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Transportation


Local Transit System


Since 1994, the Richardson County Transit (402.245.3664)has been serving the transportation needs of residents in Richardson County. They are only a phone call away at 402.245.3664 to schedule a ride or to inquire about rates. All rides are by advance appointment only. Service includes:

  • Within Falls City Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm.
  • Between communities, by advance appointment, using the following schedule:
    • Wednesday, 8:45 am, leave Falls City and provide service from Barada, Shubert, Stella and Verdon.
    • Wednesday, 10:30 am, leave Falls City and provide service from Rulo and Preston.
    • Wednesday, 1 pm, leave Falls City and provide return service to Barada, Shubert, Stella and Verdon.
    • Wednesday, 1:30 pm, leave Falls City and provide return service to Rulo and Preston.
    • Thursday, 8:45 am, leave Falls City and provide service from Verdon, Dawson, Humboldt and Salem.
    • Thursday, 1 pm, leave Falls City and provide return service to Verdon, Dawson, Humboldt and Salem.
    • Service to Lincoln, first and third Tuesdays with four or more riders or one medical.
    • Service to Omaha, second and fourth Tuesdays with four or more riders or one medical.

Motor Carrier


  • Highway bus service available
  • 2 federal highways serving city
  • 2 state highways serving city
  • City is NOT within one mile of an interstate highway interchange
  • Names of nearest interstate highways: I-29; I-80; I-70
  • Distance to nearest interstate interchange: 25 miles

Motor freight carriers serving community:

  • Interstate carriers: 6
  • Intrastate carriers: 2

Time in transit for carload or truckload lots to (city days by railroad/motor freight):

  • Chicago (4/2)
  • Dallas (3/2)
  • Denver (4/1)
  • Kansas City (1/1)
  • Los Angeles (5/3)
  • Minneapolis (3/2)
  • New York (5/2)
  • St. Louis (2/1)

Air


  • Distance to nearest public airport: 1 mile
  • Elevation: 991 feet
  • Type of runway: Hard surface
  • Length of longest runway: 4,200 feet
  • Runway lighted: Yes
  • Private aircraft storage available: Yes
  • Private aircraft maintenance available: Yes

Location of air transportation:

  • Kansas City International Airport: 91 miles
  • Omaha Eppley Airfield: 107 miles
  • Names of airlines serving: Air Canada, American, American West, Delta, Delta Express, Frontier, Midwest Express, Northwest, Southwest, United, US Airways, US Airways Express.

Barge


  • City does NOT adjoin navigable river
  • Distance to nearest barge dock: 14 miles

Rail


  • Community served by railroad
  • Distance to nearest loading point: 0 miles (grain)
  • Number of freight train trips per day: 5* (does not include coal trains)
  • No functional piggy back ramp available
  • Distance to nearest piggy back ramp service: 100 miles
  • Names of railroads: Burlington Nortdern Santa Fe, Union Pacific Railroad