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OKG Newsletter


Topic: subcommittee

Convention-centric

The MAPS 3 timeline could get revamped to hasten the convention center’s construction, pushing back completion dates for other major projects.


News

Clifton Adcock
The recent MAPS 3 convention center subcommittee meeting pegged a site for the new center, while a timeline approved by the group has major implications for almost all other MAPS 3 projects.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Timeline on the table

The document that will guide MAPS 3 resource allocation and staffing priorities nears Oklahoma City Council approval.


News

Clifton Adcock
The timeline arose after the subcommittee overseeing the MAPS 3 convention center requested a revised timeline from Architectural Design Group in order to speed up the convention center’s progress. With a price tag of more than $250 million, the convention center is the most expensive MAPS 3 project.
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Conventional concerns

The Oklahoma City Council considers a MAPS 3 timeline that prioritizes convention center construction over quality-of-life projects.


News

Clifton Adcock
Members of the Oklahoma City Council and several MAPS 3 subcommittees expressed concern over a recommended timeline for MAPS 3 projects.
 
Wednesday, June 22, 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

Mileage may vary

While MAPS 3 promised 70 miles of new sidewalks, project officials say only about 25 miles can be built for the $6.8 million budget.


News

Clifton Adcock
Despite a promise of 70 miles of new sidewalks as part of the MAPS 3 program, Oklahoma City is now looking at constructing possibly less than 40 percent of that amount for the entire project.
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Moving along

Mayor says controversial streetcar project will happen: “The citizens have tasked us with building it, not talking about it.”


News

Tim Farley
Advocates of the MAPS 3 modern streetcar system will take a “huge step” forward if the Oklahoma City Council approves a recommended route next week.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Still on track

The time is now for city leaders to choose a streetcar technology.


News

Ben Felder
City officials and members of the streetcar subcommittee believe the project to build a downtown streetcar remains on track for a late 2017 completion, even though state and city law, along with some confusion over wires, set the project back a few months.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
 
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