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Inside OKC / January 8, 2020

OKC to launch smartphone app for on-street parking in metered spaces

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.

By Staff Reports
Inside OKC / November 29, 2019

EMBARK's streetcar and bus pass sale begins, other festivities this month

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.

By Molly Fleming
Inside OKC / January 9, 2019

OKC receives $14.3 million grant for bus rapid transit

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.

By Chamber Staff
Policy / December 13, 2018

A dynamic transportation system has positive economic impact

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.

By Derek Sparks
VeloCity Q&A / June 19, 2019
Tommy Yi
President & Cofounder,
StarSpace46
I thought there was a huge opportunity here, especially with MAPS 3 starting to take shape. I saw Oklahoma City as a sandbox of opportunity. That compelled me to really make a choice to stay here and build something like this.
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