The Chamber relies on its members to engage with legislators and help move the agenda of Oklahoma Cityís growth forward.
Sustainable funding, bridge improvement, transit funding, Heartland Flyer & RTA support among Chamberís Transportation legislative priorities
The Chamber recently released its legislative agenda for 2020. Get more details on our Transportation legislative priorities for the 2020 session.
The app, which will now begin development and does not yet have a name, will let users pay for the Cityís metered on-street parking spaces in the downtown area on the spot with their phone. The street-side meters that take coins and credit or debit cards will also remain in use.
On the weekends, as part of Downtown In December celebrations, residents can ride the OKC Streetcar for free. The offer runs until Jan. 5. In Norman, residents can also ride the cityís bus for free as they get used to the services offered by EMBARK, which is now operating Normanís fixed-route bus service and para transit service.
Support for RTA, Heartland Flyer, ODOT eight-year plan among Chamber's transportation legislative priorities
The Chamber recently released its legislative agenda for 2019. Get more details on our transportation policy priorities.
Last month, Sen. Jim Inhofe announced that Oklahoma City is a recipient of a $14.3 million federal BUILD grant to implement bus rapid transit (BRT) along Northwest Expressway and North Classen Boulevard. The funds will help connect businesses and residents near the eight-mile segment to the core of Oklahoma City, including other EMBARK routes and the newly opened Oklahoma City Streetcar.
The impact of the OKC Streetcar is already being felt ahead of its Dec. 14 launch.
As we move toward the launch of the OKC Streetcar and usher in an exciting new era of public transit in Oklahoma City, letís take a moment to examine the positive effects strategic, multi-modal transportation investments have had on company and employee recruitment.