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Transportation & Land Use Connection

Transportation and Land Use Connection (formerly known as the Local Planning Resource Program) is a partnership between Salt Lake County and Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC).  It provides local communities with technical assistance such as staff time, consulting, and training.  The program encourages communities to integrate their land use and regional transportation plans by proactively addressing anticipated growth through the use of the  Wasatch Choice for 2050 Vision.

The program seeks to help local governments develop in a way that works best for them, supporting their efforts to create livable and vibrant communities. This locally-driven approach allows the private sector to flourish in communities while reducing the public resources necessary to accommodate future growth.


Approved Projects

2018 Projects approved in Salt Lake County

Local Government Project Name Assistance Amount
Holladay Holladay Canal Trails Study $ 69,922
Millcreek City Millcreek Town Center Plan $ 50,000
Salt Lake County Salt Lake County + Jordan River Commission Blueprint Jordan River Plan Update $ 110,000
Salt Lake City Salt Lake City Street Typology Plan $ 100,000
South & West Jordan South Jordan + West Jordan Active Transportation Plan (Phase 2) $ 90,000
West Jordan West Jordan City Center Station Area Plan $ 80,000
West Valley West Valley Active Transportation Implementation Plan $ 75,000

2017 Projects approved in Salt Lake County

Local Government Project Name Assistance Amount
Cottonwood Heights Cottonwood Heights Wasatch Boulevard Master Plan Study $ 85,000
Midvale City Midvale City Station Area Plans  $ 65,000
Millcreek City Millcreek General Plan & Zoning Implementation $ 75,000
Murray City Murray Central Station Area Plan $ 75,000
Riverton Riverton 12600 South Small Area Plan $ 66,000
Salt Lake City Salt Lake City Central Station Area Plan $ 100,000
South Salt Lake City South Salt Lake Strategic Mobility Plan    $ 80,000
West Jordan West Jordan New Bingham Highway Connector Study $ 80,000

2016 Projects approved in Salt Lake County.

Local Government Project Name Assistance Amount
Town of Alta  Alta Commercial Core Implementation Plan  $ 50,000
Bluffdale City Transportation Master Plan  $ 55,000
Salt Lake City/South Salt Lake City Life on State Implementation Plan  $ 165,000
Kearns Township Community Center (A Placed Based Initiative) Master Site Plan  $ 60,000
West Valley City Hunter Town Center Small Area Plan, Market Study & Form Based Code $ 65,000
Sandy City/Surrounding Communities Point of the Mountain  $80,000

Projects approved in 2015.

Local Government Project Name Assistance Amount
Town of Alta General Plan Update $60,000
Cottonwood Heights Wasatch Boulevard Master Plan Summary $85,000 
Holladay Highland Drive/Van Winkle Expressway Intersection Study  $30,000
Kearns Township Small Area Plan: Olympic Oval $50,000
South Jordan  Redwood Road Corridor Plan $80,000  
South Salt Lake Downtown Redevelopment Plan $62,800
Riverton Bike Boulevard Active Transportation Master Plan  $40,000

Projects approved in 2014.

Local Government Project Name Assistance Amount
South Salt Lake  Streetcar Redevelopment Corridor: FBC/Housing Study  $25,000 
Cottonwood Heights  Fort Union Boulevard Corridor Study  $50,000
West Jordan  West Jordan City Center / Redwood Station  $25,000 
Draper  Draper City General Plan Update  $55,000 
Holladay  City of Holladay General Plan Update  $45,000
Taylorsville  4700 South Small Area Master Plan  $50,000 
Salt Lake County- Millcreek Township  Evergreen Town Center $50,000 
Riverton  Riverton City Western Commercial District $35,000 
 Salt Lake City Foothill Drive Implementation Strategy  $10,000 

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