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OKG Newsletter

Topic: transit

Streetcar for the car-free

40,000 people in OKC have no access to a car.


Blair Humphreys
More than 40,000 Oklahoma City residents did not have to worry about snowcovered roads impacting their drive to work after the recent snowstorms. That is because more than 40,000 Oklahoma City residents live in households without access to a single car.
Wednesday, February 16, 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

Transit should be a priority

It is very difficult to have uncontrolled growth and a cost-efficient and effective transit system.


Rick Cain
Recently, the Brookings Institute, a Washington, D.C.,-based think tank, issued a report that ranked the Oklahoma City area 84th out of 100 metropolitan areas in regard to serving its workforce transit needs.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Alternate route

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


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

Core issues

Comments in a Core to Shore study rankle some on the MAPS 3 streetcar panel.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City’s 6-year-old plan to develop land between downtown and the Oklahoma River, the Core to Shore plan, is still relevant — it just needs a little tweaking, according to a recent review of it.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Looking for laws


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council on Nov. 6 laid out the city’s wish-list for next year’s state legislative session.
Wednesday, November 14, 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

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

Better buses

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


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