UTA fares going up Sunday, more trains planned for LDS conference

Posted at 12:24 PM, Mar 30, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-30 14:24:47-04

Starting on Sunday, UTA fares are going up.

A one-day adult ticket on TRAX will be 10 cents more.  The new fares were approved by the UTA Board on March 23, 2011.

According to the UTA website, the fare increase is designed to maintain operations and keep pace with inflation and are independent of fuel surcharges, which may occur as fuel prices change.

Also, in UTA announced it will be running extra trains on Saturday for the LDS General Conference

The extra trains will be on the Blue line and will leave Sandy Civic Center for downtown at 8:18 a.m., 8:38 a.m., 8:58 a.m., 9:18 a.m., 12:38 p.m., 12:58 p.m., 4:40 p.m., and 4:58 p.m., according to  These trains are in addition to the regular schedule which shows a Blue line train departing every 20 minutes.

Green and Red line trains will run every 20 minutes per their regular schedule.

See all of the details at UTA Happenings.