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.
Construction is underway on the next two segments of a five-part interstate reconstruction project through Council Bluffs.
The city of Omaha will receive $6 million in state funding for road maintenance and repairs.
Transportation and public transit options are the subject of a meeting Tuesday evening in Omaha.
Bicyclists in Benson have a new place to park their bikes.
A new study by UNMC shows the number of pedestrians and bicyclists killed in collisions with distracted drivers increased from 2005 to 2010.
(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.
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.
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.
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.