OUR TRANSPORTATION FUTURE – Part II We have plans, lot of transportation plans

Transportation strategies, changing gears for the 21st Century Expanding the range of transportation options in the Tulsa area will require a radically different approach to the traditional, auto oriented facility planning and design strategies of the past which primarily focus on auto capacity and relieving traffic congestion. A high level of harmonization must be established…

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LET’S POLISH THE PEARL Despite the vote, form-based code still needed in the Pearl District

Planning Commission Decision is regrettable. PlaniTulsa’s Vision Document describes the kinds of places, economy, housing, parks, open spaces and transportation choices that the city’s policies should be designed to create. It was a product of unprecedented public engagement, developed with the guidance of one of America’s most prestigious planning consultants who led thousands of Tulsans,…

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A NEW PERSPECTIVE Actively securing Tulsa's identity for future generations

I have a new appreciation for historic preservation, here’s why. Historic preservation, smart growth, sustainable development, and new urbanism are terms we seldom hear bandied about by our elected officials in Tulsa. This is an unfortunate fact that needs to change if we are going to meet future challenges for economic growth and development. Make…

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