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2018 ACOG Board Orientation Sessions Scheduled

Sign up for one of two orientation sessions, February 22 or March 29. Open to our board members and local, elected officials from Central Oklahoma only. Sign Up To Attend: 2018 ACOG Board Orientation Sessions, February 22 or March 29 Board members of the Association...

ACOG Awards $436k in Grants to Rural Oklahoma Communities

ACOG Awards $436k in Grants to Rural Oklahoma Communities OKLAHOMA CITY -- -- The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) has awarded more than $436,000 in Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grants to communities in Central Oklahoma. Mulhall was awarded more...

CNG ‘Well to Wheel’: An Oklahoma Success Story

    CNG 'Well to Wheel': An Oklahoma Success Story The Central Oklahoma Clean Cities Coalition will host CNG Well-to-Wheel: An Oklahoma Success Story, 10 a.m., January 30, at ACOG. Speakers will discuss natural gas from the well; through the pipeline; to the...

2018 Flu Season in Oklahoma

The following statistics are provided by the Oklahoma State Department of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Oklahoma Flu Deaths According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, 22 Oklahoman have died from the flu since September. The...

Future of Electric Vehicles in Oklahoma

The Future of Electric Vehicles in the Oklahoma Marketplace Eric Pollard moderated an electric vehicle (EV) panel at the Oklahoma Renewable Energy Council & the Oklahoma Association of Energy Engineers Annual Conference on January 10, 2018. The panel...

VillagesOKC: Nationwide Movement Helps Boomers Age-in-Place

Learn about the nationwide Villages movement coming to Central Oklahoma. It's designed to build networks to help people age-in-place. In Oklahoma City, the number of people over 55 is expected to double from 2010 to 2020. Marilyn Olson, Executive Director of the...

2018 OKC Area Snow Route Map

Navigate the Snow ACOG recently completed updating the 2017-2018 Regional Snow Route Map to provide a useful tool for navigating Central Oklahoma roadways when they are covered in snow. The above map features snow routes for different cities in different colors....

10 Takeaways: Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Workshop

by Matthew McClure, Clean Cities Intern In early December, the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments sponsored a workshop on driverless cars and connected and autonomous vehicles (C/AVs) in an effort to inform members and stakeholders about this coming...

Public invited to restored Santa Fe Station open house

Celebrate the Restored Santa Fe Station Association of Central Oklahoma Governments Central Oklahoma's Metropolitan Planning Organization 30 November 2017 Interact with characters from the 1930s and explore the newly restored Santa Fe Station with a free,...

Intelligent Transportation Systems

John M. Sharp, Deputy Director/Transportation & Planning Services Director, and Jennifer Sebesta, Program Coordinator, Transportation & Planning Services, ACOG, made a presentation on Intelligent Transportation Systems at the fall meeting of the Oklahoma Traffic...

U.S. Census Bureau Shares Fun Halloween Facts

Don't forget to sign up for ACOG's Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) workshop, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., October 31! The workshop will feature representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau's Denver Region. Online registration is now open. For more information,...

2020 Census: Hard-To-Count Populations in Central Oklahoma

The Center for Urban Research at City University of New York is working with a coalition of civil rights groups, philanthropic foundations, and others to map "hard to count" communities in advance of the 2020 Census. The maps will help organizations to highlight the...

COTPA Awarded $795k for Electric Buses

  U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $55 Million in Grants to Support High-Tech Low-No Buses, American Manufacturing. The Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority will receive nearly $800,000 to replace two diesel buses with New Flyer electric...

Open Streets Moore 2017

ACOG recently participated in Open Streets Moore. Staff was privileged to plan a dedicated bike lane with special signage and street stickers. Click here to download the presentation. It is also embedded below for your convenience. Be sure to click the pop-out icon...

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