It is very difficult to have uncontrolled growth and a cost-efficient and effective transit system.
Commentary Rick Cain
Recently, the Brookings Institute, a Washington, D.C.,-based think tank,
issued a report that ranked the Oklahoma City area 84th out of 100
metropolitan areas in regard to serving its workforce transit needs.
CFN Gazette staff
Slowdowns in the state’s energy and government sectors led to weaker job
growth in Oklahoma, but the situation is bound to improve in 2014,
according to Oklahoma State University economist Dan Rickman.
The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum has high hopes to bring in 250,000 visitors annually once the project is fully funded and built.
News Tim Farley
Supporters of a partially built cultural center are confident tourists
will come to Oklahoma City to witness an authentic, world-class American
Indian experience once the project is complete.
News Ben Felder
The Oklahoma City Council voted recently to offer tax incentives to
General Electric Co. and Baker Hughes Inc. for new facilities expected
to create hundreds of high-paying jobs. Baker Hughes will receive
$850,000 and General Electric will receive $1 million, assuming each
company meets job creation expectations.