transportation

Government
8:20 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Renewed push made for Neb. texting, seat belt law

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.

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Iowa
8:26 am
Tue January 28, 2014

$2 billion Council Bluffs interstate project: express lanes, new bridges, ramps

The 24th Street bridge in Council Bluffs was built during the first segment of the Interstate improvement project.
Credit Iowa DOT

Construction is underway on the next two segments of a five-part interstate reconstruction project through Council Bluffs.

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Government
1:30 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

$11.5 million in state funding going to five communities for road projects

The city of Omaha will receive $6 million in state funding for road maintenance and repairs.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Central Omaha Transit public meeting Tuesday

Transportation and public transit options are the subject of a meeting Tuesday evening in Omaha.

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Omaha
8:10 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Bicycle corral installed in Benson

Bicyclists in Benson have a new place to park their bikes.

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Health/Medical
12:55 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

UNMC study examines number of fatalities caused by distracted driving

A new study by UNMC shows the number of pedestrians and bicyclists killed in collisions with distracted drivers increased from 2005 to 2010.

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Omaha
8:08 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Omaha bicycling club helps police bike patrol

(Information in the following story is from: WOWT-TV, http://www.wowt.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha bicycling club has donated more than $1,000 to help the city's police bike patrol.

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Nebraska
8:07 am
Tue November 5, 2013

I-80 project between Lincoln and Omaha nearly done

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ten years after workers began widening Interstate 80 between Omaha and Lincoln all six lanes will be open to traffic later this week.

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Government
8:02 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Iowa police chiefs defend traffic cameras

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Several Iowa police chiefs have spoken out against proposed state rules for traffic cameras, but a state official says the chiefs are just protecting a revenue source.

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Government
11:34 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Nebraskans will get new notice when license plates are due

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans will likely notice a change when it comes time to renew their license plates because reminder letters will now come from the state instead of counties.

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