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[ About Oklahoma Roads ]

Oklahoma is the Crossroads of America. Unfortunately we rank near the top nationally in deficient bridges and more 25% of our state highways need critical repairs. The Crossroads are crumbling.

A cornerstone of good state government is providing safe and adequate transportation. In Oklahoma, we have achieved solid progress since 2006 by increasing state funds for transportation by over $700 million, however the state still has over $10 billion in backlogged repairs needed to rehabilitate our transportation infrastructure.

Without better roads and bridges, Oklahoma’s commerce and economic development will be stifled. There will be limited access in rural communities to emergency responders, an increased loss of life and a poor state image. Additionally, we will saddle future generations with an ever-growing tax burden to fund repairs that grow more costly the longer we delay.

To change this TRUST was formed in 2005 to improve Oklahoma’s roads and bridges through legislative and grassroots advocacy, education and public relations campaigns. We are united toward one objective - to create a permanent paradigm shift in Oklahoma state government that holds transportation as the leading priority. Learn about our plan to restore Oklahoma with TRUST.

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  • Tulsa wants to get ahead of curve of next transportation revolution

    Tulsa WorldBy Michael Overall Jan 15, 2020In the summer of 1908, at least 31 people died in car crashes in Detroit, where the new technology seemed to be especially popular and where many of the victims were pedestrians who naively stepped in front of vehicles moving at unbelievable speeds in excess of 20 mph.The carnage led to some of the world’s first traffic regulations, including such visionary innovations as stop signs, lane markings and designated crosswalks. And other cities, includ...

  • Cherokee Nation to receive federal money for transportation needs

    KFOR.comPOSTED 3:58 PM, JANUARY 15, 2020BY HICHAM RAACHEWASHINGTON, D.C. (KFOR) – The Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma will receive federal money to address transportation needs.The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration announced approximately $5 million in grants that will go to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments under FTA’s Tribal Transit Program, according to a Transit Administration news release.“The $5 million in Tribal ...

  • Gov. Kevin Stitt gives himself an 'A' for first year

    Tulsa WorldBy Randy Krehbiel Jan 14, 2020Kevin Stitt began his tenure as governor one year ago Tuesday full of energy and ambition.Nothing yet has taken the wind out of his sails.“I’d give myself an ‘A’ at this point,” Stitt said in a telephone interview last week. “We can always do better, but I’m really proud of what our team has accomplished.”Tulsa World journalism makes a difference. Be part of the story.

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