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OKG Newsletter


Topic: transportation

Making connections

State transportation officials hold public meetings as part of the long process toward an OKC-to-Tulsa passenger rail line.


News

Tim Farley
Passenger rail public meeting
5:30 p.m. Thursday
Metro Technology Center
1901 Springlake Drive
tulsaokcrailcorridor.com
 
Monday, August 12, 2013

Better buses

More frequent bus stops and less wait time are planned for Metro Transit buses.


News

Tim Farley
More frequent stops will be implemented in the Metro Transit bus system starting in January pending formal approval. Based on recommendations from Nelson-Nygaard Consulting Associates, a transportation planning firm, the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (COTPA) intends to eliminate neighborhood bus stops and keep the routes on major streets.
 
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Better buses

More frequent bus stops and less wait time are planned for Metro Transit buses.


News

Tim Farley
More frequent stops will be implemented in the Metro Transit bus system starting in January pending formal approval.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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

Moving on

Rick Cain helped re-introduce public transit to the metro area. He retires in February.


News

Tim Farley
When Rick Cain took the reins as chief of the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (COTPA) 10 years ago, most Oklahoma City residents didn’t know public transit existed.
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Cornett talks transportation with U.S. Senate committee


News

Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s relationship with the federal government concerning transportation projects isn’t perfect, but it’s getting better, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett told a congressional committee Thursday.
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Streetcar route could impact street parking


News

Ben Felder
Fitting a streetcar system into downtown Oklahoma City was never intended to be a seamless process, city officials said this week.
 
Thursday, April 24, 2014
 
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