detest the blue curbside parking kiosks downtown. Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s office has forwarded to the City Council an analysis on why parking revenues are down about $1.5 million — the second year in a row. According to the PowerPoint presented to the council, revenues are off due to a high turnover rate of compliance officers, warnings in som...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57626508@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 22:44:04 MDT Letter: SLC has encouraged customers to avoid downtown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57602323-82/parking-downtown-revenue-shortfall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57602323-82/parking-downtown-revenue-shortfall.html.csp">Letter: SLC has encouraged customers to avoid downtown</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T01:01:03.34-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I was amused to read about the parking meter revenue shortfall of $1.5 million (“$1.5 million projected shortfall in Salt Lake parking revenue,” Tribune, Feb. 24). It might well be that many people will not go downtown because of the complicated and restrictive parking policy. In the past merchants complained that employees were tying up parking all day, leaving no space for customers, and the city imposed hourly limits and issued citations to violators. It was never intended for revenue but...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57602323@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:01:03 MDT Kanter: Get ready for Big Data to take the wheel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57607514-82/parking-roads-technology-cars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57607514-82/parking-roads-technology-cars.html.csp">Kanter: Get ready for Big Data to take the wheel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rosabeth Moss Kanter</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T11:45:02.337-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 11:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-DRIVING-DATA-COMMENT,0806 Get ready for Big Data to take the wheel (bbg) (ATTN: Editorial Page editors) Rosabeth Moss Kanter (c) 2014, Bloomberg News The development of the Interstate Highway System in the 1950s made the car the preferred individual mode of ground transportation. This upended residential patterns, creating suburbs and exurbs, and relegated rail to the background. Sixty years later, however, America has changed. City centers have been revitalized and are once again desirable r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607514@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:45:02 MDT Paul Rolly: South Jordan mayor’s dogged defense of pit bulls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57596156-90/conclusion-sltrib-utah-bulls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57596156-90/conclusion-sltrib-utah-bulls.html.csp">Paul Rolly: South Jordan mayor’s dogged defense of pit bulls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T22:03:56.039-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Jordan leaders have discussed splitting off from the Jordan School District, complaining the district is not meeting the needs of their growing city. Here’s what else they are discussing. Newly elected Mayor David Alvord opposes his city’s ordinance banning pit bulls. His opinion runs counter to most City Council members, so he rattled off his reasons in a recent email to them. “Consider this logic,” he wrote. “Pit bulls bite more than other dogs. Conclusion: Ban pit bulls. Dogs bite more...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57596156@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:03:56 MDT