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2021 Public Transit Week: April 11-17

March 25, 2021

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

Metro announces public transportation enhancement initiative, MetroNEXT

February 25, 2021

Metro announced today MetroNEXT, a […]

Metro installs shelters at ORBT Stops

February 22, 2021

This week, Metro installed upgraded passenger shelters at three ORBT […]

Metro to open ORBT Stops at 33rd, Park Avenue

December 22, 2020

Metro continues to make improvements to ORBT.  On Wednesday, December […]

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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. […]

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% […]

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