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Great transportation and cheap

First time in Utah and using the Front Runner. Clean and well maintained. I was on my way from SLC... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gina M
Greát way to travel along the Wasatch Front

Frontrunner is a great addition to Utah Wasatch-area travel resources. If only we had a bus system... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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All reviews avoid traffic salt lake downtown slc north temple public transportation train ride several times central station no stress free wifi snow and ice south end within walking distance always on time parking lot a lot of money trax
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in Utah and using the Front Runner. Clean and well maintained. I was on my way from SLC to Ogden airport. I had asked guy who worked on train, which way was the Ogden airport from the station, but he didn't know. I'm...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frontrunner is a great addition to Utah Wasatch-area travel resources. If only we had a bus system to match. Anyone used to riding the highly efficient and well-connected buses and subways in other large cities will be disappointed that Salt Lake and Utah counties have...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Frontrunner is always late! I have ridden public transportation from other states and this is the worst of them. You will have to catch an earlier train to get to work on time despite what the schedule says. For example I catch the Ogden 6:30...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sjakcar
Reviewed June 28, 2019

My Granddaughter picked a train ride for her 2nd birthday and we didn't have to go very far, just a couple stops for her to really enjoy it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cgayle98
Reviewed April 1, 2019

For years I dreaded the thought of taking the Front Runner to work from Orem to SLC. This year, I gave it a try and now I am hooked. I leave my Orem home 14 minutes before the train arrives, park my car, and hop...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Wartdude
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Cheaper cheaper cheaper , if u wanna reach to Orem, Provo etc! I mean, come on do u wanna pay $50-$80 for uber/lyft rides when all u have to spend is below $15 to reach those places? But hey, u need to have enough time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tho117
Reviewed February 28, 2019

0 for 3 trying to find parking during the week. Parking saturated at 9:00a. An excess of student permit parking is nearby, but commuters cannot use it. Asked a UTA supervisor today. He seemed even less aware of the parking situation than the riders. He...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Hard to believe that a train system in a city/region this large, and with an exploding population has such a non user friendly train system. 30 min to an hour wait in between trains, even during the peak rush hours. Constant stopping on the tracks...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jana L
Reviewed February 12, 2019

I've used the Frontrunner about three times a month and always enjoy it. I always sit in the upper deck. WiFi is strong and fast every time I've ridden. Schedule from Orem to Salt Lake City is very convenient. The UTA app is easy to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Saved money by using Front-runner. Had business in south salt lake City and wanted to avoid the I-215 traffic, parking, and construction. This was a pleasant experience, more than I expected. There were no extra fees and no supprises. It is not often I need...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen S
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Yes, Provo to Orem and Orem to Provo. Good way to go back and forth easily.
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The challenge is going there and back in that short of a time frame, given the typical train schedule. You might not have to mine to do anything and get back for the return trip. The south stations aren’t close to much that... More
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