Trolley (UTA station)

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Trolley
Utah Transit Authority (UTA)
TRAX light rail station
Trolley TRAX station.jpg
Looking east from Trolley Station
Location 625 East 400 South
(East University Boulevard)
Salt Lake City, Utah[1]
 United States
Coordinates 40°45′39″N 111°52′24″W / 40.76070°N 111.87322°W / 40.76070; -111.87322Coordinates: 40°45′39″N 111°52′24″W / 40.76070°N 111.87322°W / 40.76070; -111.87322
Owned by UTA
Line(s)

Utah Transit Authority (UTA):

Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections UTA inter-county and local bus
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Parking None[1]
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 15 December 2001[2]
Services
Preceding station   Utah Transit Authority   Following station
Red Line
  Former services  
Sandy/University Line
University Line

Trolley is a light rail station in the Central City neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah, United States serviced by the Red Line of the Utah Transit Authority's (UTA) TRAX light rail system. The Red Line provides service from the University of Utah to the Daybreak Community of South Jordan.

Description[edit]

The station is located at 625 East 400 South (East University Boulevard/SR-186),[1] with the island platform being in the median of 400 South. The vicinity of the station is characterized by intensive and diverse retail development, including supermarkets and the mall in historic Trolley Square (which is one block south), though substantial office buildings and residential areas are also nearby. As part of the UTA's Art in Transit program, the station features tile mosaics, granite pavers, color laminated glass windscreens and steel created by Paul Heath, Victoria Lyons, Michael Moonbird, and Valerie Parker Price collectively entitled Bad Dog Community Art Station.[3] Unlike most TRAX stations, Trolley does not have a Park and Ride lot.[1] The station is part of a railway right of way that was created specifically for the former University Line. The station was opened on 15 December 2001[2] as part of the University Line and is operated by the Utah Transit Authority.

All of UTA's TRAX and FrontRunner trains and stations, streetcars and streetcar stops, and all fixed route buses are compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act and are therefore accessible to those with disabilities.[4] Signage at the stations, on the passenger platforms, and on the trains clearly indicate accessibility options. In accordance with the Utah Clean Air Act and UTA ordinance, "smoking is prohibited on UTA vehicles as well as UTA bus stops, TRAX stations, and FrontRunner stations".[5]

Train schedule[edit]

On weekdays the first northbound Red Line train (to the University Medical Center Station) leaves the Trolley Station at about 5:00 am and the first southbound train (to the Daybreak Parkway Station) leaves at about 5:45 am. The last northbound train leaves at 11:05 pm and the last southbound train leaves at 11:42 pm. However, the last southbound train only goes as far south as the Central Pointe Station; the last southbound train to Daybreak Parkway Station leaves at 11:12 pm.[Note 1]

On Saturdays the first northbound train leaves at about 6:30 am and the first southbound train leaves at about 7:15 am. The last northbound train leaves at 11:17 pm and the last southbound train leaves at 11:49 pm. However, the last southbound train only goes as far south as the Central Pointe Station; the last southbound train to the Daybreak Parkway Station leaves at 10:29 pm.[Note 1]

On Sundays the first northbound train leaves at about 9:30 am and the first southbound train leaves at about 10:15 am. The last northbound train leaves at 7:57 pm and the last southbound train leaves at 8:29 pm. However, the last southbound train only goes as far south as the Central Pointe Station; the last southbound train to the Daybreak Parkway Station leaves at 7:09 pm.[Note 1]

Red Line trains run every fifteen minutes on weekdays and every twenty minutes on weekends.[6][7][Note 1]

Bus connections[edit]

Bus routes are current as of Change Day, 17 August 2014.

Trolley is one of several TRAX stations that does not have any direct bus connections. However, the following bus routes stop in close proximity to the station (on 400 South).

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Train schedules are current as of Change Day, 17 August 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "TRAX Parking and Stops". rideuta.com. Utah Transit Authority. Retrieved 29 Mar 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Culler, Leah L. (14 Dec 2001). "All aboard (Saturday) for U. TRAX". Deseret News. Salt Lake City: Deseret Digital Media. Retrieved 29 Mar 2013. 
  3. ^ "Art in Transit, University Line". www.slcdocs.com. Salt Lake City Arts Council. Retrieved 13 Aug 2014. 
  4. ^ "Fixed Route Accessibility". rideuta.com. Utah Transit Authority. Retrieved 13 Mar 2013. 
  5. ^ "Rider Rules". rideuta.com. Utah Transit Authority. Retrieved 12 Mar 2013. 
  6. ^ "TRAX" (PDF). rideuta.com. Utah Transit Authority. 13 Apr 2014. Retrieved 15 Apr 2014. 
  7. ^ "Route 703 - Red Line" (PDF). rideuta.com. Utah Transit Authority. Retrieved 13 Aug 2014. 

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