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When you have a lot of construction going on, it sends a message of vitality that builds up consumer confidence. It gets people to spend…
We’ve seen the kind of social impact a professional sports team has on a city. A team brings high-profile role models into your community who…
We did such a great job of creating the interstate highway system in Oklahoma City that we don’t have traffic congestion. You can actually get…
This urbanization that’s taking place around the world is very real. But if it’s people that are seeking an urbanized environment out of desperation, that’s…
The spoiled superstar brat wouldn’t get far in Oklahoma City. We’re very value-conscious. Our city was settled in a land run. Those 10,000 people were…
If you can attract highly educated people from other parts of the country and keep your own best and brightest, chances are the job creators…
I believe in infrastructure, I believe in investing in your hard assets. Where I think government starts to fail is when it starts getting itself…
Cities have to realize that whatever the federal government is going to do, it’s not going to be enough. And cities that proactively take control…
Think independently and put the country first.
People in Oklahoma don’t wake up every morning wondering what the government is going to do for them.
People say the seats at sporting events are too small. My response is, ‘That’s why we’re trying to work on the size of your rear…
Jobs follow people. People don’t follow jobs.
If your city’s being populated by highly educated twentysomethings with choices, you’re probably going to succeed.
Any urbanist has to appreciate New York City and the way it works. The public transit is astonishing.
The bottom line is that we have entered an age when local communities need to invest in themselves. Federal and state dollars are becoming more…
We had a branding problem. We have allowed ourselves to be branded by our tragedies. If you said ‘Oklahoma City,’ chances are the next word…
There are a lot of things that government doesn’t do well. One of things that government does do well is build stuff.
It is not OK for anyone to be obese. There needs to be a cultural shift.
People look for their leadership to lead.
I’m learning a lot about the culture of weight loss. I didn’t know there were bloggers out there who were proud to be fat.
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