Archive for September 2008

Council passes rail resolution

Update: News Channel 5 also covered the meeting.  Their report is available here. ——————————————— This was a big step towards saving the Union Station rail yard, and all over Oklahoma the momentum is on our side.  Thanks to Ed Kessler, OnTrac, and everyone else who worked so hard to make it happen! If you haven’t […]

Sign our petition!

If you haven’t yet signed the petition to protect the Union Station rail yard, you can now do it online by going here.

Senate committee hears testimony on Union Station

From The Journal Record: Everyone asked to speak to state Senate members on Monday had opinions about what the state should do regarding the fate of the rail yard for Oklahoma City’s Union Station. What they didn’t have was an estimated cost to attach to their opinions. Whatever it costs to alter the alignment of […]

NSN letter on union station

Our letter recently published in The Norman Transcript: The Transcript’s excellent Sept. 17 article “Rail resolution steaming ahead” should be a call to action for Norman citizens. The Norman Sustainability Network strongly supports the resolution to protect the Union Station rail yard and encourages all Normanites to come to the city council meeting Tuesday to […]

Residents fight for Lindsey St interchange

From The Norman Transcript: About 300 people packed Norman’s Holiday Inn seminar room Thursday evening, with the majority showing their displeasure about the possibility of closing Lindsey Street ramps to Interstate 35 by brandishing fluorescent green signs with “Don’t Close Lindsey,” in capital letters. [...] “The elimination of access to I-35 at Lindsey Street is […]