UTA ranks well at keeping costs low — but has trouble attracting riders, according to new report

The Utah Transit Authority decided to compare itself with similar agencies nationwide and found that it is among the best for holding down costs, but it sits near the bottom for attracting riders.

Even worse, its ridership recently has been dropping, not improving.

“One of the things we’ve focused on is being efficient. So that shows in the numbers,” said Bob Biles, UTA vice president of finances, who prepared the comparison as part of an annual financial report to UTA’s board. “We do fall lowe......

8 Published By - The Salt Lake Tribune - 2017.07.17. 13:55
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