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OKG Newsletter


Topic: MAPS 3

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

Road test

After lengthy debate, OKC city council approves a controversial plan for a downtown boulevard.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City’s future downtown boulevard will likely be elevated over part of Western Avenue and Classen Boulevard now that the Oklahoma City Council has passed a measure in support of the plan.
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Village green

Plans are unveiled for the MAPS 3 downtown park.


News

Clifton Adcock
Consultants on the downtown park unveiled to the public last week a draft master plan for the project.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

...Went the trolley


News

Rachael Cervenka
Downtown Oklahoma City is now home to several new public transit buses, with the Downtown Discovery already rolling through town.
 
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Marrs invaders

OKC City Councilman Gary Marrs faces two challengers in the March 5 municipal elections.


News

Clifton Adcock
Ward 1 Oklahoma City Councilman Gary Marrs faces two opponents in the March 5 city elections. At a public forum earlier this month, voters in the central-northwest ward heard from the incumbent and challengers James Greiner and Carolyn Sims.
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Conventional wisdom

Plans for the MAPS 3 convention center stall pending a decision on where to locate an accompanying hotel.


News

Tim Farley
Progress on downtown Oklahoma City’s MAPS 3-funded convention center has stalled pending a decision on the location of a convention center hotel.
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

New faces

Two political novices topple incumbent to win seats on Oklahoma City Council.


News

Tim Farley
The Oklahoma City Council endured a shakeup last week when incumbents Gary Marrs and Ronald “Skip” Kelly were defeated by two 30-something political newcomers during the April 2 runoff elections.
 
Wednesday, April 10, 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

Senior class

OKC officials mull over a quartet of proposals for senior wellness centers.


News

Tim Farley
Multiple operating partners likely will be needed for four senior wellness centers promised by Oklahoma City’s MAPS 3 program.
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
 
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