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Metro Transit sees ridership growth across network, record-breaking ridership on ORBT

September 27, 2021

Metro Transit transported more passengers […]

ORBT fares to begin Oct. 1 with the introduction of contactless fare payment system, Umo

September 3, 2021

Metro is preparing to introduce […]

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 […]

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Metro Transit introduces contactless fare payment option, Umo

September 20, 2021

Today, Metro’s bus and MOBY paratransit riders can begin using the new contactless fare payment option, Umo (pronounced “you-mo”). With Umo, riders can board and manage accounts with a mobile app, or board with Umo smart cards and manage accounts […]

ORBT fares to begin Oct. 1 with the introduction of contactless fare payment system, Umo

September 3, 2021

Metro Transit is preparing to introduce a new, contactless option to its fare payment system – Umo. With Umo, riders will board and manage accounts with a mobile app, or board with Umo smart cards and manage accounts online. The […]

Metro Transit ready for new school year after successful summer of K-12 Rides Free

August 20, 2021

Metro Transit is welcoming students on board this school year with the ongoing “K-12 Rides Free” pilot program. Students have logged more than 11,000 rides in the program’s first three months.   “Students have really embraced the Metro system through this pilot program,” said Metro CEO, Lauren […]

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,” […]

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