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Metro operating extra buses in anticipation of Memorial Park Concert, detours planned

July 19, 2022

This Friday, July 22, as […]

Metro Transit celebrates 50 years of serving the community

July 1, 2022

OMAHA, Neb. — Metro turned […]

Metro offering numerous routes to Gene Leahy Mall, including ORBT

June 30, 2022

OMAHA, Neb. — The Gene […]

Metro looks to the future with move to a Regional Metropolitan Transit Authority

June 23, 2022

Metro’s Board of Directors voted […]

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Heartland Bike Share & ORBT partner to improve connections along Dodge Street

June 6, 2022

ORBT stations will soon be providing more than just bus rides – 14 new Heartland Bike Share stations and 100 new e-bikes will be introduced along the ORBT route this summer to provide more connectivity across Omaha. The project will […]

Metro Extends K-12 Rides Free Program Through Summer

May 20, 2022

Today, Metro announced the extension of K-12 Rides Free through students’ summer break. The program provides free transit access for kindergarten through 12th grade students in the Omaha area. “The K-12 Rides Free program has shown us how many students […]

Metro prepares for the future with approved MetroNEXT Plan

April 28, 2022

At the April meeting, Metro’s Board of Directors voted to adopt the MetroNEXT Plan. This plan will guide transit investments and priorities to 2030 for the Omaha area. This plan came out of a yearlong strategic planning and public engagement […]

Metro to present MetroNEXT draft plan to public

April 5, 2022

This April, Metro Transit will be bringing the final draft of its MetroNEXT plan to the public. The plan addresses ways to guide transit investments and priorities to 2030, including a list of projects. MetroNEXT is Metro’s yearlong strategic planning […]

Metro Transit awarded $1.6 million federal grant to study 24th Street

November 19, 2021

On Friday, Metro Transit announced it will receive a $1.6 million competitive federal RAISE grant to study the 24th Street corridor for potential transit enhancements. “We’re humbled and honored to be awarded such a selective grant and look forward to […]

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