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OKG Newsletter

Topic: bus

Office mates

A lamp hangs next to a giant walking stick insect in a shadow box, at 30A Home.


Jenny Coon Peterson
My home office is what you’d call pathetic. It looks less like an office and more like a cluttered discount retailer, with stacks of books, discarded Christmas gifts (including an absurd number of “As Seen on TV” products) and garbage bags full of old clothes that I’ve been claiming I’ll take to Goodwill for about a year now. Classy.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Mega cheap


Gazette staff
With gas prices on the rise and sky-rocketing air fares, folks itching to visit Dallas — God knows why, but you people probably have your reasons — might take note of a cheaper mode of transportation., an express bus service, has added a route from Oklahoma City to Dallas with fares starting at just $1 each way.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Nitro Circus: The Movie

Wow! Ouch!


Rod Lott
Granted only a limited theatrical release this summer, Nitro Circus: The Movie is like Jackass with more athleticism, more engineering know-how, more maturity, more corporate sponsors, and much less testicular trauma.
Friday, November 9, 2012

A years-old winning design for a bus stop will jump from sketch to street


Rod Lott
Five years ago, Metro Transit riders waiting for the bus may have been bombarded with questions from a fellow bench sitter. The inquiries weren't the ramblings of a madman, although it might have seemed that way to those being quizzed.
Thursday, September 23, 2010

Streetcar vs. bus

A city councilman pushes back on the anticipated MAPS 3 streetcar amid concerns it will hurt the bus system.


Tim Farley
The anticipated return of streetcars to downtown Oklahoma City has sparked excitement and anticipation among many city leaders, but Ed Shadid isn’t one of them.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Not-so-easy rider

With a weak public transit system, city officials consider controversial changes to get it back on track.


Tim Farley
Improving public transportation in Oklahoma City isn’t going to be easy. In fact, it might create the kind of controversy no one wants.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Police Story / Police Story 2

Cop a feel.


Rod Lott
Like many, my first exposure to Jackie Chan was through 1981’s The Cannonball Run. That doesn’t count.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Street smarts

City officials educate the public on plans and next steps for the MAPS 3 streetcar.


Tim Farley
Almost everything Oklahoma City residents wanted to know about streetcars but were afraid to ask was covered during a May 9 public forum at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Q-and-A question

A MAPS 3 streetcar meeting took a turn into controversial territory over its Q-and-A format.


Tim Farley
Feeling “muzzled” and “stifled,” several Oklahoma City residents walked out of a July 15 public hearing designed to inform them about four route options for the MAPS 3 streetcar project.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013