Located at the base of the Wasatch Mountains thirteen miles south of Salt Lake City, Sandy city provides an evenhanded approach to traffic congestion and growth issues. The major residential region of eastern Sandy climbs high on the slopes of the Wasatch Range while the western section lies at the bottom of the valley. Interstate 15 and State Street (U.S. 89) run through the western portions of the city which provide adequate and easy routes to the surrounding suburbs.
The light rail known as Trax, operated by the Utah Transit Authority also provides easy access to cities such as Murray, Midvale, and Salt Lake. The North/South Line, the alternate name used for the Sandy/Salt Lake line starts at the Energy Solutions Arena at South Temple and 300 West and travels south to 10000 South in Sandy.
Sandy City is also Serviced by the UTA bus system that provides over 100 routes to neighboring cities.
Sandy City's roads and public transportation provide the city with ideal transportation conditions.