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Metro Unveils New Website

October 28, 2020

Welcome to the new!  If you’re reading this, you’ve […]

Metro to Provide Free Bus and Paratransit Rides on Election Day

October 22, 2020

Metro Transit announced today that […]

Metro Partners with Omaha by Design on “Art+ ORBT”

October 14, 2020

Metro announced today a partnership […]

ORBT to Launch Mid-November with Promotional Free Fares

October 8, 2020

Metro officials announced today that […]

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Temporary Changes to Route 92 Starting November 18

October 28, 2020

Beginning on November 18, Metro will temporarily modify Route 92 to align with the launch of ORBT and respond to changing ridership patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic. Route 92 & COVID-19 Ridership on Route 92 has been down about 90% […]

Metro Identifies New CEO

July 30, 2020

Metro Transit’s Board of Directors announced Thursday its intention to hire Lauren Cencic as Metro’s new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Executive Director Curt Simon, who is retiring after 33 years of service. “Lauren possesses all the qualities we sought in […]

Service Increases, Route Changes to Begin July 26th

July 14, 2020

Beginning Sunday, July 26th, Metro will increase bus service and make select route changes in an effort to improve efficiency, serve new areas, and allow for more social distancing on board. Changes include: New Service in North Downtown To better […]

Route 2 – ORBT Update

June 19, 2020

Later this year, Metro will replace Route 2 with ORBT, Omaha’s first bus rapid transit line. In anticipation of this change, Metro hosted two open houses in March for riders whose trips may be affected. A third open house was […]

Front Door Boarding, Fare Collection to Resume on Metro Buses June 15th

June 3, 2020

Starting Monday, June 15th, front door boarding and fare collection will resume on all Metro buses and MOBY paratransit vehicles. Staff is in the process of installing safety shields around bus driver seats, which will reduce contact between drivers and […]

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