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Metro service changes to begin Sunday, May 23rd

May 13, 2021

Effective Sunday, May 23rd, Metro will introduce modified service schedules […]

MetroNEXT Round 1 kicks off with virtual engagement

April 30, 2021

Here at Metro, we’re planning […]

Metro to provide free rides on election day with “Bus to Ballot”

April 22, 2021

Metro announced today that bus […]

2021 Public Transit Week: April 11-17

March 25, 2021

On Wednesday, March 23rd, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation […]

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Metro Transit announces free rides for K-12 students with pilot program

April 22, 2021

Metro Transit announced today “K-12 Rides Free,” a pilot program to offer free transit access for kindergarten through 12th-grade students in the Omaha region. “Through this program, Metro will be working with schools and students to connect them to public transportation,” […]

Metro Transit announces ORBT free fare extension

March 25, 2021

Today, Metro Transit announced that the current ORBT free fare period will be extended to early summer. “We’re glad to offer riders more opportunities to experience high quality transit without needing a fare,” said Metro’s CEO, Lauren Cencic. “We’ve seen tremendous […]

Metro Transit updates pandemic procedures, implements federal mask mandate

February 1, 2021

Effective Monday, February 1st at 11:59 p.m., face coverings must be worn to ride Metro Transit buses and paratransit vans and access Metro facilities. Riders not wearing an appropriate face covering will be denied service. Metro is following requirements from […]

Metro Service Increases, Route Changes Coming Mid-November

November 6, 2020

OMAHA, Neb – From Sunday, November 15th through Wednesday, November 18th, Metro Transit will introduce various route changes to increase service, expand routes, and coordinate with the launch of its first rapid transit line, ORBT. “By making these service increases […]

Bus Ridership Increased Forty Percent on Election Day

November 4, 2020

OMAHA, Neb – Metro Transit saw bus ridership increase almost forty percent during its Bus to Ballot initiative Tuesday. Bus and MOBY paratransit services were fare-free for Election Day to help ensure that transportation was not a barrier to vote. […]

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