Long Range Transportation Plan
(Posted 4-1-2005, Click
Process for the LRTP (PDF)
Document showing Completed, Current and Future
Steps toward the LRTP
Summary of Existing and Future
Conditions and Transportation System - prepared by Cambridge
Systematics and URS Corporation
Please e-mail, call, or send your comments
as we move through the update process:
Nebraska’s first Statewide
Transportation Plan (click to view) was published
as an Executive Summary in 1995. The plan addressed all types of surface
transportation, including highways, local roads and streets, railroads,
mass transportation, barge, trucking, bicycle and pedestrian facilities,
The purpose of the 1995 plan was to provide a vision for transportation
development 20 years into the future. State, local and tribal agencies,
transportation organizations, as well as the public were involved during
the planning process.
Our current activity will be an update of this Plan. The updated plan
will provide the long range framework that will help to guide all agencies
concerned with Nebraska’s future transportation system.
of Roads and an experienced consultant will work together with state,
local and tribal agencies, transportation organizations and the general
All interested citizens are encouraged to be involved.
- Identify Nebraska’s transportation trends and desired
(click to view Draft Goals & Objectives) for the future.
- Provide a “vision” for the transportation system in
Nebraska. It will not be a list of specific projects.
- Examine existing and future needs of highways, local roads, rail,
freight, air, water, mass transit, bicycle and pedestrian facilities.
- Provide direction to help shape the transportation system to meet
a desired set of goals and objectives, and include suggested actions
and methods to measure progress and success.
- Contain guidance for cooperation and coordination with agencies,
groups and individuals outside the Department of Roads.
- Be a concise, understandable and dynamic document that can accommodate
changing circumstances related to all modes of transportation.