Oklahoma City voters could deliver a $730.5 million investment for roads through a combination of proposed sales and property taxes
Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.
The bond referendum and MAPS projects would fund further infrastructure and capital improvement projects in OKC.
“No one knows more about the neighborhoods than the citizens,” said Kristy Yager, City of Oklahoma City public information director.
The 2016 City of Oklahoma City Citizen Survey shows OKC residents have consistently worried about driving conditions and travel infrastructure.
MAPS 4 Neighborhoods holds town hall meeting in anticipation of MAPS 4 announcement.
The MAPS 3 Sidewalks project is underway and is already improving city infrastructure.
The council budgeted up to $100,000 for the program that began July 1.
I want to agree with Oklahoma Gazette Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Chancellor’s May 14 statement on public radio that Oklahoma City’s investments in infrastructure help level the playing field between rich and poor. The MAPS accomplishments are revitalizing OKC, now the envy of hundreds of American cities. True, most improvements benefitted our downtown and the bankers and…
He put down his cup of coffee, looked me in the eye, and asked, “Wait. Do you mean literal sidewalks?” I did mean literal sidewalks. It was the Thursday of Holy Week, so I wore my pastor’s collar, something not ordinarily required by our Presbyterian tradition. This group gathered for coffee and to discuss race-related…