TRAFFIC - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRAFFIC News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kaysville area crash cleared, delays still ongoing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57771181-78/crash-kaysville-traffic-tribune.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57771181-78/crash-kaysville-traffic-tribune.html.csp">Kaysville area crash cleared, delays still ongoing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T15:59:57.221-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">U.S. Highway 89 has reopened after a traffic crash blocked the thoroughfare Kaysville, according to the Utah Department of Transportation. All lanes were open as of 3:55 p.m., UDOT reported. Traffic congestion remained moderate and alternate routes still were recommended. The Tribune will report further details as they become available.</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57771181@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:59:57 MDT Big project may bring I-15 gridlock to Davis County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57738910-90/500-com-freeway-lanes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57738910-90/500-com-freeway-lanes.html.csp">Big project may bring I-15 gridlock to Davis County</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="2014-03-27T21:16:24.144-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 09:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A huge project to add express lanes to Interstate 15 through south Davis County and rebuild key interchanges there is about to begin, and officials warn it could bring gridlock unless 20 percent of daily commuters find other alternatives. “We need to have a 20 percent reduction of traffic to avoid standstills,” said Utah Department of Transportation spokesman Vic Saunders. “Legacy Parkway is an outstanding alternative to I-15, and we encourage people from the north to use it,” he said. Also, “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> 57738910@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:16:24 MDT Salt Lake has the most on-time airport in the nation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57698821-79/percent-nation-departures-airport.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57698821-79/percent-nation-departures-airport.html.csp">Salt Lake has the most on-time airport in the nation</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="2014-03-19T17:51:13.945-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 05:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City International Airport again achieved the best on-time performance for both departures and arrivals among the nation’s 29 major airports last year. It has been flying atop such ratings for years — including finishing best in the nation for on-time arrivals in seven of the past 10 years, and for departures in six of the last 10. Data released by the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics show that in 2013, 85.04 percent of arrivals at the airport were on time as were 86.69 percen...</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> 57698821@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:51:13 MDT FAA predicts steady growth in air travel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57678415-79/travel-faa-percent-expected.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57678415-79/travel-faa-percent-expected.html.csp">FAA predicts steady growth in air travel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T09:52:46.139-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 09:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Air passenger travel is expected to increase by 2.8 percent year from this year through 2034 according to a report issued this month by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration. But one major player in the travel industry is wondering if the country’s airports can keep up with increased demand. “What the FAA’s release politely understated is that our air travel infrastructure is woefully under-resourced to cope with the demand we already have, let alone what is co...</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> 57678415@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:52:46 MDT Crash caused heavy congestion in Southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57690522-78/crash-utah-arizona-southern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57690522-78/crash-utah-arizona-southern.html.csp">Crash caused heavy congestion in Southern Utah</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="2014-03-17T10:55:22.254-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A crash in Arizona shut down a part of northbound Interstate 15 on Sunday afternoon, causing big traffic delays in Southern Utah. The crash occurred near Arizona’s mile post 13, in a construction area, according to a Utah Highway Patrol news release. While crews worked to clear the crash site, traffic in Southern Utah severely backed up on southbound I-15, the release adds. Traffic was diverted onto Highway 91 to help alleviate the congestion. By 5:49 p.m., the Arizona Department of Transportat...</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> 57690522@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:55:22 MDT Bridge work to close portions of I-15 in Weber County this weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57647310-78/exit-riverdale-bridge-southbound.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57647310-78/exit-riverdale-bridge-southbound.html.csp">Bridge work to close portions of I-15 in Weber County this weekend</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T22:54:35.493-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">You may want to leave a bit earlier if you plan to travel north on Interstate 15 in Weber County this weekend. The Utah Department of Transportation says northbound lanes of I-15 will be closed near Exit 339 Saturday from 11 p.m. to 9 a.m. the following morning, in order to allow erection of bridge girders on Riverdale Road. During the closures, traffic will be rerouted to east along Riverdale Road to Interstate 84 and then back onto I-15. The northbound ramp at 5600 South in Roy (Exit 338) als...</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> 57647310@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:54:35 MDT Letter: Cyclists should wear rearview mirrors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57614876-82/cyclists-mirror-traffic-bicycle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57614876-82/cyclists-mirror-traffic-bicycle.html.csp">Letter: Cyclists should wear rearview mirrors</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T01:01:03.371-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Regarding Sharon Wood’s comments (“Let cyclists face traffic,” Forum, Feb 28), I believe she makes a point. Many of us, as runners, cyclists and motorists, have experienced some confusion. As a youngster, I would ride my bicycle around the neighborhood streets facing traffic, for the reasons she stated, and I continue to do that as a runner, as do most runners. As an avid cyclist, however, I follow the law which indicates that bicycles are the same as vehicles on the streets, and must travel in...</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> 57614876@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT 1 killed, 20 hospitalized after snowy 104-vehicle pileup on I-25 in Denver http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57618154-200/snow-cdot-denver-pass.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57618154-200/snow-cdot-denver-pass.html.csp">1 killed, 20 hospitalized after snowy 104-vehicle pileup on I-25 in Denver</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kirk Mitchell and alison noon </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Denver Post </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T15:22:58.952-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One person was killed and 20 people were taken to three hospitals with injuries Saturday morning after a giant pileup on Interstate 25. Denver police said 104 vehicles were involved in a string of accidents between Logan Street and University Boulevard that occurred as a heavy band of snow moved through town about 11 a.m. Police said that the northbound interstate is expected to be closed for hours. Traffic was at a standstill for more than a mile after the crash. Nearby streets such as Universi...</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> 57618154@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 15:22:58 MDT Letter: If cyclists faced into traffic, fewer would be hit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57608073-82/traffic-car-bike-canyon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57608073-82/traffic-car-bike-canyon.html.csp">Letter: If cyclists faced into traffic, fewer would be hit</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T01:01:03.965-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I grew up in Emigration Canyon before it became so populated and we had to ride our bikes all the time. We rode in the lane facing the traffic so we could see the on-coming car and judge distance to avoid being struck by the vehicle, and the driver of the car could make the same judgment. We never had a problem with slowing down traffic or any accidents in all the years that I lived up there (“County to study bike safety in Emigration Canyon,” Tribune, Feb. 27). I cringe every time I hear of a...</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> 57608073@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 Miami motorists in traffic jam scramble to save baby http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57578975-68/baby-miami-arrived-herald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57578975-68/baby-miami-arrived-herald.html.csp">Miami motorists in traffic jam scramble to save baby</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T08:29:01.836-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 08:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • Drivers stuck in traffic on a Miami expressway rushed to help a woman who got of her car, holding a baby and screaming for help. Pamela Rauseo’s nephew, 5-month-old Sebastian de la Cruz, wasn’t breathing and was turning blue when she got out of the car. The boy was born prematurely and has respiratory issues. The Miami Herald reports Lucila Godoy arrived first and helped perform CPR. Sweetwater police officer Amauris Bastidas took over when he arrived, performing chest pumps while Rauseo...</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> 57578975@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:29:01 MDT Carlson: Traffic is the new sex http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57573845-82/deal-percent-traffic-gov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57573845-82/deal-percent-traffic-gov.html.csp">Carlson: Traffic is the new sex</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret Carlson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T12:02:01.892-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 12:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON - Traffic is the new sex. Stick with me. Sen. David Vitter, who recently announced that he is running for governor of Louisiana in 2015, is ahead in a recent poll. You may recall Vitter’s apology in 2007 after his phone number surfaced during an investigation of the prostitution ring run by the notorious “D.C. Madam,” Deborah Jeane Palfrey, who later committed suicide. The details of his dalliances involved infant wear. He said he committed “a very serious sin in my past for which I a...</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> 57573845@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:02:01 MDT