Carless in OKC
8:40 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Gang Violence and Its Effects on Walkability

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It’s no secret that poverty is a big problem in Oklahoma. Low-income neighborhoods gain reputations as “bad” parts of town because of gang violence and resulting disrepair. This reputation becomes a self-perpetuating truth because no one does anything to change it.

This week, Carless in OKC looks at how to break the cycle.

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Carless in OKC
8:40 am
Thu October 2, 2014

The Distance We Drive Could Be Measured in Light Years

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Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Stillwater and other metro areas in Oklahoma are known for heavy auto traffic. But have you stopped to think exactly how much ground our population covers in their vehicles? It might surprise you.

This week’s Carless in OKC takes a look at the numbers.

Carless in OKC
8:36 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Walking While Female

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Cat calls, wolf whistles, inappropriate comments… all things women have to deal with when walking alone in the city.  On this week’s Carless in OKC segment, Elizabeth and John Tankard talk about street harassment.

Blogs and Commentary
8:40 am
Tue June 24, 2014

JenX: The Amulet for Generation Z

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  This Week on Jen X, Jennifer James looks back on a difficult past and its unexpected outcomes through the lens of generational differences.

You can read Jennifer’s blog at

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