Oklahoma City Streetcar
Oklahoma City. A youthful city with a reverent and confident sense of self, a town with deep roots in the midst of a vibrant rebirth for a brave new future.
As part of that renewal, in 2009 Oklahoma City residents boldly voted to self-fund a 4.6 mile modern streetcar system. The system will become one of EMBARK's family of transit services, and will include 22 stops linking major employers, businesses, attractions and residences in the downtown area.
This is a transformative moment for public transit in Oklahoma CIty.
- The official name is the Oklahoma City Streetcar and can be abbreviated as OKC Streetcar.
- There will be seven streetcars. Each will hold approximately 100 people.
- The colors and design will be painted on the streetcars. EMBARK has named the prominent color palettes for each streetcar: Bermuda green, Clear Sky blue and Redbud. There will be two Bermuda Green streetcars, two Clear Sky blue and three Redbud.
- The streetcars are being built in the USA by Brookville Equipment Corp. of Pennsylvania
- Oklahoma City residents have self-funded the $131 million streetcar through the 2009 MAPS3 city-wide 1-cent sales tax.
Stay tuned here for more details on operational plans, service details, and information on how to drive, cycle, and interact with the upcoming streetcar.
As the construction kicks off later this year, watch the MAPS 3 page and social media (Facebook and Twitter) for the latest construction and project related updates.