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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

TRAX Will Now Take People To Salt Lake Airport

Getting to and from Salt LakeInternational Airport will become easier as of this weekend, when the Utah Transit Authority officially launches the new Airport TRAX light rail line.

The line will have convenient stops in downtown Salt Lake City, along North Temple and at the airport. The airport stop will be within easy walking distance of both terminals.

This means that travelers will be able to use public transportation to easily get from the airport to downtown hotels, or to stops where they can catch buses up to our ski resorts.

UTA provided the information below. You may also want to read this Deseret News article: Here's what you need to know about taking TRAX to the SLC airport

Airport TRAX Grand Opening Festivities April 13, 2013Come join UTA as we open the Airport TRAX line with music, food and fun. Donate a can of food to ride the new line anywhere between Arena Station and the new Airport Station. All food donations will all benefit the Utah Food Bank.
Food is Your Fare10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
All stations
Donate a can of food at the bins located near the stations to ride the new Airport Line before it opens.
Community Celebrations10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
All stations except for Arena
Join with UTA, Salt Lake City and the North Temple community as we celebrate the opening of the line.  Each station location will have music, food and fun activities. Make sure to pick-up your commemorative Airport Line Passport and get it stamped at all the stations for the chance to win great prizes. Different local food vendors will be sampling their wares, and a wide variety of local musicians will be performing all day. The Utah State Fair Park will also be hosting a mini-Fair, so come check out the inflatable slide, a petting zoo and more.
Grand Opening Ceremony2 p.m.
North Temple Bridge Station
The governor and members of Utah’s congressional delegation will join with UTA and other local elected officials to kick-off the highly anticipated service to Salt Lake City International Airport.
The Airport Line will begin revenue service on Sunday, April 14 as part of UTA’s Green Line, which will offer service between West Valley City and the airport. Riders wanting to travel to the airport can transfer from TRAX anywhere between Central Pointe Station (2100 South) and Arena Station. FrontRunner riders may transfer to the new line at the North Temple Bridge Station

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