Park City Transit Earns Innovation Award
News Release – For Immediate Release
Clayton Scrivner, Communications Manager
September 1, 2023
Park City Transit Earns Prestigious Award for Innovation
Park City, UT - Park City Transit has been named winner of the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Innovation Award for its groundbreaking employee housing program. The initiative was created to address the critical issue of affordable workforce housing. APTA is a nonprofit international association of more than 1,500 transit organizations.
“Park City Transit continues to deliver for our employees and the community,” said Mayor Nann Worel. “As a leader in the field, our team has paved the way for other entities to explore innovative ways of supporting their employees and enhancing their quality of life.”
“I appreciate Park City Transit’s past leaders for having the vision and creativity to get ahead of our employee housing crisis,” said Transit Manager Kim Fjeldsted. “As an agency providing fare-free transit in a resort town, affordable housing is essential to recruiting seasonal and full-time employees.”
The program, which launched in 2013, currently has 36 employees in affordable housing located in the Park City area. This effort was made possible by past and present leaders of Park City Municipal and support from the Federal Transit Administration.
Park City Transit has served the City for 48 years and is committed to delivering reliable, sustainable, and visionary transportation solutions to the community.
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