9 Line Trail

This paved trail, constructed in 2011, runs from Redwood Road to 700 West along the old 900 South railroad corridor owned by Salt Lake City. The corridor, which runs east-west at approximately 900 South, has now been dubbed the "9 Line" and intersects with the Jordan River Trail near 1000 West. Bicyclists continuing east of the trail can use bike lanes on 900 South to connect to bike lanes and TRAX light rail at 200 West.

A special thanks to the University of Utah City & Metropolitan Planning students from the Salt Lake City Workshop who worked with residents, community organizations, and city officials to help convert the neglected rail corridor into an urban amenity.

Future plans for the corridor

This initial segment of paved trail is the first step in improving the old rail corridor and extending the trail across Salt Lake City. Master planning for the existing trail by the Planning Division, adopted in 2015, addresses broader land use, placemaking, and economic investments along the trail from I-15 to Redwood Road.

To extend the trail across Salt Lake City, the 9-Line Trail Extension Plan proposes an alignment and layout for extending the trail west to the Surplus Canal Trail and east along 900 South to Liberty Park, Sunnyside Avenue, the Foothill Cultural District, and the Bonneville Shoreline Trail at Emigration Canyon.

Sunnyside Trail

The paved multi-use trail on Sunnyside Ave between 1300 East and Foothill Dr represents a small section of the larger 9 Line Trail Extension, following the route of the Transvalley Corridor mentioned in the 1992 Salt Lake City Open Space Plan. Currently, the trail extends from the East High School track and football field at 1450 East Sunnyside Ave to the meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at about 1800 East on Sunnyside Drive.

An upcoming extension of the Sunnyside Trail will extend along the University of Utah student housing development between the Church meetinghouse and Foothill Drive. This section of trail is scheduled for construction May-July 2017. An overall design map of the trail can be viewed here. For questions or comments about this project, please contact Stephanie Toombs (SLC Engineering) at 801-535-6374 or Dan Bergenthal (SLC Transportation) at 801-535-7106.

For more information, please visit:

>> 9 Line Corridor Master Plan

>> 9 Line Trail Extension Plan