Oklahoma City

RTA of Central OK to kick off transit system planning process

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

via VeloCityOKC After more than a decade of transformative growth, the Regional Transportation Authority of Central Oklahoma is holding its first Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Jan. 28 to kick off the development of a Transit System Plan for its six member cities. The development of a Plan is a significant milestone toward coordinated transit in the region

New 'AudaCity' podcast: Steve Keenan w/ Omni OKC interview

Friday, December 18, 2020

Want more video? Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeXBg5_c4VxGGR_kxMHb2wg We are immersed in the sounds of Omni Hotel construction as we visit Scissortail Park before heading across Robinson to the hotel, which opens January 26, for an interview with Omni Oklahoma City General Manager Steve Keenan. Steve tells us about

North Star to open OKC aero manufacturing operation

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

North Star Scientific (NSS) Corporation, a Hawaii-based company, has announced plans to expand to Oklahoma City. The company plans to start operations in January with approximately five employees and will ramp up to 40 jobs once its manufacturing site is fully operational. “NSS has chosen the state of Oklahoma and Oklahoma City as the site of our

Chamber launches holiday "Stand Tall, Shop Small for OKC" campaign

Monday, November 23, 2020

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is encouraging residents to take pride in their community and rally together to save small businesses during the upcoming holiday season. As the shopping season begins, the Chamber is relaunching its Stand Tall and Shop Small for OKC campaign. The Chamber wants residents to give a much-needed boost to the businesses that

Remaining MAPS 3 projects nearing construction start

Monday, November 16, 2020

Oklahoma City’s effort to support seniors determined to live longer and healthier lives will take on added momentum with the start of the final two health and wellness centers. The two unnamed centers are part of four senior health and wellness projects across the city. The $55.5 million multi-facility project was part of MAPS 3, which used a

New Convention Center on schedule, under budget

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

As Oklahoma City prepares to roll out the red carpet and welcome larger business and event groups than ever before, city officials will look to have the keys to the new expansive Oklahoma City Convention Center by year’s end. David Todd, MAPS Program Manager, said the project continues to go well and remains under budget. Contractors have to reach

START Coalition to test effectiveness of UV lighting to combat coronavirus

Monday, August 17, 2020

Researchers from the START Coalition continue to ramp up their efforts to find alternative ways to fight COVID-19 and make public places safer as people return to work. Stephen Prescott, M.D., president of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF), is leading a team of experts from across the United States studying how to better create COVID-safe

Costco expands original backoffice job projections

Thursday, July 2, 2020

When word came in May that Costco was considering OKC as a site for a new backoffice HQ operation supporting their e-commerce and travel business units, initial projections were for 1,044 new jobs. Now, Costco is considering approximately 1,500 new jobs over five years, with an expected capital investment of $25 million, illustrating both the company's