Quote of the Day 6/27/2016

“People got to rely on the automobile, and civil engineers kept working on that direction,. It was their inspiration to see how fast we can get out of downtown and onto the highways. We’ve built the city around the car, and now we have to build it around the people.”

-Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, speaking about the city’s efforts to slow to slow sprawl that is straining the city’s ability to maintain services (Source)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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