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Councilman Todd Stone talks about his new position at his office, Friday, May 19, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Todd Stone joins OKC Council, weighs in on bonds, MAPS, other city initiatives

Todd Stone joins OKC Council, weighs in on bonds, MAPS, other city initiatives

“I am really interested in seeing streets get a shot in the arm,” Stone told Oklahoma Gazette during a recent interview in his office at City Hall.

(Chris Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Local impact! How federal decisions affect local lives and communities

“They are trying to create and turn citizens against the environment and environmentalism, which troubles me more than anything,” Bridgwater said.


Ward 1 candidates prepare for Feb. 14’s Oklahoma City Council election

Jonathan Clour, Chris Gordon and incumbent James Greiner are vying for the council seat.

A pot hole on N.W. 36th Street causes traffic to veer left to keep from hitting it, near the First Christian (Egg) Church.  mh

OKC residents are most concerned about the state of city streets

The 2016 City of Oklahoma City Citizen Survey shows OKC residents have consistently worried about driving conditions and travel infrastructure.

Mountain Smoke — Roads Well Traveled

Maybe enough time has passed that I can enjoy this truly American art form once again. How can songs like the Brooks & Dunn cover “Brand New Man” or the redemptive “Wild Horses” not make you fall in love with this Oklahoma group? The original “American Dream” is a patriotic spiritual that isn’t cloying or

On the road again

Initially discussed in 1996 as part of the Interstate 40 crosstown relocation, the would-be boulevard could take shape as a landscaped, four-lane, tree-lined gateway into and out of the downtown area, if city officials have their way. Oklahoma City Council recommended to ODOT — the agency responsible for the project — a boulevard option that

Point: Slow down on ODOT funding

One of the few exceptions to the hard times is the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. Following a long stretch in which state investment in roads and bridges remained virtually flat, the Legislature in 2005 created the ROADS (Rebuilding Oklahoma Access and Driver Safety) fund. Revenues for this fund come directly from personal income tax collections,

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