Traffic Near Schools


Justin Hunt, South Oklahoma City



Context: Hunt, who is principal of Harding Charter Preparatory High School, said the residential street on which his school is located is narrow and busy, especially at the start and end of the school day. Hunt said his car was side-swiped one day and no one left a note or tried to get in touch with him.


Eric Wenger, Public Works Director/City Engineer



Context:Wenger said the traffic issues facing Harding Charter Preparatory High School are common for schools in high-traffic or residential areas. There are several possible solutions, such as making the street one-way during certain hours or restricting parking in certain areas.

A Deeper Look:

Requests for Traffic Changes

Eight schools submitted requests to the Oklahoma City Traffic Commission in 2014 to alter the flow of traffic near their campuses. Touch the school icons for details on each school’s request.


Data from Oklahoma City Traffic Commission meeting minutes