A donation from the Sherwood Foundation reversed the course set when Mayor Jean Stothert said the Harney Street bikeway wouldn't continue beyond its pilot program.
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert announced Thursday evening that the city is reversing course on plans to remove the protected bike lane on Harney Street.
As Omaha's first protected bike lane enters its final days, community members plan to rally for its preservation. Supporters of the Harney Street bike lane will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at Dewey Park.
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert announced Thursday that the city won't extend the pilot program for the existing protected bike lane on Harney Street.
The Omaha City Council voted in support of keeping the city's first protected bike lane a day after officials approved the route concept for the city's future streetcar system.
The route concept for Omaha’s future streetcar system was approved after a change to reduce the impact on busy 10th Street in downtown Omaha.
Tuesday's discussion on potential budget amendments was dominated by proposals supporting a permanent protected bike lane and a climate action plan.
Council President Pete Festersen said he intends to draft a budget amendment seeking to make the protected bike lane permanent. It could lead to another showdown between the mayor and council.
The streetcar project should be voted on by the people of Omaha, a Pulse writer says.
Rick Gustafson has had a role in constructing modern streetcar lines across United States. Now, he will help steer Omaha's efforts as the city embarks on its own ambitious streetcar project.
Members of Omaha's Streetcar Authority hope interim director Rick Gustafson's expertise will help move the ambitious streetcar project forward.
Plans for a streetcar system, a downtown Mutual of Omaha skyscraper, and the relocation of the city's main library are all underway in Omaha. Here’s a timeline of the projects have unfolded.
Pulse writer says society, not guns, is the problem.
Congressman Don Bacon has proven he’s willing to work across the partisan aisle on important issues, Pulse writer says
City Council members approved an agreement that establishes guidelines for Omaha's streetcar project, including the use of up to $354 million expected to be generated by a new TIF district.
Scott Dobbe writes, a modern streetcar will keep us moving toward the more vibrant, livable, and equitably prosperous city we are on the path to becoming.
Taxpayers and taxing authorities should demand a five-year moratorium on approving new TIF projects, Pulse writer says.
Pansing Brooks puts problem-solving ahead of political party, Pulse writer says.
City Council heard from the public and officials on a redevelopment agreement that establishes guidelines for the proposed streetcar project, including the use of $354 million in TIF.
Pulse writer has a recommendation for Nebraska's tourism slogan.
Where Omaha city officials and developers see a streetcar as an asset for economic development connecting midtown to the riverfront, one transit professional urges caution.
Pulse writer calls on U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse to support reproductive freedom.
Pulse writers come to grips with a deadly school shooting in Texas.
The Omaha Streetcar Authority elected a president and vice president to lead the authority's board that will oversee the design, construction and eventual operation of the streetcar.