A City Set to Invest in Economic Growth

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Oklahoma City follows the steps of Colorado Springs in investing for economic growth and change.

The city has launched a project known as MAPS (Metropolitan Area Projects), which resulted in "construction of a new downtown ballpark, an arena, a downtown library and renovation of a veritable drainage ditch into a beautiful waterway that brings people to town", projects deemed to generate $140 million in private investment. Instead, it generated more than $2 billion.

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