Plenty of traffic, and where’s the water?

Where is this snappy new Mayflower ski project going to get their water to make snow? Because they’re obviously going to have to make snow. The Jordanelle? Who gave them permission? 

It seems selfish, wasteful, and unconscionable to use our water to make snow for a few visitors.  Isn’t that a bit skewed? I know Park City is a ski town, but we don’t have enough water for snow if we don’t have enough water for grass. The snow isn’t going to fall from the sky no matter how people hope it will. It needs to snow like it did this year for eight-plus years in order to return to some type of “normal,” which of course won’t happen. This is the new normal. 

What’s going on with Park City government? Why do the real estate developers almost always get what they ask for?

I agree with Angela Moschetta that Park City and her environs need some type of moratorium on building to do studies and develop plans. We have 1) no water nor water conservation plan; 2) no urban development plan; 3) no water; 4) no infrastructure plan; 5) no water; and 6) no traffic mitigation plan. If the city does have these plans, it would certainly be nice to know. 

What about parking lots/structures on the outskirts of town where workers could park their cars and take shuttles to their jobs in to Park City?  Less traffic, less pollution both environmentally and noise levels, less aggravation. 

These days, northbound 224 is a parking lot at 3:30 p.m. One person per car. It’s outrageous. I can’t imagine what happens during the ski season. 

Jan Prokop

Park City

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