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Emergency responders take part in safety exercises for Sugar House streetcar

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 12 2013 5:35 p.m. MST

Utah Transit Authority police, in partnership with the police and fire departments in Salt Lake City and South Salt Lake, rescue a dummy from under a train as they participate in a safety exercise on the new UTA streetcar line in South Salt Lake, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.

Ravell Call, Deseret News

SOUTH SALT LAKE — Utah Transit Authority police, in partnership with the police and fire departments in Salt Lake City and South Salt Lake, participated Tuesday in a safety exercise on the new UTA streetcar line.

The exercise was designed as a learning environment for multiple jurisdictions to practice emergency response plans, policies, and procedures as they pertain to a vehicle, cyclist and streetcar incident. Subject matter experts and local representatives from various organizations took part in conducting and evaluating the exercise.

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