Oklahoma City Public Schools plans to spend $27 million to equip 25 new school gymnasiums as safe rooms but some council members have expressed an interest in lifting the requirement.
An ordinance before the council would outlaw cyclists from riding between cars and require bikes to adhere to a three foot buffer when passing other vehicles.
Major Jemison has officially announced his candidacy for Ward 2 city council.
An Oklahoma City councilman wants bikes to follow the same three-foot law cars do, which has drawn criticism from the local cycling community.
The Oklahoma City council returned to a weekly meeting scheduleTuesday and discussed the recent creation of a new urban renewal district in northeast Oklahoma City.
Larger sidewalks, mediums to slow traffic, bicycle parking and dozens of new trees are coming to the Western Avenue business district following approval from the Oklahoma City council to fund a street scape project.
A new ordinance regulating rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft went into effect Nov. 22 and companies have 30 days to submit applications for a license to operate legally in Oklahoma City.
A couple who successfully defeated Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage recently learned that they also will have legal fees paid by the county clerk’s office that fought against their effort.
James Cooper has announced his intention to run against Ed Shadid in OKC’s Ward 2 this March.
Fear of potential abuse of new tech often feeds governmental and societal apprehensions of innovations, whether they be drones, self-driving cars or rideshare services.