A light rail rolls past the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City. Started with the 2002 Winter Olympics in mind, Salt Lake City’s light-rail network was built to ease air pollution and traffic congestion. Some companies have cited the rail lines as one reason they located or added jobs nearby.
A light rail rolls past the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City. Started with the 2002 Winter Olympics in mind, Salt Lake City’s light-rail network was built to ease air pollution and traffic congestion. Some companies have cited the rail lines as one reason they located or added jobs nearby. Rick Bowmer AP
A light rail rolls past the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City. Started with the 2002 Winter Olympics in mind, Salt Lake City’s light-rail network was built to ease air pollution and traffic congestion. Some companies have cited the rail lines as one reason they located or added jobs nearby. Rick Bowmer AP

It’s hard to quantify economic benefits of light-rail projects

May 06, 2016 11:16 PM