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OKG Newsletter


Topic: million

Stepping up

Oklahoma City’s walkability numbers are improving along with the development of its businesses, sidewalks, parks and plazas.


News

Tim Farley
For decades, the twofold dilemma of urban sprawl and neglect of downtown Oklahoma City created a mess that current leaders still are working to unravel. Starting in the 1970s and continuing through the mid-1990s, “white flight” from innercity neighborhoods pushed residents and businesses to the outskirts of the city.
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

BREAKING: Petition drive seeks storm shelter funding

Victims of the May tornadoes, with Take Shelter Oklahoma, called this an apolitical effort


News

Tim Farley
Supporters of school storm shelters are ready to work. That was the message conveyed by volunteers Wednesday at the State Capitol after it was announced an initiative petition seeking a statewide vote on building storm shelters in all public schools would be launched.


 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Million-dollar members

OKC council chooses which projects are most important with $1 million discretionary spending programs.


News

Tim Farley
If Oklahoma City Council members had a million bucks to spend any way they’d like, it turns most of them would (and will) improve public transit, roads and develop a needed “quiet zone” in downtown Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Railing cry

A contentious debate erupts around the approval of downtown’s new streetcar system.


News

Tim Farley
Plans for the MAPS 3 streetcar project will now move forward after a close 5-3 vote and approval, but scars from the Sept. 24 Oklahoma City Council meeting remain.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
 
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