Will the downtown streetcar route take shape in time to dovetail with Project 180 construction? Or is it moving too fast?
News Clifton Adcock
The creation of a route for the MAPS 3 modern streetcar project took
another step toward reality after the project’s oversight subcommittee
unanimously approved a preferred partial route.
Metro residents are invited to attend a public meeting on urban sprawl.
News Gazette staff
Sprawl is defined by Merriam-Webster
as “an irregularly spread or scattered group or mass.” Urban sprawl’s
characteristics include remote housing subdivisions jam-packed with
cookie-cutter homes, homogenous strip malls for recreational shopping,
and unhealthy fast-food chains.
Commentary Blair Humphreys
We had the opportunity to discuss the issue of “sprawl” with more than
600 citizens who gathered last month at a town hall meeting in Oklahoma
City. The meeting included presentations from Councilman Ed Shadid, City
Manager Jim Couch and the director of almost every city department.
A plan to transform the Western Avenue corridor into a walkable destination draws scrutiny from residents and business owners.
News Brendan Hoover
The Western Avenue corridor between N.W. 41st and 46th streets could
become a more vibrant, walkable and economically viable destination if a
new streetscape project is executed, city officials say, but the plan
is drawing a close look from area business owners and residents.