PARKING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PARKING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Hike of the week: 10,420 Peak and Bloods Lake — Guardsman Pass http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58339271-117/lake-trail-parking-peak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58339271-117/lake-trail-parking-peak.html.csp">Utah Hike of the week: 10,420 Peak and Bloods Lake — Guardsman Pass</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T21:53:29.937-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Directions • From the mouth of Big Cottownood Canyon, drive east up the canyon for 13.8 miles. Then turn left onto Guardsman Pass Road. Follow it north then east for 2.6 miles to a large parking area on a ridge. From Park City, take UT-224 south then west until it becomes UT-152. The parking area is 7.8 miles from downtown Park City. The trail head is marked on the south side of the parking lot at GPS coordinates 40.606819, -111.555237. This loop hike offers views of two sides of the Wasatch 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58339271@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:53:29 MDT UTA defends high pay, sweetheart deals while pledging reform http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425381-78/allegra-audit-committee-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425381-78/allegra-audit-committee-deal.html.csp">UTA defends high pay, sweetheart deals while pledging reform</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T22:07:48.445-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 10:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Transit Authority officials told lawmakers Wednesday that the sweetheart deals and high pay criticized in a recent, scathing legislative audit actually benefitted taxpayers — but they also vowed to enact related reforms to build public trust. Members of the Legislature’s Transportation Interim Committee said they will be watching to ensure those changes come. “We need UTA to be an entity that people can trust and that people are in favor of, and right now that just isn’t the case,” said Re...</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> 58425381@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:07:48 MDT Free two-hour parking on 300 South http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407715-78/hour-parking-300-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407715-78/hour-parking-300-free.html.csp">Free two-hour parking on 300 South</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T22:32:04.141-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City is offering free two-hour parking along the 300 South protected bike lane construction corridor between 300 East and 200 West. According to a statement from City Hall, the move is aimed at easing inconveniences during construction. The free two-hour parking will be available beginning Saturday and lasting until the protected bike lane is completed in October. Parking officials will not be ticketing cars parked for two hours or less, but will enforce the two-hour limit. Drivers w...</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> 58407715@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:04 MDT Letter: Historic Provo not functional http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398283-82/street-historic-provo-downtown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398283-82/street-historic-provo-downtown.html.csp">Letter: Historic Provo not functional</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T16:49:01.538-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Although downtown Provo is historic, it is not functional in today’s world; it needs to have better parking and a left turn lane onto University Avenue. Making a left turn from Center Street onto University Avenue is nearly impossible unless you are the first car in line. And if you want to go straight but happen to be behind a car turning left, just enjoy the wait you have ahead of you. This intersection would be less congested and less hazardous if a left turn lane and arrow were added. Anoth...</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> 58398283@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:49:01 MDT Latest NYC condo amenity: $1 million parking spot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395251-79/million-parking-condo-cost.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395251-79/million-parking-condo-cost.html.csp">Latest NYC condo amenity: $1 million parking spot</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T18:45:02.454-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 06:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A condo development in New York City’s pricy SoHo neighborhood is charging for a parking spot as much as it would cost to buy a nice house in Dallas or Seattle — $1 million. The New York Times reports the 10 underground spots at 42 Crosby St. will cost more per square foot than the apartments upstairs. The parking spots will run between $5,000 and $6,666 a square foot. The three-bedroom apartments will cost around $8 million to $10 million, or about $3,100 a square foot. Brokerage fir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583952512014-09-09T18:45:02.454-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T18:45:02.454-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395251@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:45:02 MDT Hike of the Week: Naomi Peak Trail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58288199-117/trail-lake-naomi-peak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58288199-117/trail-lake-naomi-peak.html.csp">Hike of the Week: Naomi Peak Trail</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:24.025-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Getting there • From Logan, drive 19 miles up Logan Canyon and take a left for Tony Grove Lake. Drive 7 more miles to the lake, where there is a day-use parking lot. A $6 parking fee is required. Directions • The trail to Naomi Peak begins just above Tony Grove Lake and parking lot. As you begin the hike through a wildflower-filled meadow, the trail will split early on. Follow the sign, and keep to the left. For about 3/4 of a mile, the trail cuts through meadows of yellow, blue, pink and purpl...</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> 58288199@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:24 MDT Park aims to reduce congestion at Utah’s Delicate Arch trailhead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58378908-78/park-arch-arches-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58378908-78/park-arch-arches-national.html.csp">Park aims to reduce congestion at Utah’s 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="2014-09-06T15:42:31.242-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 03:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seeing Delicate Arch on a Utah license plate is just not enough for many people. The most iconic land formation in the state and Arches National Park’s other natural wonders draw more than 1 million people a year, and 2,000 of them visit the trailhead to Delicate Arch at Wolfe Ranch each day during the peak season. But the existing parking lot has just 73 spaces, and as a result, many visitors park illegally along the road leading into the trailhead and as it heads to the Delicate Arch viewpoint...</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> 58378908@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 15:42:31 MDT One person injured in Ogden shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58375259-78/thursday-evening-ogden-person.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58375259-78/thursday-evening-ogden-person.html.csp">One person injured in Ogden shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica MIller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T18:44:17.481-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 06:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police were investigating Thursday after a person was shot in Ogden. Few details were available Thursday evening about the shooting, but authorities confirmed that one person was shot at a RiteAid parking lot, located at 851 24th St., in the late afternoon. Lt. Danielle Croyle said Thursday evening that the 35-year-old Latino male victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Police were still searching for the shooter Thursday evening. Croyle said a white sedan was seen leaving 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> 58375259@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 18:44:17 MDT Six ways to save cash at Salt Lake Comic Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58313994-223/convention-parking-salt-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58313994-223/convention-parking-salt-south.html.csp">Six ways to save cash at Salt Lake Comic Con</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T15:08:12.028-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 03:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unless you’re making Bruce Wayne money, it never hurts to save a few dollars here and there — especially during Comic Con, where it’s easier to part with your cash than the air in your lungs. Here are a few tips to walk away from the convention weekend without losing too much green. 1. Park elsewhere •It’s tough to beat the convenience of parking in the Salt Palace Convention Center’s garage, but that will set you back $12 a day. If you don’t mind a short walk, there are two nearby parking lots...</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> 58313994@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:08:12 MDT New downtown Salt Lake City bicycle track worries small businesses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58348049-90/300-bike-broadway-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58348049-90/300-bike-broadway-business.html.csp">New downtown Salt Lake City bicycle track worries small businesses</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="2014-09-02T09:20:08.642-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are funny-looking parking spots painted up and down 300 South downtown. Bike lanes are this way and that. Workers are paving and jack hammering — and, simply put, between 600 East and 300 West, things are a mess. But don’t worry, say Salt Lake City officials, when the dust clears — about mid-October — the city will have its first permanent protected bike lanes on both sides of what some still call Broadway. The price tag: $900,000. It’s a work in progress, said City Hall spokesman Art Raym...</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> 58348049@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:20:08 MDT Letter: Bizarre parking on 300 South http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358750-82/parking-300-bizarre-lunch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358750-82/parking-300-bizarre-lunch.html.csp">Letter: Bizarre parking on 300 South</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T15:42:59.935-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 03:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recently I met some friends for lunch at Su Casa on 300 South between 500 East and 600 East in Salt Lake City. What a mess. The city had re-striped the parking in a totally bizarre manner on this section of the street. All four of us, arriving separately, couldn’t understand how we were to park and separately ended up parking on another block. The re-striping was not just angle or horizontal lines, but all kinds of confusing stripes going in opposite directions. During our enjoyable lunch at 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> 58358750@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:42:59 MDT Man robbed in Salt Lake City’s This is the Place parking lot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58298741-78/lot-parking-phones-suspects.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58298741-78/lot-parking-phones-suspects.html.csp">Man robbed in Salt Lake City’s This is the Place parking lot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T09:35:02.712-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Five people allegedly robbed a man in the parking lot of This is The Place Heritage Park. The man works for a company that buys and refurbishes cell phones, and he had arranged to meet people in the parking lot and buy phones from them, said Salt Lake City Police Lt. Brian Purvis. About 6:35 p.m., the suspects — four males and a female — arrived under the guise of selling him the phones, but instead restrained him and stole his wallet, Purvis said. The suspects then fled. The victim was uninjure...</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> 58298741@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:35:02 MDT Salt Lake City police seek bike burglars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58297221-78/police-burglaries-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58297221-78/police-burglaries-lake-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake City police seek bike burglars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T12:47:42.956-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 12:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake City Police Department has asked the public to help apprehend three men who allegedly committed a series of burglaries between May and July. The suspects have targeted the parking garages of apartment buildings downtown and in the Avenues neighborhood, according to police. Once inside, they’ve broken into bicycle storage units and stolen bikes and tools. Security camera footage from May 28 shows the three men burglarizing the parking garage of the Brigham Apartments at 201 E. South...</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> 58297221@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:47:42 MDT SLC airport parking, taxi revenues not hurt by TRAX http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58288298-90/2013-airport-april-average.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58288298-90/2013-airport-april-average.html.csp">SLC airport parking, taxi revenues not hurt by TRAX</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T14:17:06.555-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New TRAX trains are showing they can peacefully coexist with taxis and airport parking as they all compete for travelers at Salt Lake City International Airport. TRAX — which began running to the airport in April 2013 — appears to be attracting more riders than projected in its first year-plus of operation, according to the Utah Transit Authority. At the same time, the airport reports that its parking revenue has increased despite the extra competition — although overall parking is down slightly...</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> 58288298@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:17:06 MDT Rolly: Diner enters SLC’s parking ‘Twilight Zone’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58215659-78/parking-card-system-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58215659-78/parking-card-system-sltrib.html.csp">Rolly: Diner enters SLC’s parking ‘Twilight Zone’</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="2014-07-28T07:33:02.669-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jim Harle took his wife to Ruth’s Chris Steak House at the corner of 300 South and West Temple on July 1. But the couple’s otherwise marvelous evening was tainted by Salt Lake City’s parking system. At around 6:40 p.m., they parked on the north side of 300 South, right next to the restaurant, and went to the kiosk to pay the fee. Harle keyed in the space number, swiped his credit card and entered the amount of time he needed. The machine “processed” the transaction for about 30 seconds, then di...</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> 58215659@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:33:02 MDT Charges filed against Utah man arrested after high-speed chase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225619-78/chase-police-arrested-officer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225619-78/chase-police-arrested-officer.html.csp">Charges filed against Utah man arrested after high-speed chase</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T20:44:02.29-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 08:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Jordan man who was arrested last Christmas Eve after a high speed chase was charged Friday in 4th District Court. The 42-year-old man is accused of fleeing from police after he and an accomplice allegedly stole tools from Wal-Mart in Springville on Dec. 24, according to a probable cause statement. The chase began in the Wal-Mart’s parking lot when a Springville police officer ordered the suspects, whom a store security guard had seen stealing the tools, to stop pulling out of their parkin...</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> 58225619@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:44:02 MDT Letter: Why stop at just charging golfers? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224068-82/golf-parks-courses-charge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224068-82/golf-parks-courses-charge.html.csp">Letter: Why stop at just charging golfers?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:02:02.101-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kurt Kragthorpe addressed on July 24 his views on closing a few Salt Lake City golf courses. Other than reducing the number of holes at Rose Park, no solutions to the cost of maintaining open space and golf courses within the city were offered. Here are some solid, economically viable solutions and no golf courses or parks would be closed: 1. Charge daily entry or use fees at all public parks, say $5 to enter Liberty Park and Sugar House Park. 2. Eliminate free parking at all city parks and at...</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> 58224068@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:02:02 MDT