Oklahoma

A new study aims to broaden the understanding of an increasing number of human-caused earthquakes. Fracking might not be entirely to blame.
Feb 22, 2015   Pacific Standard
Setting aside the debate about fracking's responsibility for swarms of earthquakes in states like Kansas, Texas, and Oklahoma, seismic experts are recognizing a need to rethink building safety.
Feb 9, 2015   Center for Investigative Reporting
Recent attention from National Geographic justified fans of Oklahoma City ready to include the city among the world's best cities.
Feb 5, 2015   The Journal Record (OK)
The Oklahoma Gazette takes an in-depth look at the city's efforts to attract and retain millennials.
Jan 11, 2015   Oklahoma Gazette
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.
Jan 5, 2015   Bike OKC
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.
Nov 11, 2014   Urbanful
Making up only seven percent of U.S. interstate miles, the future of toll roads is bright according to Brooking's Robert Puentes and Diane Rehm's other guests in a 52-minute, wide ranging discussion on gas taxes, toll roads, and privatization.
Oct 27, 2014   WAMU
One of the country's largest cities has been growing quickly and will continue to grow—how is Oklahoma City planning for the future?
Oct 20, 2014   The Oklahoman
An ongoing planning effort in Oklahoma City would revitalize a neighborhood adjacent to the city's downtown core long neglected by bad planning.
Oct 16, 2014   Streetsblog USA
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.
Aug 4, 2014   New York Times
On the flip-side of the polar vortex in the climate news department, drought conditions are worsening across the country. In much of the West, the drought means water supply challenges and a growing threat of fire.
May 16, 2014   Vox