transportation http://kios.org en Additional open houses set for Heartland 2050 project http://kios.org/post/additional-open-houses-set-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 Schubert 45382 at http://kios.org Lawmakers push campaign to curb distracted driving http://kios.org/post/lawmakers-push-campaign-curb-distracted-driving <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa Senate have taken a new route to address distracted driving across the state. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:07:27 +0000 Associated Press 45113 at http://kios.org Nebraska roads bonding bill overcomes filibuster http://kios.org/post/nebraska-roads-bonding-bill-overcomes-filibuster <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to allow bond financing for Nebraska road projects overcame a filibuster in the Legislature by lawmakers concerned about taking on the debt. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:11:16 +0000 Associated Press 44816 at http://kios.org Road-financing bill hits roadblock in Legislature http://kios.org/post/road-financing-bill-hits-roadblock-legislature <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to allow bond financing for Nebraska road projects is hitting a roadblock in the Legislature. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:05:51 +0000 Associated Press 44130 at http://kios.org Public meeting next Tuesday on Council Bluffs interstate project http://kios.org/post/public-meeting-next-tuesday-council-bluffs-interstate-project <p>The reconstruction of I-29 at U-S Highway 275 and Iowa Highway 92 in Council Bluffs is the subject of a public meeting next Tuesday. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Katie Schubert 43712 at http://kios.org Bill would allow bond-financing for Neb. roads http://kios.org/post/bill-would-allow-bond-financing-neb-roads <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are being asked to take a new approach to roads funding, with a bill that would allow the state to finance high-priority projects with bonds.</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:53:33 +0000 Associated Press 42886 at http://kios.org Renewed push made for Neb. texting, seat belt law http://kios.org/post/renewed-push-made-neb-texting-seat-belt-law <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Highway traffic safety is getting a lot of attention from the State legislature, where lawmakers are hearing fresh calls to crack down on texting and driving. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:20:02 +0000 Associated Press 42180 at http://kios.org $2 billion Council Bluffs interstate project: express lanes, new bridges, ramps http://kios.org/post/2-billion-council-bluffs-interstate-project-express-lanes-new-bridges-ramps <p>Construction is underway on the next two segments of a five-part interstate reconstruction project through Council Bluffs. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 14:26:26 +0000 Katie Schubert 42124 at http://kios.org $2 billion Council Bluffs interstate project: express lanes, new bridges, ramps $11.5 million in state funding going to five communities for road projects http://kios.org/post/115-million-state-funding-going-five-communities-road-projects <p>The city of Omaha will receive $6 million in state funding for road maintenance and repairs. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 19:30:43 +0000 Katie Schubert 41039 at http://kios.org Central Omaha Transit public meeting Tuesday http://kios.org/post/central-omaha-transit-public-meeting-tuesday <p>Transportation and public transit options are the subject of a meeting Tuesday evening in Omaha. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Katie Schubert 39677 at http://kios.org