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OKG Newsletter

Topic: MAPS

Drafting MAPS

The convention center completion is plotted at the end of the preliminary MAPS 3 timeline.


Clifton Adcock
A preliminary timeline for the eight individual MAPS 3 projects has been made public, and although some involved with the projects are pleased with the early schedule, others are not.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Urban outfitters

The renewal of downtown Oklahoma City continues with several new building projects in the works.


Brendan Hoover
In downtown Oklahoma City, several new building projects are in the works, continuing a trend of urban renewal in the area.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Double park

How will Myriad Botanical Gardens renovations affect the MAPS 3 central park?


Clifton Adcock
Under a MAPS 3 timeline that has yet to receive the City Council’s stamp of approval, the $130 million park, located between what will be the future boulevard and the realigned Interstate 40 and Robinson and Hudson avenues, would be one of the last projects completed in the program.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Timeline on the table

The document that will guide MAPS 3 resource allocation and staffing priorities nears Oklahoma City Council approval.


Clifton Adcock
The timeline arose after the subcommittee overseeing the MAPS 3 convention center requested a revised timeline from Architectural Design Group in order to speed up the convention center’s progress. With a price tag of more than $250 million, the convention center is the most expensive MAPS 3 project.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Conventional concerns

The Oklahoma City Council considers a MAPS 3 timeline that prioritizes convention center construction over quality-of-life projects.


Clifton Adcock
Members of the Oklahoma City Council and several MAPS 3 subcommittees expressed concern over a recommended timeline for MAPS 3 projects.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Cornett’s concerns

While OKC Mayor Mick Cornett is generally pleased with the MAPS 3 process, he’s expressing some concerns about implementation of the $777 million program.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett said he is pleased with the structure of the MAPS 3 subcommittees, but expressed concern on some aspects of the program.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Oklahoma City’s choices


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