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Much Talk About PC Traffic, Cars and Gondolas

Personally I like the gondola idea. It might cost a few bills, but hey, it's Park City. What I like even better is a High Speed Elevated Tram Train. 

5 lessons from Stockholm’s bold congestion-reduction plan for any city to copy. Even Park City.

Either restrain car traffic or let it get increasingly worse.

As Stockholm’s lively, compact, and well-connected downtown core became even more bustling over time—with more people, businesses, and visitors herding to its center—this growth came with an important choice: either restrain car traffic or let it get increasingly worse.

New York to invest $1.7 billion to “break car culture”

Big cities, or small towns, they all have the same traffic problems. Cars are killing us.

City Council speaker Corey Johnson, who is expected to run for mayor in 2021, as saying: “The way we plan our streets now makes no sense and New Yorkers pay the price every day, stuck on slow buses or risking their own safety cycling without protected bike lanes … I want to completely revolutionize how we share our street space, and that’s what this bill does.

“This is a roadmap to breaking the car culture in a thoughtful, comprehensive way, and I am so proud to pass this bill today.”

Recent Headlines PARK RECORD

Can you believe his one? It's a step in the right direction, but will only work if cars are restricted, or banned from major locations, like Main Street


Park City leaders held a brief but potentially significant discussion about the possibilities of creating an aerial transit system in the community, perhaps through a network of gondolas, lifts or other people movers. The talk was part of the ongoing work to devise alternatives in an effort to answer the long-running concern about traffic.

Recent Headlines PARK RECORD

It's time to shut down Main Street to cars. Period

Park City is considering setting aside a series of locations along Main Street for taxis and shuttles to drop off and pick up passengers. They would be prime spots that would only be available at certain times to vehicles with a permit that would be issued by the municipal government.

New park in Oakley protects public’s Weber River access in perpetuity

PARK RECORD October 26, by Alexander Cramer

"It’s beautiful, there are trees, a river next door…. It just is one more element in getting kids and families outside enjoying nature and away from their phones,” Tom Smart, Oakley city councilor. 

Recycling is Not the Soution

Park City, or Recycle Utah is one of the most successful recylcling programs in the county. However, much of what is designed is done so with the sole intent of creating manipulative, misleading, or misdirected outcomes, in order to get people to consume things they don’t need or see the world in a particular way or for an increase in profit margins.

How to get buses to run on schedule? Restrict other traffic

As Park City continues to find solutions to it's growing traffic problems, here's some ideas what other cities are doing

New York City and Toronto, CA are closing major streets to cars, taxis to make public transit more efficient. "Both King Street in Toronto and 14th Street in New York could serve as examples for other cities (like Park City) dealing with congestion and crawling public transit commutes—clearing one major street of private traffic in other cities could encourage more public commuting there, because it allows public transit to be more effective."

Just in time for ski season ? ?

Outdoor exercise is good for the mind, body, and soul. if you're looking for an activity that can help carve your upper body and shoulders while still delivering a cardiovascular workout, paddlesports are a good way to go.

The Brain Changing Benefits of Exercise

Wendy Suzuki’s TED talk

What's the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain today? Exercise! says neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki. Get inspired to go to the gym, ride a bike, walk, run as Suzuki discusses the science of how working out boosts your mood and memory -- and protects your brain against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.


Toxic red tide is killing thousands of fish, turtles, dolphins, even manatees. It’s a crisis that can’t be understated. 

Already, an estimated 150 million tons of plastic contaminate our oceans, with about 8 million tons being added each year. By 2050, our oceans will contain more plastic than fish by weight.

The water war that will decide the fate of 1 in 8 Americans. 

Already, an estimated 150 million tons of plastic contaminate our oceans, with about 8 million tons being added each year. By 2050, our oceans will contain more plastic than fish by weight.

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