Tonight, the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency is holding a public meeting to gather input for its 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan. 

The Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency is asking for the public’s assistance in ranking transportation scenarios for particular project areas.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal designed to expedite work on Nebraska roads projects is drawing a wide range of supporters, but some lawmakers are questioning their plan to pay for it.

Omaha, Lincoln apply for federal Smart City Challenge

Feb 10, 2016

Omaha and Lincoln are among 77 applicants for a U.S. Department of Transportation program focused on technology and innovation.

It’s called the Smart City Challenge. The DOT wants cities to present ideas that use technology to make travel safer and more reliable.

Murthy Koti, Traffic Engineer with the city of Omaha, says the Smart City Challenge has three goals.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Roads Department says Interstate 80 will reopen in both directions Wednesday afternoon.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Heavy snow and strong winds forced officials to close more than 100 miles of Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska because of dangerous conditions Tuesday.

Governor Pete Ricketts wants Nebraska lawmakers to act on tax reform and transportation issues this legislative session.

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot has been found dead at the scene of a plane crash in northeast Nebraska.

UNO's MavRide program to expand in 2016

Dec 17, 2015

UNO is expanding its MavRide program on January second.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot who was killed in a plane crash on Interstate 29 in western Iowa.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead after a small plane that took off from an Omaha airport crashed on Interstate 29 north of Council Bluffs.

Small plane crashes along Interstate 29

Dec 10, 2015

Authorities are on the scene of a small plane crash along I-29 in Council Bluffs.

Congress passes long-term transportation bill

Dec 4, 2015

Nebraska is set to receive $1.5 billion over the next five years in federal highway funding.

Crashes involving bicycles, pedestrians on the rise in Nebraska

Dec 1, 2015

The number of bicyclists and pedestrians killed in accidents involving vehicles is up significantly in Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two environmental groups say they are worried about the safety of railroad bridges because inspection reports generally aren't public, and railroads take care of their own bridges.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials plan to put more emphasis on the economic benefits of roads projects when deciding which ones will get funding.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With Nebraska expected to see millions in new state funding for roads next year, lawmakers are looking for ways to accelerate work on a decades-old backlog of highway projects.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The ride-hailing service Lyft has paid an undisclosed fine to settle a complaint filed by Nebraska regulators.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Roads has created a new state task force that will look at transportation issues and how they can benefit the state economy.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three groups will receive $5.9 million in federal grants to train first responders to handle railroad incidents involving crude oil, ethanol and other flammable liquids.

International travelers flying in to Omaha on private planes will have a more streamlined process when checking items through Customs.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An effort to build cable barriers on Iowa's highways has helped reduce the number of cross-median fatal crashes.

Changes coming to parking meter, garage rates in downtown Omaha

Sep 16, 2015

It’ll cost more to park at a meter in downtown Omaha starting next month.

House and Senate lawmakers will try to work out differences in transportation bills when they return to session next week.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Transportation employees have started testing a mobile driver's license app as part of a new pilot program.

Omaha to implement a Complete Streets program

Aug 21, 2015

The city of Omaha plans to implement a Complete Streets program over the next five years.

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — An Uber driver who was accused of illegal service last year in Sarpy County has been acquitted.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The ride-hailing service Uber has won permission to legally operate in Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jetliner carrying 83 people made an expedited landing without incident in Omaha after an engine warning light flashed in the cockpit.

Four times a year, the Iowa DOT’s Transportation Commission holds public meetings to gather input from the community.