Utah Transit Authority has hurt Hundreds, Hundreds and Hundreds of Individuals of the Destruction of the Bus System. Individuals have lost Jobs, also there are many Individuals that have lost there Independence all because of the Bus System. What the Destruction of the Bus System has done is Created more Need for Food Stamps and Increase need for People to go to the Food Bank. Taking Buses out of Neighborhoods Increases Poverty and Crime.
Here are some examples.There are two disabled Individuals that live in Riverton need that would like too be able to go to a LDS Temple. I know of a 86 Elderly lady having to walk several blocks too a bus stop, I have a friend needs to Walk a Mile and needs to be to Trax by 5:00 AM. I have lost my Independence to go Shopping, Doctor and even go see my Friends that do not Live close by. The regular Bus System gave me sense of Community, I maked Friends, it really helped to be able to go out get on the Bus when I was a Bad day. Individuals like me are No Longer Welcome out in the Community Thanks to UTA and our Elected Officials.
The Mobility Center does Evaluations of the Disabled and the Elderly to see if they Quality for Paratransit Taxpayer $$DOLLARS$$ would better spend on a Good Bus System to Help Reduce the need for Paratransit and also service more People.
Taxpayer are having too Pay 75% of Fares for Partransit for the Disabled and the Elderly.
Utah Transit Authority gives very Poor Customer Service to Individual that are Transit Dependent are defined as those who depend on Public Transportation for their for their Mobility and Personal Viability. UTA is Creating Bigger Government.
Utah Transit Authority has no real Plan Build a Real Good Bus System it is all about Trax and FrontRunner. The so Called $$TAX$$ Increase that UTA wants will be used to Help Fund Trax and FrontRunner.
The Corruption at Utah Transit Authority Continues. UTA Spend a Average of $260,000 a Year on Lobbyists.