Granite Transportation Agenda


May 15, 2019
5:00 pm
Salt Lake County Offices
Committee of the Whole meeting room
2100 South State Street, Room N2-800

1. Call to Order                                                                                                                       5:00 pm

    • Welcome by GCC Transportation Committee
    • Co-Chairs, Susie Albertson and Greg Schiffman
    • Pledge of Allegiance

2. Introductions.                                                                                                                     5:05pm pm

Previous Transportation Studies; reports and results  5:10 pm

    • a. Wasatch canyons tomorrow.
    • b. Wasatch Transportation (Mayor Corroon).
    • c. Mountain Accord.
    • d. Central Wasatch Commission.
    • e. The boards, committees, studies continue to be made up of the same people.

4. Key Players in Wasatch Canyon Transportation                                                         5:25 pm

    • UDOT Envision Utah
    • UTA Mountain Accord
    • US Forest Service Central Wasatch Commission
    • Salt Lake County Wasatch Front Regional
    • State Legislature Salt Lake City

5. The purpose and vision of the GCC transportation committee

6. Transportation projects currently being considered                                                 5:40pm

    • Short Term Bandage Solutions vs Long Term Solutions
    • Tolling Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons
    • UTA Buses
    • Little Cottonwood Canyon Road Expansions Flex Lane
    • Widening Wasatch Blvd.
    • Non-road projects
    • Tax payer subsidy of ski resorts
    • Cost and economic impact to local cities, counties, and taxpayers

7. Committee organization                                                                                                     5:50pm

    • Traffic in the canyon, at the mouth of the canyons, in the neighborhoods
    • Resort capacity, skiing, hotel, lodging, and parking
    • Water rights in the canyons
    • Recorded lots in the canyons
    • Connecting the canyons, counties, and ski resorts
    • Flow chart of participants and those in authority

Adjourn                                                                                                                                      6:00 pm