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OKG Newsletter


Topic: project 180

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

En route

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.
 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Urban outfitters

The renewal of downtown Oklahoma City continues with several new building projects in the works.


News

Brendan Hoover
In downtown Oklahoma City, several new building projects are in the works, continuing a trend of urban renewal in the area.
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Pounding the pavement

Everybody’s talkin’ about walkin’ at a transportation program.


News

Clifton Adcock
City officials are scheduled to give a presentation regarding biking and walkability from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, 1000 N. Broadway. Tickets are $10 for the Urban Land Institute Oklahoma’s event, “Moving Toward A Walking/Bike Friendly City.”
 
Monday, October 10, 2011

Doing a 180

The Myriad Botanical Gardens project takes a major step in redefining downtown OKC.


News

Clifton Adcock
On Oct. 15, organizers are hoping to take a major step in redefining downtown Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Trimmed TIF

Planners are looking for savings on Project 180.


News

Clifton Adcock
A major downtown streetscape project is being reduced in scope because of revenue shortfalls in the funding plan and cost overruns, city officials said, dropping E.K. Gaylord Boulevard off the project list.
 
Friday, November 4, 2011

Necessary revisions


News

Clifton Adcock
The massive downtown streetscape and park refurbishment known as Project 180 is being scaled back from its original budget by around $17.5 million, or about 10 percent.
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Civil discord

Disagreement between two city entities leads to construction delays for a Project 180 park.


News

Clifton Adcock
They say you can’t fight city hall — but perhaps that doesn’t apply if city hall is fighting city hall.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Lawn games

Plans for a downtown park redesign are amended with hopes of satisfying detractors.


News

Clifton Adcock
Over the next few weeks the Oklahoma City Council will consider a redesign of a historic downtown park that has produced internal conflict at City Hall.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

More to build


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council last week approved a revision in both the budget and scope of Project 180, downtown’s streetscape and green space redesign effort. Its total budget was increased from $157 million to $176 million. While there are several sources of revenue, its main chunk comes from the city’s plans to issue long-term bonds to pay off a $95 million loan from Devon Energy that it used to launch Project 180.
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
 
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