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OKG Newsletter


Topic: transportation

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

Felonious frisking

Also known as gate rape, according to reputable sources


CFN

Gazette staff
We’re glad to see what we have lovingly termed the “Hands Off My Junk, G-Man! Act of 2011” being introduced in our fine state House of Representatives.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Transit should be a priority

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


Commentary

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

Take a near-cation

Americans planning to stay closer to home on vacations


Features

Gazette staff
According to a new study conducted by a national hotel brand, 67 percent of Americans are planning to travel this summer, up from 62 percent last year.
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Oklahoma City’s choices


Commentary

Chance Hunter
Oklahoma City was built for cars. Like many young cities in this part of the country, its growth sprawled out across a grid of major streets intersecting every mile, overlaid by a wider grid of in-town highways. Most trips take just 10 or 20 minutes even if they take almost as many miles.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Pounding the pavement

Everybody’s talkin’ about walkin’ at a transportation program.


News

Clifton Adcock
City officials are scheduled to give a presentation regarding biking and walkability from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, 1000 N. Broadway. Tickets are $10 for the Urban Land Institute Oklahoma’s event, “Moving Toward A Walking/Bike Friendly City.”
 
Monday, October 10, 2011

Questionable commemoration


CFN

Gazette staff
What better way to commemorate the centennial of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation than with a postcard exhibiting one of the state’s most notorious transit disasters?
 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Spur of the moment

Plans for commuter rail could be complicated by a transfer in ownership.


News

Clifton Adcock
Ownership of an Oklahoma City railroad spur critical to future commuter rail plans in the region is scheduled to be transferred from the state Department of Transportation to the Union Pacific Corp. at the end of November.
 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Spurned station


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
I’m responding to Clifton Adcock’s article “Spur of the moment” in the Nov. 2 Gazette. This article is about the problems regarding “the rail line, extending east of Santa Fe Station, which is slated to be the city’s future intermodal transportation hub.”
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
 
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