MONEYBALLL AND THE COMP PLAN Setting data-driven, track-able goals

I read with interest the recent announcement that G.T. Bynum was accepted into a two-year national program intriguingly called the Local Moneyball for Government Fellowship Program. The program aims to bring “moneyball” to local government as part of a trend to base policy decisions on data-driven, track-able goals, reduce wasteful spending  and operate cities more…

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BAND TOGETHER TO SAVE THE SOONER SUB We Oklahomans own this track

Help save the state-owned tracks connecting Tulsa and OKC xxxxx The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is poised to sell state-owned railroad tracks linking Sapulpa and Oklahoma City. A sale likely would deliver a lethal blow to prospects for restoring passenger rail between Oklahoma’s two largest cities. The state acquired the 97.5 mile Sooner Sub line in…

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OUR TRANSPORTATION FUTURE – Part I Multi-Modal Streets

Let our plan guide future transportation strategies. Tulsa’s road-building legacy and policies of the past have proven to be fiscally unsustainable. Prior to passage of the current Fix Our Streets program, Tulsa’s Complete Our Streets Advisory Council identified approximately $1.1 billion dollars in needed repairs to maintain the city’s streets over the next decade. That…

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