Articles tagged with: transportation
by Gene Perry
Tate James found inspiration for the Norman bike co-op from near and far. He’d seen the bike library and community garage at the OKC Infoshop in downtown Oklahoma City, a similar program in Atlanta where his cousin worked, and, on a recent trip to Israel, a communal bike shop at a Kibbutz.… Continue reading
by Asia Scudder and Gene Perry
In October the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) held a public meeting to share its long-range transportation plan for central Oklahoma. ACOG is a volunteer association of city, town, and county governments within Central Oklahoma that is responsible for coordinating regional development and aiding local governments in planning for transportation needs.… Continue reading
by Gene Perry
Across the street from Native Roots Market, a crowd gathered between a pile of shoes on one side, bicycles on the other. Event organizers Ken Teague and Isaiah McCaslin welcomed the racers, thanked the sponsors, and then they were off, scrambling to find their shoes, grab their ride, and head out to checkpoints across Norman.… Continue reading
- Norman Music Festival will become 2 day event
- Further declines in state revenue expected
- OKC school district appeals order to reinstate teacher
- Oklahoma company planning to build electric cars
- State awarded $1.5 million to boost foster care adoptions
- Home designs meant to open neighborhood ‘dialogue’
- No buyouts for Treece, KS residents just over the border from Picher
- ODOT hosting public meeting on high-speed rail plans tonight
- Stillwater counting on 2010 Census to raise profile
- Cornett will present MAPS 3 proposal within 2 weeks
- An open letter to the man in the red truck
- OKC rallies air opposing views on health care
- Indian tribes finding little success with Supreme Court
- Oklahoma researchers look for cash in the switchgrass
- At Oklahoma schools, Obama’s speech stirs little ado
- Family may sue over Oklahoma inmate’s slaying
- ODOT approves $4 billion 8-year plan for bridges and highways
- With Mercury Marine moving on, Stillwater looks to its own
- Cherokees using computers to preserve native language [MP3 Audio]
From The Journal Record:
Whether you believe that human activity is a cause of climate change or not, you probably would opt for a car that gets better mileage and creates fewer emissions than your current car or truck, if at the same or lower price as your gas-powered vehicle.
From The Tulsa World:
Tulsa International Airport is one of 10 additional airports across the country selected to receive stimulus dollars for a state-of-the-art baggage system, but officials said Thursday final details were not available.
Alexis Higgins, the airport’s director of marketing, said officials have not been provided with details on how much federal money will be provided for the project.
From The OU Daily:
When 22-year-old Justin Pittman sent a text message while driving one evening last June in his hometown of Pottsboro, Texas, he never dreamed it would be his last [...] Carter said Pittman’s truck swerved off the road, flipped over into a ditch and threw him out as he was trying to type a text message, killing him instantly.