FINAL REPORT

The final report has been completed for the Central Corridor Transit Study. The planning for how the next steps will proceed is underway and will include items such as more detailed analysis of economic and environmental impacts. We look forward to providing you with more information when the process has been finalized. Thank you for participating in this important study. Download the full final report at the link below.

PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE

Thanks to those who participated in the first and second comment periods. A total of 260 public comments were received regarding the five initial and three refined alignments.

 

The transit alignments have been narrowed down to one Preferred Alternative.  The Preferred Alternative includes a bus rapid transit (BRT) line from Lehi to Provo, similar to the Utah Valley Express (UVX).

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STUDY OVERVIEW

Seven cities in Utah County, in collaboration with the Utah Transit Authority (UTA), the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), and the Mountainland Association of Governments (MAG), have preformed a study to evaluate options for faster and more frequent high-capacity transit service between Lehi and Provo. The participating cities are Lehi, American Fork, Pleasant Grove, Lindon, Orem, Vineyard, and Provo.

Transit is a vital part of the broader transportation network needed to accommodate growth and guide  planning in Utah County. The study is building on the foundation of previous planning and is one of multiple efforts to enhance transportation and mobility in this area. The study has evaluated ridership, travel times, land use, economics and costs for a range of alternatives which has led to the development of a Preferred Alternative. Public and stakeholder input has been gathered throughout the process and has been a key component to shaping the study. 

 

The desired outcome of the study is the selection of a Preferred Alternative (transit alignment and mode) that can be advanced to further evaluation in environmental study and engineering.

STUDY AREA

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TIMELINE

Establish project goals: December 2019 – January 2020. Develop draft alternatives: February 2019 – March 2020. Evaluate alternatives: April 2019 – August 2020. Select a Preferred Alternative: September 2020
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