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Omaha is receiving a $4.7 million federal grant to help buy new city buses to replace older buses in its fleet. The U.S. Transportation Department’s Federal Transit Administration recently announced the Omaha grant as part of $423 million in grants nationwide. Omaha plans to use the money to buy 11 new buses. The new buses will help improve the reliability of Omaha’s fleet of 98 city buses.

Bus Station Construction to Start

Jul 31, 2019
https://www.3newsnow.com/news/community/vista-semanal/local/omaha-rapid-bus-transit-construction-to-begin-soon

Construction on bus stations for Omaha's new bus rapid transit line is about to start.  Officials announced this week that work on new shelters and platforms will begin in mid-August.  The 35-million-dollar rapid bus line is scheduled to carry its first passengers next spring.