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Metro identifies 24th Street as next transit priority corridor

July 22, 2021

Throughout 2021, Metro staff has […]

Metro installs onboard fare readers in preparation for contactless payment system

June 23, 2021

Metro has begun installing new […]

Bus to the ballpark

June 15, 2021

Heading to TD Ameritrade for this year’s College World Series? Let […]

Metro to extend free ORBT fares to fall

June 10, 2021

Free fares on Metro’s first rapid transit line, ORBT, will […]

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Metro identifies 24th Street as next transit priority corridor

July 22, 2021

Metro Transit has identified 24th Street as the next transit priority corridor through its public engagement and strategic planning initiative, MetroNEXT. 24th Street was selected after analyzing 15 potential corridors for a variety of factors, including current bus ridership, people […]

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 […]

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