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Say What? MAPS Destroyed Downtown???

by Steve Lackmeyer Modified: May 30, 2013 at 12:10 pm •  Published: March 20, 2009

Sometimes you’ve got to wonder about the folks posting comments on stories at NewsOk. On today’s story about Jeff Speck’s recommendations to make downtown more walkable we see the following comment:

The streets were designed before MAPS destroyed Downtown and caused a mass exodus to the suburbs. It seems our ‘improvements’ always result in a need for more ‘improvement’. Perhaps research into the domino effect of these changes would result in better and more far reaching plans requiring less remedial action.
Arlie, Midwest City – Mar 20, 2009 at 10:38 AM

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by Steve Lackmeyer
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Steve Lackmeyer is a reporter and columnist who started his career at The Oklahoman in 1990. Since then, he has won numerous awards for his coverage, which included the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, the city's Metropolitan...
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