This City Lost 1 Million Pounds–Now It’s Redesigning Itself To Keep Them Off | Co.Exist

Partly using proceeds from a one-penny sales tax passed in late 2009, it’s now in the process of making a slate of improvements, including a 70-acre park that will link the city’s downtown with the Oklahoma River, a new streetcar line and river kayaking facility, a senior wellness center, and hundreds of miles of jogging, walking, and biking trails.

It’s also making sure there are gyms in all grade schools and is narrowing all the downtown streets to add trees to wider, more pedestrian-friendly sidewalks.

via This City Lost 1 Million Pounds–Now It’s Redesigning Itself To Keep Them Off | Co.Exist | ideas + impact.

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