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.

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.