Three Stars and Dropping
Access to great mountains and desert areas (amazing)
Crime is manageable if you live in the right area
Pretty decent jobs. Aerospace, tech, food, etc.
Good airport with good connections and centrally located .
Still better than many places if you love the mountains, but see the cons.
Too much growth is basically creating congestion on the roads, trail heads, and resorts. Even the backcountry, to which we have great access, is getting tracked out.
The LDS culture can be creepy unless you live in the right spot.
Traffic just keeps getting worse. The horrible light timing on my commute is a disgrace to engineers.
Drivers education here is a joke.
Basically SLC is experiencing serious growing pains.
OH...and the pollution and inversions. Reservoirs are more consistently being closed off due to algae blooms.
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