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

May 3, 2022

Metro will be providing fare-free […]

2022 Nebraska Public Transit Week: April 17-23

April 15, 2022

On Wednesday, February 2nd, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation […]

Metro Charges Forward with First Electric Buses in Omaha

March 29, 2022

Metro Transit will soon power […]

Metro seeks public feedback on MetroNEXT scenarios

February 18, 2022

This March, Metro will be seeking public input on the […]

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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 […]

Metro to continue MetroNEXT planning with virtual meetings

November 5, 2021

Next week, Metro Transit will begin hosting virtual meetings to continue its strategic planning initiative, MetroNEXT, which aims to outline a path toward enhanced public transit for the region. Through these meetings, Metro will be seeking input from the public […]

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