Monthly Archives: October 2019

#WorkForUsWednesday – October 16, 2019

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This week, we’re posting three new job openings for #WorkForUsWednesday.

Recruitment #21631 – Transportation Technician II – Region 2, Murray. Opened 10/09/2019. Closes 10/23/2019. Click here to apply.

Recruitment #21629 – Utilities and Railroad Coordinator – Region 1, Ogden. Opened 10/09/2019. Closes 10/21/2019. Click here to apply.

Recruitment #21679 – Transportation Technician II – Region 1, Clearfield. Opened 10/15/19. Closes 10/27/19.  Click here to apply.   

Zero Fatalities and University of Utah Kick Off ‘You Drive. I’ll Text’ Campaign with Giant iPhone

Students share safety messages with students through 8-foot-tall phone

WHAT: Zero FatalitiesandUniversity of Utah’s AdThing—a student-led advertising agency—will kick off “You drive. I’ll text,” a new campaign targeting distracted driving. To launch the campaign, University President Ruth Watkins and Student Body President Anna Barnes will address why safety is a priority and explain measures the University is taking to ensure student safety. The campaign encourages students to be active and attentive passengers by speaking up whenever they notice their drivers are distracted. The “You drive. I’ll text” initiative targets all kinds of phone-related distractions (e. g. texting, changing songs, checking social media, etc.).

WHEN:  Thursday, Oct. 17,10 a.m. 

WHERE: South walkway of the Union Plaza, University of Utah Student Union Building, 200 Central Campus Drive.  For parking, go to the paid lot east of the Student Union Building and use code: 75FORT.

WHO:             
Carlos Braceras – director, Utah Department of Transportation
Ruth Watkins – president, University of Utah
Kyra Ott – creative director, AdThing at the University of Utah

VISUALS:        
Giant, 8-foot-tall iPhone with animated visuals on the screen
A-frames with University AdThing students’ work

MEDIA CONTACT:
John Gleason
UDOT Public Information Officer
jgleason@utah.gov
Cell: 801-560-7740

Utah Department of Transportation’s Public Transit Team Request for Public Comment

The State of Utah, Department of Transportation (UDOT) is asking for your comments on the Draft State Management Plan for Federal Transit Programs. UDOT’s Public Transit Team (PTT), as a direct recipient of Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) grant funding, is required to create and maintain a State Management Plan (SMP). The SMP describes the State’s policies and procedures for administering the following FTA programs:

  • 49 USC § 5304 State and Metropolitan Planning
  • 49 USC § 5310 Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities Program
  • 49 USC § 5311 Non-urbanized Area Formula Program
  • 49 USC § 5316 Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) Program
  • 49 USC § 5317 New Freedom Program
  • 49 USC § 5329 Transit Safety and Oversight
  • 49 USC § 5339 Bus and Bus Facilities

The updated SMP is a consolidated document that reflects the most recent program and MAP-21 and FAST Act changes for the before mentioned programs. The SMP Draft is available for your review at: www.udot.utah.gov/publictransit, or a hard copy can be requested by calling Tim Boschert at 801-964-4508.

All comments must be submitted by November 15, 2019, in order to be considered. Comments may be submitted via email at publictransit@utah.gov or hard copy at the address below. The comments must be provided in the following format:

  1. List the page number you are referring to
  2. List the section you are referring to
  3. List the paragraph number in the section
  4. List the comment
  5. Provide the revised wording or recommended change

Address for hard copies
UDOT Public Transit Team
C/O Tim Boschert, Public Transit Plans and Programs Director
4501 South 2700 West
P.O. Box 143600
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3600

The final SMP will be posted on the UDOT PTT website (link above) following PTT consideration of all comments, final edits and approval by FTA. If document assistance is required, please let us know via the email address above.

#WorkForUsWednesday – October 9, 2019

This week, we’re posting five new job openings for #WorkForUsWednesday.

Recruitment #21590 – Financial Analyst I – Complex, Comptroller’s Office. Opened 10/08/19. Closes 10/15/19.  Click here to apply.

Recruitment #21622 – Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic (Journey Auto Worker) – Region 3, Physical location will be housed at the Vernal Maintenance Station but reporting to the Equipment Shop in Orem. Opened 10/08/19. Closes 10/20/19.  Click here to apply.

Recruitment #21632 – Station Supervisor (Roadway Operations Manager I) – Region 4, Colton. Opened 10/09/19. Closes 10/23/19. Click here to apply.

Recruitment #21631 – Transportation Technician II – Region 2, Murray. Opened 10/09/2019. Closes 10/23/2019. Click here to apply.  

Recruitment #21629 – Utilities and Railroad Coordinator – Region 1, Ogden. Opened 10/09/2019. Closes 10/21/2019. Click here to apply.

#WorkForUsWednesday – October 2, 2019

This week, we’re posting three new job openings for #WorkForUsWednesday.

Recruitment #21631 – Transportation Technician II – Region 2, Murray. Opened 10/09/2019. Closes 10/23/2019. Click here to apply.

Recruitment #21629 – Utilities and Railroad Coordinator – Region 1, Ogden. Opened 10/09/2019. Closes 10/21/2019. Click here to apply.

Recruitment #21679 – Transportation Technician II – Region 1, Clearfield. Opened 10/15/19. Closes 10/27/19.  Click here to apply.