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OKG Newsletter


Topic: core to shore

Hub hookup

A public transit centerpiece creeps toward reality as planners select three possible sites


News

Clifton Adcock
Three finalists are emerging as possible downtown locations for the future centerpiece of public transportation in Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Grand proposal

Can the Oklahoma City Council commit? Next week it might take the plunge by adopting a MAPS 3 timeline.


News

Clifton Adcock
Two major issues of the MAPS 3 program are likely to come up for approval at the July 5 Oklahoma City Council meeting: a proposed project timeline and a proposed site for the future convention center.
 
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

$30 million question

Will the substation transfer be included in the MAPS 3 convention center budget now that the location is changing?


News

Clifton Adcock
Preliminary cost estimates are out for all eight of the MAPS 3 projects, and the question of an OGE substation being moved using $30 million from the $280 million for the convention center funds came to a head during recent MAPS 3 oversight meetings.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Walk the line

MAPS 3 park subcommittee members are concerned the convention center will impede walkability.


News

Clifton Adcock
Members of the MAPS 3 park subcommittee raised concerns at its Aug. 24 meeting about the proposed location of the MAPS 3 convention center.
 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Alley oops


Letters to the Editor

John W. Hilmes
Let me see if I understand this (News, Clifton Adcock, “Walk the line,” Aug. 31, Gazette): MAPS 3 park subcommittee member Michelle Martin-Coyne, the wife of The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne, wants to walk from Flaming Lips Alley to the proposed (Mick Cornett/ Larry Nichols park) Core to Shore park and the new convention center is in her way?
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Core issues

Comments in a Core to Shore study rankle some on the MAPS 3 streetcar panel.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City’s 6-year-old plan to develop land between downtown and the Oklahoma River, the Core to Shore plan, is still relevant — it just needs a little tweaking, according to a recent review of it.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Redundant or relevant?

Consultants review Core to Shore in the context of MAPS 3, while a city councilman questions the study.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City Council last week approved a review of the six-year-old Core to Shore plan to develop the area between downtown and the Oklahoma River.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

More for Core for Shore

OKC officials push to revise the Core to Shore plan to encompass land for the planned MAPS 3 convention center.


News

Clifton Adcock
The city is seeking to expand the boundaries of an urban renewal plan aimed at fighting urban blight in order to obtain property for the proposed MAPS 3 convention center.
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
 
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