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Podcast Of Transportation Public Forum

Credit Roger Crawford
Rev. Charles Robinson introducing the panel on transportation.

'Transportation's Uncomfortable Choices' was the topic for Thursday night's public panel discuss and forum, hosted by the Project for a Deeper Understanding. Moderated by former Summit County Commissioner and KPCW Board President Bob Richer lead the panel into a discussion of options and plans involving transportation into and around Summit County.

Panelists included:

  • Kim Carson, Summit County Council Member
  • Kent Cashel, for Transit Planner for Park City Municipal
  • Leslie Crawford, Summit County Engineer
  • Andy Beerman, Park City Council Member
  • Shawn Seager, Director, Metropolitan Planning Organization/Mountainlands Association of Governments
  • Alison Butz, Director, Historic Park City Business Alliance

Hour 1

Hour 2


BOB RICHER is the former Board Chair of KPCW and Mountainlands Community Housing Trust. Bob, as a member of the Park City Council and as a Summit County Commissioner, has been a champion of open space since the very first purchase of the McPolin Farm in 1990. He was the chairperson of the first Citizen’s Open Space Advisory Committee and, as a County Commissioner, the founder and creator of the Basin Open Space Advisory Committee. Bob was instrumental in changing the county’s form of government to today’s council/manager structure. He is involved with numerous civic groups including the Park City Rotary Club, the Park City Community Foundation, the Project for Deeper Understanding and is a Director of the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District. Bob was honored with both the Community Leadership Award and the Park City Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Hospitality Award for his dedication to the community. There’s even an affordable housing building named for him in Kimball Junction. Bob was also the president and founder of Park City’s first curling association!
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