Omaha City Council voiced its support Tuesday for the development of a climate action plan and an affordable housing plan by the city.
The first electric buses in the City of Omaha's fleet will hit the street in the opening months of 2022 just as the city begins work on a climate action plan.
"We are working as fast, as diligently as possible to get people approved and get the money out the door," a program official said. "We understand how stressful it can be to be behind on your rent."
The City of Omaha's capital spending plan earmarks $100,000 to make detailed designs in 2022 and budgets another $2 million in 2023 to install the changes on Farnam Street.
Old Market shop owners look ahead to a better future after setbacks, including fire, protests and a pandemic.
If all goes as hoped, the estimated $200 million high-rise at 1416 Dodge St. also would fill a cavity that has long languished in Omaha's core.