Oklahoma City

November 19, 2015, 10am PST
Six years ago, the 620-square-mile city had not one bike lane and forty McDonald's franchises.
Huffington Post
October 30, 2015, 10am PDT
The "Driving Forward" plan, as it's called, is unabashed in its ambitions to expand highway capacity in the state of Oklahoma.
The Oklahoman
October 9, 2015, 7am PDT
Oklahoma City has earned a big recognition. Myriad Botanical Gardens executive director Maureen Heffernan says know her team knows what it feels like to win a World Series.
KOCO
July 18, 2015, 11am PDT
A traffic study evaluating the impact of proposed developments in Downtown Oklahoma City recommends removing a newly opened dedicated bike lane and parking spots to make room for another traffic lane.
The Oklahoman
May 18, 2015, 10am PDT
Mayors Bill de Blasio of New York and Mick Cornett of Oklahoma City say federal dollars are the only way to restore crumbling infrastructure. China and Europe are investing heavily, while U.S. rates are at a 20-year low.
New York Times
April 15, 2015, 12pm PDT
Social media outcry has altered the street configuration of Harvey and Hudson avenues in the rejuvenated neighborhood of Midtown in Oklahoma City.
NewsOK
April 11, 2015, 1pm PDT
When it comes to federal appropriations, urban areas in states dominated by rural Republicans are at a distinct disadvantage. In search of lobbying power, metros in affected states are banding together.
Governing Magazine
March 5, 2015, 2pm PST
As social media platforms evolve into specific niches, the Nextdoor platform is quickly expanding its online version of neighborhood-level interaction.
New York Times
February 5, 2015, 11am PST
Recent attention from National Geographic justified fans of Oklahoma City ready to include the city among the world's best cities.
The Journal Record (OK)
January 11, 2015, 7am PST
The Oklahoma Gazette takes an in-depth look at the city's efforts to attract and retain millennials.
Oklahoma Gazette
January 5, 2015, 9am PST
A new ordinance to be considered by Oklahoma City in January puts the onus to pass with three feet of space on bikers, rather than drivers. Critics argue that the low will further marginalize bikers on city streets.
Bike OKC
November 11, 2014, 9am PST
In 2012, Oklahoma City lost one million pounds by going on a citywide diet. Now it plans to keep the weight off by funding and building a more active, less car-centric city.
Urbanful
October 20, 2014, 1pm PDT
One of the country's largest cities has been growing quickly and will continue to grow—how is Oklahoma City planning for the future?
The Oklahoman
October 16, 2014, 1pm PDT
An ongoing planning effort in Oklahoma City would revitalize a neighborhood adjacent to the city's downtown core long neglected by bad planning.
Streetsblog USA
August 4, 2014, 9am PDT
Although Americans are moving less, many of those that have migrated recently have decamped to inland cities where they can afford the cost of housing, according to an article by Shaila Dewan.
New York Times
March 17, 2014, 2pm PDT
One of Oklahoma City’s most architecturally significant buildings, the Stage Center (known as the Mummers Theatre when it opened in 1970) will be demolished after the city denied an appeal to save the building.
The Oklahoman
June 29, 2013, 9am PDT
In a challenge to the wishes of the state DOT, a group of citizens has successfully campaigned for the addition of an alternative to restore the downtown street grid in place of a high-speed boulevard in Oklahoma City.
DC Streetsblog
January 1, 2013, 9am PST
While Washington bickers over partisan issues, mayors in the rest of the country are showing strong leadership and innovation. Newsweek has compiled a list of the top cities pushing education reform, public safety, quality of life, and job creation.
The Daily Beast
October 12, 2012, 11am PDT
<em>Architectural Record</em> explores the rebirth of the American city through the lens of three cities reinventing themselves through public initiatives, architecture, and urban design: Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Oklahoma City.
Architectural Record
September 22, 2012, 9am PDT
Despite the rise in bicycling in many U.S. cities, federal funds have shrunk in the recent transportation bill. However changes in the way funds are allocated allows for more local control, and cities are stepping up.
Politco