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OKG Newsletter


Topic: walkability

Stepping up

Oklahoma City’s walkability numbers are improving along with the development of its businesses, sidewalks, parks and plazas.


News

Tim Farley
For decades, the twofold dilemma of urban sprawl and neglect of downtown Oklahoma City created a mess that current leaders still are working to unravel. Starting in the 1970s and continuing through the mid-1990s, “white flight” from innercity neighborhoods pushed residents and businesses to the outskirts of the city.
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Tear it up

Project 180 improvements enter a new phase, and with that comes new road closures. But, construction will be more city friendly than it has been, officials promise.


News

Tim Farley
Downtown Oklahoma City streets are about to be ripped apart again, but fortunately for motorists and pedestrians, lessons were learned from the last round of road construction.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Back to the future

Chicken Fried News looks into its crystal ball and predicts the future of what shall become 2013's hottest news events.

 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Growing pains

Commercial growth in the Uptown district has some residents concerned with parking, noise and historic preservation.


News

Ben Felder
Residents of Heritage Hills, south of NW 23rd Street, successfully lobbied the Oklahoma City Council last week to deny a rezoning request for a new medical spa on Broadway.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Walk this way

Sidewalks are some of earliest MAPS 3 projects to be completed and add 65 miles of pedestrian-friendly travel to the cityscape.


News

Ben Felder
Sidewalks don’t grab the spotlight like convention centers and streetcars, but Mayor Mick Cornett called the planned addition of nearly 65 miles of new sidewalks across the city one of the most important parts of Metropolitan Area Projects, or MAPS 3.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
 
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