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Inside OKC / November 6, 2019

Better Streets, Safer City public safety update

The City Council is using Better Streets, Safer City funds to pay for hiring 129 additional police officers, and hiring 57 more firefighters to staff two additional fire stations as well as bring an idled fire engine back into service.

By David McCollum
Inside OKC / October 22, 2019

Out-of-state first responders flocking to Riversport Rapids for water rescue training

Since the MAPS 3-backed Riversport Rapids opened in 2016, more than 80 swift-water training and related water-rescue classes have been held at the center, with crews from more than a dozen states and Canada traveling to the city for the emergency preparation. Crews from Arkansas, Texas, Kansas and Missouri have been through classes at the Rapids.

By Molly Fleming
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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