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Are you planning to move to Salt Lake City, Utah? If so, we have to warn you – moving to another state is a long and difficult process. In fact, according to certain statistics, moving is the third most stressful event in a person’s life. In order to get the move over with as smoothly as possible, you should plan your relocation in detail. The first step is, of course, getting more information. You have probably already read a bit about Salt Lake City’s entertainment opportunities, large employers, school system, and costs of living. However, many people forget to get more information about the transportation system in the city they are about to relocate to. For this reason, we at USA Auto Transport have decided to put together a short guide to getting around Salt Lake City.
How Do I Get Around Salt Lake City, Utah?
Mass transportation system in Salt Lake City is provided and operated by the Utah Transit Authority. It includes several means of transport:
– Transit Bus Service, which has a ridership of around 60 thousand people a day;
– Light Rail, with three lines, Blue, Red, and Green, adding up to about 45 miles;
– Commuter Rail, with a daily ridership of around eight thousand commuters;
– Amtrak, and intercity transit service which connects Salt Lake City to Chicago and Emeryville, and
– Greyhound Lines, another intercity system, connecting Salt Lake City to Denver, Reno, Las Vegas, and Portland.
In addition, Salt Lake City is recognized as a generally bicycle-friendly city.
Why Do I Need A Car In Salt Lake City?
While Salt Lake City has a fairly developed public transportation system, the truth is that it will only get you so far. Unless you are relocating to the downtown area or one of the surrounding neighborhoods, you might want to hold on to your vehicle. You will be happy you did once you experience your first winter in Salt Lake City. Besides, the city is served by several highways and freeways, which make driving rather easy. Some of those roads are:
– Interstate 15, which runs north-south, crossing near downtown;
– Interstate 80, which connects downtown to the airport;
– I-215, which forms a loop around Salt Lake City;
– SR 201, which covers the western suburbs of the city;
– SR 67, also known as the Legacy Parkway, which connects I-215 to the Great Salt Lake.
To see a comprehensive map of all roads in Salt Lake City and get directions for your future commutes, click here.
Open vs. Enclosed Trailer
USA Auto Transport will make sure that everything goes smooth as silk with your car’s move. Your choice of car haulers include:
Open trailers are the most common choice when it comes to auto transport. This method is cost effective, you will be able to get faster pickup times and you can transport more vehicles at once.
Enclosed Trailer is a premium method which offers special transport when moving an expensive, exotic, racing, classic or irreplaceable cars. These types of cars need a little more care, that’s why only the most experienced drivers will be assigned to handle this move.
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