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The City of Oklahoma City has poured $28.4 million into a four-phase renovation of Santa Fe Station. (Laura Eastes)

With Santa Fe Station renovations complete, the focus is on connecting more modes of transit to the hub

With Santa Fe Station renovations complete, the focus is on connecting more modes of transit to the hub

With Santa Fe Depot renovations complete, the focus is on connecting more modes of transit to the hub.

John Johnson, ACOG Executive Director, speaks and intoduces mayors before they sign document, during a ceremony held in the historic Santa Fe Station, being designated the regional transit hub, in downtown OKC, 12-1-2015.  (Mark Hancock)

Local leaders make moves to establish a Regional Transit Authority

Task force members are searching for a consultant to create a proposal for transit authority operations, and voters will decide how it will be funded.

John Johnson speaks at the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments office in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC metro forms regional transit authority

Cities in the metro have banded together and formed a regional transit authority, a step toward a future integrated commuter transit system.

Hub flub

The Oklahoma City Council, on Sept. 13, approved submission of a grant application to the U. S. Department of Transportation for $17 million. That $17 million, coupled with sales tax from MAPS 3, money from the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, would total $26 million to fund the first

Stop gap

MAPS 3 funded them, but the plan only provided for construction in Oklahoma City, so they dead-end on the west and south sides of Nichols Hills. On April 16, Planet Nichols Hills, a local chapter of the Oklahoma Sustainability Network, sponsored a panel about the feasibility of extending the trails. The trail from Lake Hefner

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