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OKC ranks No. 3 for lowest cost of doing business among large metros

Published Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The North American Business Cost Review analyzed 47 metro areas with more than 1 million people and ranked various costs associated with doing business.

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OKC streetcar delivers success

Published Tuesday, December 18, 2018

After more than a decade of discussion, planning, design and construction, the Oklahoma City Streetcar began service Friday morning with a huge celebration. Confetti rained down and a large crowd cheered as Mayor David Holt, City Council members, MAPS 3 staff, advisory board and streetcar subcommittee members and many other people instrumental in this milestone celebrated the streetcar system’s inaugural ride.

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Celebrate the launch of the OKC Streetcar

Published Friday, December 14, 2018

The Oklahoma City Streetcar, a voter-approved project funded by the MAPS 3 program, is set to open today after 21 months of construction and testing. The OKC Streetcar, which will cover 5.1 miles with two routes throughout downtown Oklahoma City, represents a new era in local public transit.

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Let’s ride: OKC streetcar vision comes to life

Published Friday, December 14, 2018

The city’s new downtown streetcar system accepted its first riders Friday, setting aside fares for a few weeks to allow for cultural acclimation.

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Opportunity Zones creates big potential in OKC

Published Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act established the creation of Opportunity Zones to encourage long-term investments to help revitalize areas with lower median incomes. You can learn more about the ins and outs of Opportunity Zones here. Oklahoma City will have eight Opportunity Zones and those zones offer great development potential in some of the city's key areas.

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Elk Valley Brewing to open in Midtown this month

Published Sunday, December 9, 2018

Hudson Avenue in Midtown, long a sleeper stretch of an otherwise vibrant Midtown, is set to start coming back to life with the opening of Elk Valley Brewing later this month.

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Oklahoma City wins federal grant for bus rapid transit line

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018

Oklahoma City won a federal grant this week for a bus rapid transit line, a new option for commuters between northwest-side neighborhoods and downtown.

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OKC wins $14.3 million grant for bus rapid transit system

Published Friday, December 7, 2018

Oklahoma City’s first bus rapid transit system will be years in development, city officials said Friday, citing parking lots, dedicated driving lanes and boarding stop concessions as just a few of the unknown details in a BRT corridor about to take shape.

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