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You Win Some, You Lose Some

Posted on March 26th, 2018 · Posted in General

I wish we had better news to report about LB 1009, the bill sponsored by Senator John Murante from Gretna that would increase speed limits on Nebraska roads.  Unfortunately, the.. read more

ACTION ALERT: NO TO HIGHER SPEED LIMITS, NO TO LB 1009

Posted on March 1st, 2018 · Posted in General

LB 1009, a bill that would (in part) raise the speed limit on state highways from 60mph to 65mph has been voted out of committee and will be taken up.. read more

LB 1009 Testimony

Posted on February 6th, 2018 · Posted in General

Here’s a copy of the testimony given by NeBA Executive Director Julie Harris at the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee meeting on February 6, 2018: Chairman Friesen and members of the.. read more

LB 1009: Speeding Towards Bad Policy

Posted on January 30th, 2018 · Posted in General, News

We had an immediate reaction when we read this news in the Lincoln Journal Star back on January 16: “Gov. Pete Ricketts is backing a proposal to raise the speed.. read more

Great New Resource from AAA

Posted on December 19th, 2017 · Posted in General

We love our friends at AAA Nebraska – they’ve been great partners on making our roads safer for all users and they are Business Members to boot! In the bigger.. read more

On the Road With Julie: NACTO part 2

Posted on November 7th, 2017 · Posted in General

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to read the first part of this series.  If not, you can find it here.  Let’s continue with more A-HA Moments, shall we? A-HA Moment #3:.. read more

On the Road with Julie: NACTO

Posted on November 6th, 2017 · Posted in General

I’m 5 weeks into a 6 week stretch of crazy travel –  a stretch made even more hectic by the news of Nebraska’s bottom of the barrel spot on the.. read more

News Release: Nebraska Falls to 50th in Bicycle Friendly State Rankings

Posted on October 25th, 2017 · Posted in General

Nebraska​ ​ ​ranked​ ​as​ ​50th​ ​Bicycle​ ​Friendly​ ​State​ ​by​ ​the​ ​League​ ​of​ ​American​ ​Bicyclists Nebraska​ ​falls​ ​to​ ​last​ ​place​ ​after​ ​having​ ​been​ ​48th​ ​in​ ​2015 Today, the League of American.. read more

Plates – The Big Push

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 · Posted in General

OK, folks, it’s time for a frank conversation about the Bike the Good Life license plates.  We have two choices: gut it out to the top of the hill before.. read more

Making the Case: National Bike Summit Recap

Posted on March 16th, 2017 · Posted in General

Although we are on the cusp of hosting the Inaugural Nebraska Bike/Walk Summit (for which you can still register, by the way! www.nebikewalksummit.org), we thought it would be a good.. read more