UTA could service Weber County routes with smaller buses

Friday , April 06, 2018 - 6:00 AM1 comment

I hope the advertising on the sides of Utah Transit Authority buses is profitable because hauling passengers sure isn't.

It’s not hard to see these fuel-sucking, polluting buses are roaming around Weber County all day and night with two or three passengers at any given time — or just plain empty. I understand UTA employees are very well paid, but if the taxpayers quit throwing them a bone it would be a different story.

These routes could easily be serviced by much smaller, more efficient shuttle-type vehicles.

The buses are out there driving around. Take a look for yourself.

Donn Owen


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