Members of the MAPS 3 park subcommittee raised concerns at its Aug. 24 meeting about the proposed location of the MAPS 3 convention center.
No matter what health statistic is considered, Oklahoma City generally does not fare very well. It has higher rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease than most of its peer cities. No doubt some of that can be attributed to personal decisions, but some of it is due to our built environment. We have built a city that, in most areas, makes travel by walking and cycling more difficult than driving a vehicle.