Salt Lake on the Street: Mayor Becker on Salt Lake’s growth

Salt Lake on the Street is a weekly podcast featuring discussions with community stakeholders about Salt Lake urban and community development.   The podcast is made possible through a podcast partnership with 90.9 FM KRCL.  New shows will be uploaded weekly with portions of each episode airing throughout the week on KRCL.

The 2015 Salt Lake City Mayoral race is well underway.  The vote-by-mail ballots have been sent out and residents have until November 2 to send ballots back.  A recent poll conducted by shows that the race is tight, with both candidates in an essential tie.   In episode 13 of Salt Lake on the Street, current mayor Ralph Becker discusses his agenda on residential growth, affordable housing, sustainability and transportation.

Posted by Isaac Riddle

Isaac Riddle grew up just outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. He has a BA in English literature from the University of Utah and a Masters of Journalism from Temple University. Isaac has written for Next City, The Philadelphia Public School Notebook and Salt Lake City Weekly. Before embarking on a career in journalism, Isaac taught High School English in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. Isaac is the founder of Building Salt Lake and can be reached at