Oklahoma City Streetcar - Investment Impact Analysis

2 018 D E M O G R A P H I C S Three-block impact zone around streetcar route: Resident Population.................................. 3,648 Workforce Population............................44,297 Businesses..................................................1,774 Residential Units........................................ 3,296 Number of Hotels........................................... 14 Number of Hotel Rooms.......................... 2,449

A B O U T T H E S T R E E T C A R • The three-block impact zone surrounding the streetcar route, which is two square miles, covers more than 30 percent of greater downtown Oklahoma City’s approximate 6.5 total square miles. • There are seven streetcars colored bermuda green, clear sky blue and redbud. The names of the streetcar stops are a reflection of Oklahoma City downtown districts and landmarks. • Each streetcar is 66-feet long by 8-feet wide and offers seating for 30 passengers and can transport up to 104. • The two streetcar routes together stretch 5.1 miles with 22 stops.

C OM M U T I N G S T A T I S T I C S Downtown: The share of residents in the core downtown zip code (73102) who either commute to work by some form other than auto doubled from 14 percent in 2011 to 28 percent in 2016. Work from Home: The share of at-home workers increased from a negligible number in 2011 to 4 percent of residents in the core zip code (73102) in 2016. Citywide: Community transportation commuting patterns have remained unchanged since 2011, with 94 percent of residents commuting to work by auto. A M E N I T I E S I N P R O X I M I T Y O F S T R E E T C A R Parking: The streetcar places all downtown public parking structures within a short ride of most downtown destinations.

Mode of Transportation of Downtown Residents

Entertainment : The streetcar offers transportation to more than 10 million visitors of downtown attractions and 1.2 million visitors of downtown events. Many of the largest and most frequently visited entertainment venues in the state are located along the streetcar route in and around downtown Oklahoma City including: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge, Civic Center Music Hall, Oklahoma City National Memorial, Cox Convention Center, Bricktown Water Taxi, Scissortail Park and Oklahoma City Convention Center. A B O U T T H I S S T U D Y This investment impact analysis was conducted by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and RegionTrack, with input from EMBARK, The City of Oklahoma City and the Alliance for Economic Development.

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07/2018

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