PASSES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PASSES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) UTA’s Hive Pass is still alive, Salt Lake officials say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58157304-90/hive-lake-marketing-mass.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58157304-90/hive-lake-marketing-mass.html.csp">UTA’s Hive Pass is still alive, Salt Lake officials say</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="2014-07-07T22:35:10.967-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sales of the so-called Hive mass transit passes are short of what Salt Lake City and the Utah Transit Authority had hoped. So, what went wrong? About 2,000 of 6,000 steeply discounted passes have been purchased. But, as a spokesman for Mayor Ralph Becker pointed out, the program is only four months old — that’s equivalent to 500 passes sold per month. Hopes were high on a brisk day last October when municipal and transit officials gathered near a TRAX line for a big announcement — Salt Lake Cit...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58157304@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:35:10 MDT UTA's Hive Pass sales are far below expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58143091-90/uta-pass-program-passes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58143091-90/uta-pass-program-passes.html.csp">UTA's Hive Pass sales are far below expectations</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="2014-07-07T16:58:56.006-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Officials hoped Salt Lake City residents would help reduce air pollution and traffic by flocking to buy new experimental, annual transit passes offered just to them at a steep discount. But sales of that $360 Hive Pass are underwhelming — about a third of what was expected. Just 2,008 sold as of Monday, instead of the hoped-for 6,000 or more. “We have experimented with the first-ever residential pass program in the United States. And I would say that it may not survive,” Utah Transit Authority c...</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> 58143091@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:58:56 MDT