TRAINS - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Comic Con helps UTA set ridership record <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Comic Con helps UTA set ridership record</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="2014-09-11T19:04:03.771-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Maybe the way to fill TRAX and FrontRunner trains is to have more Salt Lake Comic Con conventions. The Utah Transit Authority set a new three-day rail ridership record last weekend, thanks to the Salt Lake Comic Con — along with other events held then in downtown Salt Lake City, including the Greek Festival and a University of Utah football game. UTA had 312,636 total rail boardings on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. That is nearly triple the average 125,900 for a Thursday-Saturday period. A boar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:04:03 MDT