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Legislative Resources

UDOT works with the legislature to provide data and information that help identify statewide transportation needs.

Meeting Presentations and Materials

June 2021 Transportation Interim Committee
May 2021 Transportation Interim Committee
January 2021 Infrastructure and General Government appropriations Subcommittee
November 2020 Interim Committee Meeting
October 2020 Interim Committee Meeting
September 2020 Interim Committee Meeting
August 2020 Interim Committee Materials
June 2020 Transportation Interim Committee
January 2020 Infrastructure & General Government Appropriations Subcommittee
January 2019 Infrastructure & General Government Appropriations Subcommittee

Road Usage Charge

In 2020, electric and hybrid vehicle owners will have an option to pay a road usage charge in lieu of their annual fee. In future years, the RUC program could also be a potential replacement to the fuel tax for all vehicles in Utah. UDOT is involved in this effort in order to Keep Utah Moving by making sure future funding will be available to build and maintain our transportation system.
        In 2020 SB 150 asked UDOT to provide an expansion report for the Road Usage Charge program for all light duty vehicles registered in the state. Below is a link to the report.

          Innovation and Efficiencies

          UDOT continually seeks to innovate and make the most of taxpayer dollars with new and improved technologies, equipment, infrastructure, work processes and more. Details about these innovations and efficiencies can be found on our Statewide Innovation Program webpage.

              Managed Lanes

              Travel on Utah’s highways continues to grow and managed lanes are one tool that may be used to address current and future demand. Examples of managed lanes include:
              • High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes
              • High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes
              • Toll Roads
              • Reversible Lanes
              UDOT completed a review of managed lanes strategies and how they may apply to Utah’s transportation system. The executive summary and final report are available for download below.

              Tax Restructuring & Equalization Task Force

              Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)

              The STIP is a six-year plan of highway and transit projects and is UDOT’s official work plan for the development of projects.

                Strategic Direction Including Funding Information

                The Strategic Direction allows UDOT to report how we’re investing resources allocated by the state legislature. It is constantly updated to reflect what we’re doing to meet our mission to provide innovative transportation solutions that strengthen the economy and enhance quality of life.

                  Transportation Investment Fund & Planning

                  The available maps provide information about projects funded by the TIF, unfunded TIF priorities, details about the TIF prioritization process and highway and transit projects on the Unified Plan.

                    Utah's Transportation Vision - UVision

                    In the 2018 legislative session, lawmakers passed a transportation bill that addresses funding mechanisms and transportation oversight to continue integrated, long-term planning. S.B. 136 requires UDOT to develop statewide strategic initiatives across all modes of transportation.

                    Recognizing that Utah’s transportation system is owned, maintained and operated by many different entities, UDOT used a collaborative model to gather input to inform policy. UDOT convened a committee of various transportation stakeholders in order to develop a statewide vision for transportation.

                    The Stakeholder Committee reviewed goal statements from existing plans and documents in combination with the list of considerations named in bills, with special attention to considerations identified in S.B. 136, such as air quality, return on investment, sustainability and economy. The committee then formulated broad goals that function across modes and be scale-able to local, regional and statewide long-range transportation planning.

                    The vision, goals and initiatives will guide policy decisions and state investments in transportation. The strategic initiatives may be things that partnering agencies and stakeholder committee members already do as part of their respective missions.

                      Transportation Commission STIP Workshop Application

                      Each spring the Utah Transportation Commission meets in an all day workshop to discuss project recommendations for the draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program.

                        Payment Zone Toll Schedule

                        The UDOT Express Lanes operates with a dynamic toll algorithm to allow the toll rate to remain low as long as there is available capacity in the Express Lanes. As more vehicles enter the Express Lanes, the toll is set to reflect the value of the available space in the lane. The download available below helps explain this algorithm.