There is something magical happening in Oklahoma city in USA today. Today is the day when Oklahoma City Streetcar is releasing the trams for you to ride after 70 years. Finally this and many other cities in USA is thinking green. Because that’s important!

Ride Free between 14th of December and 5th of January

After more than 70 years, the City of Oklahoma City and EMBARK will commemorate the return of the OKC Streetcar, a project of MAPS 3. You’ll hear from Mayor David Holt and special guests. The celebration kicks off at 10 a.m. in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City at the Business District Platform in the plaza of Leadership Square.

The Grand Opening Weekend is jam-packed with live entertainment, special promotions and family activities. The celebration continues through Jan. 5 with free streetcar rides and a multitude of Downtown In December events!

Join us in celebrating this historic moment! Plan your day by grabbing a December issue of the Curbside Chronicle – the official OKC Streetcar Grand Opening Program.

You can also view our route map and list of events for the first weekend here.

So! From today until 5th of January you can test the ride all the time during its startup days which is a very nice gift to the city’s population.

Map of the Streetcar service in Oklahoma city

Two Streetcar lines is now in operation from Today in Oklahoma

As you see on the map above. The circle goes clockwise. Two lines is launched and they follow the streets in the city centre of Oklahoma city. You reach the Central Amtrak Santa Fe station with the streetcars even. We hope that this will be extended a lot.

Opening Hours for all of the Streetcar Lines in Oklahoma

Downtown Loop
Monday – Thursday: 6 a.m. to midnight
Friday: 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Bricktown Loop
Friday & Saturday: 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.

If the worlds politicians understands that the world needs to survive then we need to focus on opening environment friendly transport alternatives to the cars. Many American cities is now reviving the streetcars after having them absent from the streets for more than 70 years like in Oklahoma city in USA.

Congratulations to Oklahoma city in USA!

 

 

Source: Oklahoma City Streetcar