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Holiday Hours

Metro Transit will be closing our administrative offices at 1:30pm on Friday December 30th , and will be closed all day on Monday January 2nd, in observance of the holiday.   Bus service will be reduced on Saturday December 31st and will not run on Sunday January 1st.  For more information on reduced service please see the… Read more »

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Free Bus Rides on Election Day

Metro is offering complimentary travel on Election Day to ensure that transportation is not a barrier to anyone in our community wishing to vote. From 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM, on Tuesday, November 8th, bus passengers can get a ride to vote for the candidates of their choice, free of charge on all Metro bus… Read more »

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Books are Treats 2016

Come join us on Sunday, October 30th, for Books Are Treats! The event runs from 1 – 4 p.m. in the Old Market at 11th & Howard Streets. The Books Are Treats event will bring thousands of books in a Metro transit bus to the Old Market. The public is invited to browse the books and take home… Read more »

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Metro Customer Service

Metro Customer Service is back in service and is available to assist you.  Please be advised that due to high call volume, wait times may be longer than normal. Thank you for your patience. (10/12/2016 – 9:35AM)

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2016 Live Well Omaha Commuter Challenge

May 1st marks the beginning of the annual Live Well Omaha Commuter Challenge! The goal of the Live Well Omaha Commuter Challenge is to encourage people in the Omaha metropolitan area to try active transportation. Join the challenge and track your progress from May 1st – September 30th. You have the opportunity to win some… Read more »

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Sarpy County Transit Study

The Sarpy County Transit Feasibility Study is underway. The purpose of the study is to look at short-term and long-term public transportation options in the County.  Limited service is available today; however what is the vision for the future? Please complete the survey. Your answers will help identify critical transportation needs and develop solutions in… Read more »

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Nebraska Public Transit Week — 04/10/16 – 04/16/16

Governor Pete Ricketts has proclaimed April 10-16, 2016 as Public Transit Week in the State of Nebraska. The Metro Transit Board of Directors has also passed a resolution reaffirming this recognition and extending their thanks to all Metro employees for their important role in delivering high quality transit service to the Omaha area.

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Books are Treats 2015

Come join us on Sunday, October 25th, for Books Are Treats! The event runs from 1-4 p.m. in the Old Market at 11th & Howard Streets. The Books Are Treats event will bring books in a Metro transit bus to the Old Market. The public is invited to browse the books and take home up to three books… Read more »

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Little Steps, Big Impact 2015

Metro Transit announces a “first step” to improve the metropolitan area’s air quality. Thanks to a Nebraska Environmental Trust grant, Metro Transit will incorporate the benefits of compressed natural gas (CNG) into their current transit fleet to contribute to cleaner, healthier air.  Metro will purchase four (4) CNG powered vans for their ADA complementary paratransit… Read more »

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Great Things are Coming to Metro!

On September 15, 2014, US Department of Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, visited Omaha to personally announce that Metro was awarded a competitive federal TIGER grant for $15 million dollars towards building a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Omaha. Why is this a Big Deal? TIGER grants are extremely competitive.  Metro’s project was selected as… Read more »

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