This might take a few tries but, basically I’m stealing the mission statement from Saint Francis Tulsa Tough and adopting a variation of it as my personal/professional mission statement: Passionate about creating events that promote active lifestyles, elevate the profile of my community, and support tourism and economic development. Tulsa Tough: Our mission is to
There’s a difference between the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Regulations. The two are sometimes confused in online discussions and those conversations aren’t going anywhere without an understanding of the basic vocabulary. A comprehensive plan is an idea and policy document that sets goals. A zoning code is a law that helps make it possible to
If it could be quantified, it would be staggering how much constructive energy and time gets wasted every day that could actually do some good if channeled to more important outlets. Often on social media, people have a quick reaction to a post they read. Without a lot of reflection, they type their thought and
I read an article in Fast Company today titled, Your Neighborhood is Why You’re Fat by Ben Schiller. It cuts to a core truth about the connection between urban sprawl and U.S. society’s increasing girth. Tulsa has a new comprehensive plan, huge community momentum for growth and change, and active revitalization of our urban core.
Pershing Elementary School opened in the original portion of the existing building in 1918. There have been additions and remodels over the years, the latest of which was the extension on the west side in 1968 for the cafeteria and administrative offices. The school was closed the first time in 1979 but was later used
Happy New Year!! You may have heard about some cool changes for the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough Rides this year. I’m excited about where we’re headed. Tulsa Tough is going Gran Fondo! That roughly means “Big Ride” in Italian. In France it’s called “Cyclosportive”. In Tulsa it’s called “The Rides”. Seriously, that’s what we’ve called
Thoughts on where we fell down in 2010 and what 2011 will bring to make it better – both up front and behind the scenes. NOTES: * Arvest Gate at OneOK Field for Saturday start backdrop * 7:30 start time both days * Registration packet pickup beginning Wed or Thurs the week before up till
In this article, Toronto converts two automobile parking spaces on a public street to 16 bicycle spaces! http://spacingtoronto.ca/2010/07/13/bike-parking-takes-over-car-parking-spaces/ Small investment in bike racks and loss of revenue from two spaces adds one more layer of livability to a great city.
The Tulsa Tough 2010 from Stuart Campbell on Vimeo. 4 Friends. 100 Km bike race 100 degree’s Just for fun. this is the Tulsa Tough 2010
Over 6,000 individual Tulsans took their opportunity seriously when invited to attend numerous workshops and have their opinions heard openly during the past two years of PLANiTULSA. The result is a world class Comprehensive Plan proposal that an unprecedented number of people have helped create in a healthy, open, engaging, and democratic process. It has