Gov. Mike Leavitt signed off on a measure March 24 authorizing a
task force to look at transportation needs and funding for the next
10 and 20 years.
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 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.