Utah Legislature signed off on a measure last week authorizing a
task force to look at transportation needs and funding for the next
10 and 20 years.
sponsored by state Rep. John Dougall, R-American Fork, was approved
March 4 in the Senate by a 25 to 0 vote. It passed the House the
next day by a 53 to 4 vote.
legislation creates a transportation planning task force and authorizes
a one-year study of the issues.
task force will also look at transit issues, such as commuter rail
and bus service, as well as highway construction, Provo’s Daily
Herald reported. It will also look for ways to fund the needs,
such as raising fuel prices.
now goes to the governor’s desk.