Tulsa Transit to Offer Discounted Fares to All Active Duty Military Personnel and Veterans
The Tulsa City Council and Tulsa Transit are honored to announce
half and discounted fares on Fixed Route and Nightline buses for
all active duty military personnel and veterans who show a Tulsa
Transit Military Reduced Fare Photo ID Card beginning Thursday,
Cardholders will pay $0.85 for the regular fare or $0.75 for the
one-way/one bus discounted fare. The reduced fare is offered when a
Tulsa Transit Military Reduced Fare Photo ID Card is shown to the
bus operator with fare payment.
During a special introductory period (Jan. 29 - Feb. 12), active
duty military personnel and veterans can receive a free Tulsa
Transit Military Reduced Fare Photo ID Card on designated dates at
various agencies serving military personnel or veterans.
To obtain a Tulsa Transit Military Reduced Fare Photo ID Card, the
following identification will be required:
- Active duty
military personnel must present a current federal issued military
- Veterans who
were honorably discharged from the United States armed forces must
present identification from a recognized veteran's organization or
a state-issued identification indicating veteran status.
If the identification presented does not include a photo, another
form of identification with a photo must be shown so Tulsa Transit
personnel can match the name on the identification with the
applicant. All Tulsa Transit Military Reduced Fare Photo ID Cards
expire after four years and must be renewed.
Click here to view the schedule and list of locations where you can
get a photo ID card
Quality of Life Report
The City Council was presented with the annual Quality of Life
Report for Tulsa on Jan. 15.
The Quality of Life Report is an objective analysis of our
community, compared to 20 peer cities.
The report includes data on demographic trends, economic
vitality, public safety, neighborhood vitality, human investment,
citizen engagement, transportation, the environment, and recreation
- Read the full Quality of Life Report
- Watch the video presentation here
River Task Force Seeks Civic Group Feedback
The Arkansas River Infrastructure Task Force has created an
email address to receive ideas on river development from civic
Groups such as Rotary and Kiwanis clubs, church groups, Boy
Scouts and Girl Scouts, young professionals, active seniors and
others are encouraged to provide their feedback on river
development by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proposals received will periodically be posted online for the
public to review.
Watch all the meetings of the Arkansa River Infrastructure Task
Force on demand at tgovonline.org
Residential Yard Waste Update - January 2015
Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, NeWSolutions, the City's refuse and
recycling contractor, will be handling the following three solid
waste streams: Refuse, recycling and yard waste.
City crews will continue to haul residential yard waste for
residents until the first of the year. Tulsans will see little
change in how their yard waste is handled beginning Jan. 1.
Residents will be able to set a total of 15 bags and/or bundles
of yard waste at the curb per week. Solid waste from the gray carts
and yard waste will then be taken by NeWSolutions to Covanta's
waste-to-energy plant, where it is cleanly burned and converted
Residents can continue to place yard waste in their primary gray
trash cart if the lid will completely close. For limbs or branches
that will not fit loosely in the gray trash cart, residents may tie
them into bundles no more than 2-feet across and 4-feet long. Yard
waste bags should be clear or transparent to denote the content is
Residents who have more than 15 bags or bundles may hold them
for the next week's collection, or tag them with "additional
refuse" stickers that are available for purchase at any QuikTrip
location. The trash rate on residential utility bills will not
Tulsa residents may also take their yard waste to the City of
Tulsa's Mulch Site, located at 2100 N. 145th E. Avenue. Mulch and
firewood are available for pick up by Tulsa residents free of