UTA, Put up or shut up? Shut up.
Published: September 26, 2012 03:24PM
Updated: September 26, 2012 04:13PM
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Last week, the Utah Transit Authority refused to release the data that would — or would not — back up its claim that the downtown free-fare bus zone, which it wanted to dump, was encouraging crime on its system:

— UTA won’t discuss its crime data, citing records dispute — The Salt Lake Tribune

The Editorial We weren’t buying it. We told UTA to put up or shut up:

— UTA must open up: Denying data access not appropriate — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial

Today, they shut up:

— UTA drops efforts to end Free Fare Zone — The Salt Lake Tribune

Well. There it is, then.

If they settle the NFL referee lockout in the next couple of days, we will take credit for that, too.

[Reports: NFL, referees closing in on new deal — AP/Salt Lake Tribune]