News & Updates

Council approves conceptual design for MAPS 3 Downtown Convention Center

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Oklahoma City Council voted Tuesday to approve the conceptual design for the MAPS 3 Downtown Convention Center, moving forward with a vision to create OKC’s “living room” on the edge of the MAPS 3 Downtown Public Park.

Google X, Louisville mayor, and local projects featured at Mayor’s Development Roundtable

Monday, May 2, 2016

Join Mayor Mick Cornett at the 15th annual Mayor’s Development Roundtable from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 13 at the Cox Convention Center.  Registration is $95 per person. Those interested can register online at www.okc.gov/planning/roundtable.

Oklahoma City Schools Compact issues statement on superintendent

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education, district leadership, educators and community worked together for many months developing the vision laid out in The Great Commitment. The Oklahoma City Schools Compact and its members stand ready to help continue the positive momentum and direction resulting from this planning process. Acting Superintendent Aurora Lora will continue the positive momentum that exists in the district and allow for engaged work on challenges and emerging opportunities.

Deficient, congested roads cost OKC drivers $2,242 annually, report finds

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost Oklahoma City motorists an additional $2,242 per driver annually due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to a report released by TRIP, a national transportation research organization.

Restoring power, providing jobs through DRTC

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Utility crews working to turn on electricity for thousands of Oklahomans are doing so through the hard work of people with disabilities at nonprofit Dale Rogers Training Center (DRTC).

Five new attractions promise to deliver big thrills, great views

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Chicago Tribune recently featured Oklahoma City’s RIVERSPORT Rapids in its Travel section as one of five new international attractions delivering “big thrills and great views."

 

Oklahoma Legislature's push to end tax credits threatens various historical restoration efforts

Sunday, March 13, 2016

The sale of First National Center, the most anticipated redevelopment project in Oklahoma City since the reopening of the Skirvin Hotel, is being delayed until June as the buyers await the outcome of an effort to halt historic tax credits.

Oklahoma City CVB Achieves Destination Marketing Accreditation

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced it has been awarded an internationally-recognized accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program.