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A view of the Central campus bus stop from a window in the Browning Center building.

OGX: Ogden’s eco-friendly public transportation solution

Sky Mundell, Reporter June 13, 2022

Often referred to by its nickname, “Junction City,” Ogden has a long and storied history as one of the American west’s first major passenger railroad junctions. Union Station opened its doors in...

Distracted driving and speeding are the top two causes of vehicle accidents. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Photo credit: SCNG

The dangers of distraction

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch April 18, 2022

In 2021, speeding resulted in 7,951 crashes in Utah, adding to the already increasing rate of car crashes. Distracted driving and speeding are the top two causes of vehicle accidents.Utah Highway Patrol...

The mural integrates the beauty of bright colors while tying in the importance of music in the citys history.   (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost) Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

A stop above the rest

Lucas Moore November 1, 2021

Ogden City and the Utah Transit Authority are collaborating on an artistic project to decorate the new Bus Rapid Transit stops with murals in the windscreens. The BRT, now dubbed Ogden Express or OGX,...

A guide to parking, commuting and public transportation at WSU

Noah Lutman June 21, 2021

Parking and transportation services on Weber State University's campuses are an essential part of making the university efficient, safe and dependable for students, staff and faculty. Recent updates in...

Map of WSU Ogden campus. (Weber State University) Photo credit: Weber State University

WSU parking can get chaotic — Here’s some advice

Caitlyn Nichols April 19, 2021

This past year of mostly virtual classes has made parking at the Ogden campus of Weber State University so easy. With most students at home, parking lots usually don't even fill up. If we’re honest,...

View of the new construction from across the duck pond on March 31. Two excavators carve out the future bus route. (Brooklynn Kilgore/The Signpost) Photo credit: Brooklynn Kilgore

Progress on the BRT

Marisa Nelson April 19, 2021

The Bus Rapid Transit construction has begun throughout Ogden as well as on the Weber State campus. Completion of the entire project will take until 2023.On the WSU campus, BRT construction has begun around...

A Bus Rapid Transit line will be built in Ogden, Utah, connecting WSU and McKay Dee Hospital along its line. (Wikimedia Commons).

Southeastern Ogden improvements to come

Adam Rubin July 12, 2020

The Bus Rapid Transit line, a 5-mile project connecting the Frontrunner to WSU, McKay-Dee Hospital and the business district in the surrounding area, is on its way alongside plans for land usage, housing,...

UTA passes get you around on buses, TRAX, and Frontrunner. Did we mention theyre free for Weber State University students? (Emily Crooks / The Signpost)

UTA drives students to seek alternative forms of transportation

Clint Yingling September 5, 2017

Students enrolled in at least one class at Weber State University are eligible for a Utah Transit Authority EdPass, which offers students free access to buses, TRAX, FrontRunner and the S-Line. During...

Riding the bus

October 25, 2011

“How you getting home?" “I am catching the 640 at 10:30 then catching the 470 at 11:15”. This is bus lingo, the language of people who use public transportation. As the economy continues to struggle,...

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