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A More Walkable Tulsa

October 14th, 2014 the Accessible Transportation Coalition held the first-ever “Walk to the Future” Sidewalk Summit in Tulsa, OK. Walk to the Future brought in national and regional land use and urban design experts to Tulsa to discuss the connections between walkable environments and economic vitality.  Featured speakers included Chuck Marohn, P.E., AICP from Strong
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TulsaNow Nov. 2014 Meeting

Throughout the month of Sept., we wrote an in-depth series about the proposed retail outlet mall at the Turkey Mountain Wilderness Area. Through interviews and documentation from INCOG, the City of Tulsa, and the Tulsa County Tax Assessor’s office, we investigated the issue in depth, worked to dispell some myths, and answered & clarified many
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Shawn Schaefer reviews the Zoning Code Update

For the last three years, city planners and a citizens’ advisory panel have been painstakingly working on potential revisions to Tulsa’s Zoning Code in accordance with the recommendations of the city’s new comprehensive plan, PlaniTulsa. The first strategic goal of the plan is to update the 44-year-old, zoning code so it is easier to use,
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What can the Turkey Mountain issue teach us?

Planning and zoning issues are important. As we’ve pointed out throughout this series of articles, the board members and volunteers of TulsaNow are odd ducks (turkeys?). We enjoy pouring over maps, policy documents, and tax records. Why do we do this? Because planning and zoning issues are important. Just as it’s important to know the
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