Omaha Metro

Omaha, NE 68102

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2222 Cuming Street
Omaha, NE 68102
United States
http://www.ometro.com/
402.341.0800
402.342.0949

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Metro is responsible for the operation of fixed route, express/commuter bus downtown weekday rush hour and ADA  Paratransit service within the city limits of Omaha.

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Management

Omaha Metro looks to future with move to Regional Metropolitan Transit Authority

June 24, 2022
This move opens the door for Omaha Metro to take its public transportation services beyond Omaha’s city limits.
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Omaha Metro extends K-12 rides free program through summer

May 23, 2022
The pilot program provides free bus, MOBY and ORBT rides for all kindergarten through 12th grade students in Omaha and surrounding area during regular service hours.
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Omaha Metro charges forward with first electric buses

March 29, 2022
The 40-foot New Flyer electric buses began service March 29.
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Fare Collection

Omaha Metro Transit introduces contactless fare payment option Umo

Sept. 21, 2021
With Umo, riders can board and manage accounts with a mobile app, or board with Umo smart cards and manage accounts online.
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Fare Collection

Omaha Metro to begin ORBT fares Oct. 1 with introduction of contactless fare payment system

Sept. 8, 2021
With Umo, riders will board and manage accounts with a mobile app, or board with Umo smart cards and manage accounts online.
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Infrastructure

Omaha Metro identifies 24th Street as next transit priority corridor

July 23, 2021
The region will benefit from enhanced transit along the 24th Street corridor by providing fast, reliable, safe and frequent service with enhanced amenities along a line that connects...
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Management

Omaha Metro announces public transit enhancement initiative, MetroNEXT

Feb. 26, 2021
The yearlong effort will consider improvements to existing routes, new service types, potential service expansion and more.
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Omaha Metro began service on its ORBT line on Nov. 18.
Omaha Metro began service on its ORBT line on Nov. 18.
Omaha Metro began service on its ORBT line on Nov. 18.
Omaha Metro began service on its ORBT line on Nov. 18.
Omaha Metro began service on its ORBT line on Nov. 18.
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Rapid transit arrives in Omaha with launch of ORBT

Nov. 18, 2020
The BRT line began service Nov. 18 and will provide a fast, reliable transit connection along one of Omaha’s most well-traveled corridors.
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Omaha Metro Transit bus ridership increased forty percent on Election Day

Nov. 5, 2020
Bus and MOBY paratransit services were fare-free for Election Day to help ensure that transportation was not a barrier to vote.
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Omaha Metro Transit selects Lauren Cencic as agency’s new CEO

July 31, 2020
Cencic was previously with the L.A. Metro where she led various projects as a senior director.

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Management

Three transit agencies reach ridership milestones in Q1 2023

April 10, 2023
Omaha Metro’s ORBT, Florida’s Tri-Rail and L.A. Metro’s Metro Micro pilot all notched significant ridership increases that the agencies say demonstrate the value of new and streamlined...
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Connecting the Dots

April 21, 2021
How Omaha Metro Transit’s ORBT became the new backbone for the system.

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Management

Omaha Metro Transit beings executive director search

April 14, 2020
Candidate recommendations will be provided to the board of directors, who will make the final selection.
ORBT Rendering
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Infrastructure

Omaha city’s transit authority will begin ORBT platform construction

Aug. 1, 2019
Metro Transit announced construction for Omaha, Neb.’s first bus rapid transit line will begin mid August on the ORBT stations. Metro’s construction team, led by The Weitz Company...
Bus Builders, Components & Accessories

Omaha Metro Lowers Emissions with Fully-Accessible Buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. announced that the Transit Authority of the city of Omaha has awarded New Flyer with an order for eighteen 35-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses....
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Omaha Metro Announces Contract Award for Environmentally-Friendly Buses

Oct. 20, 2017
Metro Transit’s fleet is getting greener with the receipt of five new buses and the contract award for 23 more to replace older models.
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Omaha Metro Transit Announces First Purchase of CNG Powered Buses

Aug. 3, 2017
Omaha Metro Transit’s Board of Directors has approved the purchase of nine compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered buses for Metro’s paratransit service, MOBY.
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Omaha Metro Celebrates Nebraska Public Transit Week

April 12, 2016
Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed April 10-16, 2016 Nebraska Public Transit Week.
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Metro’s Partnership with UNO Reaches Milestone

Sept. 28, 2015
On Feb. 1, 2011, Metro Transit and the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Student Government launched the MavRide Pass Program. During the past 13 semesters, students’ use of the...
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Metro Transit Introduces Revised Bellevue Express with Free Rides

Aug. 24, 2015
Beginning Aug. 24, residents of Bellevue will have improved commute times and new routing along Fort Crook Road on Express Route 95 to downtown Omaha. Prior to the launch, the...
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Omaha Metro Hosts BRT Open House

Aug. 13, 2015
Metro Transit is hosting an Open House to introduce preliminary conceptual station designs for the Dodge Street Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line. A BRT is a high performance and rapid...