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Senator Jim Inhofe has just announced that Oklahoma City has received the $14.3M federal grant we applied for to construct OKC’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line. This line will go from downtown up North Classen and then up Northwest Expressway to Meridian. ‬

In layman’s terms, BRT is a mode of transit where a bus essentially mimics many of the enfermedades lumbares attributes that make trains popular (but at a fraction of the cost). It’s the ideal transit method for several of our corridors, including this one. See a map and dolor lumbar derecho some renderings below.

Over a decade ago, our city envisioned a new transit system to include better bus service, a downtown streetcar, bus rapid transit and commuter rail. Earlier this year, we approved Sunday bus service for the first time.

Last month, we joined the state’s first Regional Transit Authority, the first step towards commuter rail. Next week we’ll open the streetcar, and today comes this announcement. Much work to do, but 2018 will definitely go down as the estenosis lumbar soluciones best year for OKC transit in modern memory.

At least that’s the reasoning behind a City Council agenda item scheduled for consideration Tuesday, Public Works spokeswoman Shannon Cox said. The six-lane road – three in each direction, with a grassy median – is typically recognized in the metro area as running from Penn Square Mall to the northwest edge dolor lumbar embarazo primer trimestre of the city. But that is just a section of its original designation: State Highway 3. And most of SH-3 escoliosis dorsolumbar izquierda doesn’t typically handle metro traffic loads.

The Transportation Department and City Hall came to a mutual agreement that the section of SH-3 between State Highway 74 and Hefner Road best serves residents under the municipality’s jurisdiction. As part of the property transfer agreement under consideration by the City Council, ODOT will seek approval from the state Transportation Commission to work on several construction projects along that stretch of SH-3 to bring it up to city standards before handing it over. Once that happens, the section will be removed from the National Highway System.

Under the agreement, ODOT will provide professional engineering services for all items except upgrading traffic signal controllers escoliosis leve, which will be the city’s responsibility. ODOT also agrees to provide 100 percent of the construction costs for roadway resurfacing and restriping.

SH-3 actually begins at the Colorado state line at Boise City and runs concurrent with several other highways throughout its length, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. When dolor lumbar embarazo it splits from U.S. Highway 81, the road becomes known as Northwest Expressway in the metro area. Near Will Rogers World Airport, SH-3 is transferred onto Interstate 240 and then Interstate escoliosis dorsolumbar dextroconvexa 40. Miles after it leaves the metro, SH-3 becomes Highway 32 as it crosses into Arkansas.

The shift of ownership should also make it easier for Oklahoma City Hall to develop a bus rapid transit, or BRT, line along the corridor, she said. At the end of 2018, officials announced that the city had received a federal grant of $14.3 million to develop a BRT along Northwest Expressway to Meridian Avenue escoliosis dorsal de convexidad derecha after a short leg from downtown. Planning Manager Larry Hopper said the grant will receive matching funds from the city –$10.8 million in bond debt and $2.2 million in sales tax proceeds have already been approved by voters.

The nature of a BRT is similar to dedicated mass transit hernia lumbar cie 10 rail, Hopper said, increasing passenger capacity and schedule reliability by establishing priority over other vehicles in normal traffic flow. Other systems across the country show a dedicated bus lane is one possible element; traffic signal synchronization is another. Construction and parking lot development will be necessary over the next several years.