transportation en Use of alternative transportation encouraged during July <p>You can ride the bus during July in the Omaha metro area for 50 cents. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:34:26 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 49863 at Use of alternative transportation encouraged during July MAPA Seeking Public Input for the Platteview Road Corridor <p>Michael Felschow, Transportation Manager at the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency says the Platteview Road Corridor is a high priority because of the realignment of Highway 34. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 11:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 48175 at AAA Nebraska: gas prices down in time for holiday travel <p>AAA expects 36.1 million people will travel 50 or more miles from home during the Memorial Day weekend. Fri, 23 May 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 47643 at Traffic fatalities nearly on pace with last year <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The number of roadway fatalities in Nebraska has barely changed this year compared to the same period in 2013, and state officials say most of those killed weren't wearing seat belts. Fri, 23 May 2014 13:12:33 +0000 Associated Press 47637 at Amended 2035 Long Range Transportation Plan Available for Public Comment <p>The public is invited to comment on the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency’s amended 2035 Long Range Transportation Plan until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27<sup>th</sup>.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 11:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 47411 at Amended 2035 Long Range Transportation Plan Available for Public Comment Free ridesharing deal continuing in Omaha, Lincoln <div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 15px;"><p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The ridesharing company Lyft says it will continue offering free rides in Omaha and Lincoln.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 13:01:28 +0000 Associated Press 46924 at Live Well Omaha Commuter Challenge focuses on alternative transportation <p>Live Well Omaha’s Commuter Challenge is underway through the end of September. Fri, 09 May 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 46882 at Report looks at condition of bridges in Nebraska <p>A new report finds 18 percent of bridges in Nebraska are structurally deficient. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 46424 at Ridesharing offers freebies in Lincoln, Omaha <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators will keep an eye on the ridesharing company Lyft as it offers free services in Lincoln and Omaha for the next two weeks. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:06:37 +0000 Associated Press 46250 at Additional open houses set for Heartland 2050 project <p>25 open houses are scheduled during the next month for additional public input on the Heartland 2050 plan. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:58:57 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 45382 at