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OKG Newsletter


Topic: department of transportation

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

Hub flub


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Regarding Clifton Adcock’s News story (“Back to the future,” Sept. 21, Gazette):
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Spur of the moment

Plans for commuter rail could be complicated by a transfer in ownership.


News

Clifton Adcock
Ownership of an Oklahoma City railroad spur critical to future commuter rail plans in the region is scheduled to be transferred from the state Department of Transportation to the Union Pacific Corp. at the end of November.
 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Street fight

Opposition to initial plans for the downtown boulevard call a bridge counterproductive.


News

Clifton Adcock
Controversy is dogging a future downtown boulevard as the Oklahoma City Council prepares to receive an update on the project Tuesday.
 
Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Road warriors

A flurry of options and disagreements arises over a proposed downtown boulevard.


News

Clifton Adcock
Amid growing controversy over a planned downtown boulevard, Oklahoma City officials will hire a consultant to examine competing options for dealing with a proposed elevated section of the thoroughfare. Meanwhile, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation has set an Aug. 21 public meeting to discuss the boulevard project, while a group opposed to the would-be elevated section on Monday will hold a town hall-style meeting on the matter.
 
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Boulevard of broken dreams?


Commentary

Bob Kemper
No, we don’t have a Georgia O’Keeffe to spark an arts and culture revolution in Oklahoma City as it happened in Santa Fe, N.M. But that hasn’t stopped people from speculating that OKC could become “the next Santa Fe.”
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The road not taken


Commentary

Dr. Ed Shadid
The most critical lesson of the downtown boulevard debate is that diversity of thought (itself a function of the sum total of our experiences) through maximum public participation, along with the utmost transparency to aid in deliberations, leads to better decision-making.
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Road to a vote

A controversial proposal for a downtown boulevard heads toward a city council vote.


News

Clifton Adcock
A plan to build the downtown boulevard with an elevated section over Western Avenue will likely be presented to the Oklahoma City Council for approval Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Road test

After lengthy debate, OKC city council approves a controversial plan for a downtown boulevard.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City’s future downtown boulevard will likely be elevated over part of Western Avenue and Classen Boulevard now that the Oklahoma City Council has passed a measure in support of the plan.
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
 
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