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.
Jan 1, 2013 The Daily Beast
<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.
Oct 12, 2012 Architectural Record
On Metropolis P.O.V., Jared Green interviews Mayor Mick Cornett to uncover the keys to Oklahoma City's surprising success.
Aug 10, 2012 Metropolis
According to Steve Lackmeyer, traditional highway design, aimed at the automobile, is clashing with modern urban planning trends, of 'complete streets' and multi-modes, over a new proposal to build an elevated highway in Oklahoma City.
Aug 2, 2012 NewsOK
Often downplayed of their role in both planning efforts and in the economy, tribal governments are working collaboratively with other local governments in Oklahoma to help build and maintain roads.
Jun 29, 2012 Tulsa World
The demolition of a Tulsa resident's edible garden, deemed "too tall" by city inspectors, has sparked a civil rights lawsuit, and is generating national attention.
Jun 21, 2012 Grist
After decades of false starts, Downtown Oklahoma City is making room for alternative transportation with streetcars, electric vehicle charging stations, and a new bike sharing program, reports Steve Lackmeyer.
Apr 21, 2012 The Oklahoman
Accompanied by images of a partially demolished building, P.J. Lassek reports on Tulsa's conflict between encouraging development and providing parking amenities.
Apr 3, 2012 Tulsa World
Oklahoma City Mayor, Mick Cornett, discusses the powerful role cities play in job creation and economic stability.
Jan 23, 2012 NPR-Morning Edition
Numerous projects and economic development efforts have brought newfound attention to downtown Oklahoma City over the last year. Now locals are wondering if the pace can continue.
Jan 5, 2012 The Oklahoman