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OKG Newsletter


Topic: streetcar

Bumper cars


News

Clifton Adcock
Although he’s for public transit, one City Council member is railing against the method and cost of the fixed downtown streetcar concept.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Hub hookup

A public transit centerpiece creeps toward reality as planners select three possible sites


News

Clifton Adcock
Three finalists are emerging as possible downtown locations for the future centerpiece of public transportation in Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Offtrack


Letters to the Editor

Randy Burghart
Blair Humphreys (Commentary, “Streetcar for the car-free,” Feb. 16, Gazette) is using bait-and-switch tactics! He is trying to get support of the rail system by saying it is going to serve the poor and impoverished.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

MAPS streetcar steps forward


Letters to the Editor

Jeff Bezdek
On April 5, our city took a major step forward in developing a permanent solution for our mass transit problems. City Council members accepted the key strategic route alignment for the MAPS 3 light rail streetcar.
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Alternate route

After a recent denial for a federal grant, officials look to other subsidies for the city’s intermodal transit hub.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City officials are looking for other ways to fund improvements to the city’s planned intermodal transit hub after failing to win a federal grant.
 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Looking for options

City leaders emphasize that a proposed streetcar route is far from final, despite the preference of a MAPS 3 subcommittee.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council is looking to consider alternatives to a proposed MAPS 3 streetcar route, despite its 2011 acceptance of a route recommendation from the MAPS 3 Modern Streetcar Subcommittee and the Citizens Advisory Board.
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Streetcar vs. bus

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


News

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

Street smarts

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


News

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
 
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