transportation http://kios.org en Drivers repeatedly slam into Council Bluffs bridge http://kios.org/post/drivers-repeatedly-slam-council-bluffs-bridge <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A low bridge in Council Bluffs is proving challenging to motorists. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:13:00 +0000 Associated Press 50705 at http://kios.org Use of alternative transportation encouraged during July http://kios.org/post/use-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 http://kios.org Use of alternative transportation encouraged during July MAPA Seeking Public Input for the Platteview Road Corridor http://kios.org/post/mapa-seeking-public-input-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 http://kios.org AAA Nebraska: gas prices down in time for holiday travel http://kios.org/post/aaa-nebraska-gas-prices-down-time-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 http://kios.org Traffic fatalities nearly on pace with last year http://kios.org/post/traffic-fatalities-nearly-pace-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 http://kios.org Amended 2035 Long Range Transportation Plan Available for Public Comment http://kios.org/post/amended-2035-long-range-transportation-plan-available-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 http://kios.org Amended 2035 Long Range Transportation Plan Available for Public Comment Free ridesharing deal continuing in Omaha, Lincoln http://kios.org/post/free-ridesharing-deal-continuing-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 http://kios.org Live Well Omaha Commuter Challenge focuses on alternative transportation http://kios.org/post/live-well-omaha-commuter-challenge-focuses-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 http://kios.org Report looks at condition of bridges in Nebraska http://kios.org/post/report-looks-condition-bridges-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 http://kios.org Ridesharing offers freebies in Lincoln, Omaha http://kios.org/post/ridesharing-offers-freebies-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 http://kios.org