SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Transit Authority will address recent safety incidents and announce new initiatives to increase safety awareness, two days after a woman in a mini-van was hit by a FrontRunner train at a rail-crossing in Kaysville.
UTA spokesman Gerry Carpenter said with recent UTA expansions, more motorists and pedestrians are interacting with trains than ever before.
A recent string of safety incidents involving UTA and other train operators has highlighted the need for an increased emphasis on train safety in the community, he said.
UTA is working to address this problem and will discuss its efforts to improve safety in a news conference.
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