What's Happening at Mode Shift?

The Summer is fast approaching and we have some exciting news and events to share! Scroll down to learn more about action team programs, plus our event details for Omaha Gives on May 22nd. It's gonna be a party! 

Five Minutes with MSO

This is a new and monthly feature where we bring you five minutes of issues facing transportation in Omaha, Nebraska generally and the world at large. Watch this video

Last Month's Event Recap

Writing letters to metro area senators encouraging their support of LB 492, Sen. Wayne's Regional Transit Authority bill.
We want to thank our volunteers for helping with bike valet at Earth Day this year! 

Upcoming Mode Shift Events!

  • Transit Oriented Development Meeting - Westroads, 90th Street & 84th Street Station Locations - May 13, 2019:   6-8PM Children’s Hospital, Glow Auditorium (8200 Dodge St.)
  • Mayor’s Active Living Advisory Committee - May 15th, 3 p.m. at City Hall
  • Walkability Team Meeting - (3rd Wednesdays) May 15th, 6:30 p.m. at UNO CEC - Learn more.
  • Coffee Chat - (3rd Fridays) May 17th, 8 a.m. | May's topic: DeOld Andersen Architects will show off their infill concepts. at Scooters Coffee 30th and Ames - Invite a friend!
  • Member Meeting Omaha Gives Party - (4th Wednesdays) May 22nd, 7-8:30 p.m. at Omaha Bicycle Company (6015 Maple St.) - This meeting will be replaced with a member party for Omaha Gives - expect pizza! Visit our FB events page for more details.
  • Metro Transit Monthly Board Meeting - Thursday, May 23rd, 8:30 a.m. at 2222 Cuming Street - Grab the Agenda.
  • Pedal Happy Potluck - (4th Thursdays) May 23rd, 7-9 p.m. at Omaha Bicycle Company (6015 Maple Street). 
  • Missing Middle Housing - June 5th, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Howlin' Hounds Coffee (712 S 16th St) - Details here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Joining an action team is the way to get more involved!

We have five action teams that you can join and their respective contacts are below. Find the best team that aligns with your passions and dive in! Details about each team and who to contact are below:
City Transparency
Urban Land Use
  • Communications team - this includes PR & Marketing strategy & community outreach efforts. If interested in this team, please contact us at 
  • Member meeting team - creating more interactive and engaging priorities for the membership - If interested in this team, please contact us at 
  • Transit Team - Help us plan monthly events like "Ride the Bus with Us" An outreach event that helps residents get out into the city via bus rides.

Get involved with other teams: Transit, Walkability, Biking, ULUT, Transparency/CIP - please contact us to find out upcoming opportunities and reach team co-chairs.

Become a member today!

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