The city of Draper, UT is a growing suburban area located south of Salt Lake City. It is known for its excellent views of the Wasatch Mountains and well-maintained parks. While this city doesn't have access to a public subway system or light rail, there are still plenty of transportation options available for residents and visitors alike.
The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides bus service to Draper which connects to other cities in the greater Salt Lake City region. UTA also operates an extensive FrontRunner commuter rail system that runs through nearby towns and cities. This makes it easy for commuters to get to work quickly and conveniently each day. Additionally, UTA also operates the Trax light rail network which can be accessed from nearby Sandy, South Jordan, or Murray stations - all just a short drive away from Draper!
For those who prefer to drive, major highways such as I-15 and I-215 pass through the area making it convenient to reach nearby suburbs as well as downtown Salt Lake City. In addition, most major taxi companies service the area providing another transportation option for those traveling to the airport or other areas outside of Draper's limits.
The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Draper takes 23.2 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
How people in Draper get to work:
- 76.3% drive their own car alone
- 7.8% carpool with others
- 10.9% work from home
- 2.5% take mass transit