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We Need Your Story! | Omaha At A Human Scale

As we turn the corner into the final months of 2018, we would like to invite the community to share their experiences of the city at “human scale.” This is in contrast to how much of the city is built and how most people experience moving through the environment: automotive scale. We will be highlighting joys and challenges of using active transportation modes in Omaha and the experience of encountering the environment at human scale. Check out our first post in this blog series, A Tale about a Bench and over 150 gallons of trash with Cindy Teft

Get out and Vote! | Polls Close November 6

Recently. we posted a blog article about how voters are planning to get out and vote. How are you getting to the polls? Voting early? Voting by mail? Walking to your polling place? We have a list of resources in this blog for organizations offering rides to the poll as well as how to find your polling place. Read more.

Last Month's Event Recaps!

(Counter Clockwise from top left) Ride the Bus With Us! - Bike With Us! - Nebraska Bike/Walk Summit).

Upcoming Mode Shift Events!

  • Transit Team Meetup - Monday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. - Kitchen Table Central. Topic: Bus rides, bus stops & bus benches. Invite a friend who cares about transit!
  • Get out and Vote! - Wednesday, Nov. 6 
  • Walkability Team Meeting - Thursday, Nov. 7 | 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. - UNO CEC (Room 226)
  • Mode Shift Coffee Chat - Friday, Nov. 16 | 8 – 9 a.m. -Check our Facebook for the location here. Topic: A Roundtable about 2019 Transportation Issues for Omaha.
  • Mayor's Active Living Advisory Committee - Wednesday, Nov. 21 | 3 – 4:30 p.m. at Omaha-Douglas Civic Center (1819 Farnam St) 
  • Monthly Membership Meeting - Wednesday, Nov. 28 | 7 – 8:30 p.m. at UNO CEC | Invite a friend on Facebook!
Community News
  • Complete Street Safety Project - Location: North 24th Street. Learn more here.
  • North Omaha Citizens' Academy - Dates: January 12 & 26 - Sign up here
 

Our Membership Perks

  • Discounts at Local Businesses - including gym memberships and $1 off beer at 3 local beer joints in Omaha. Check out the full list here.
  • Lending Library - Come check out a book or a radar/speed gun! Our resource library is a free perk for all members to enjoy. Located at the Omaha Bicycle Company in Benson.
  • Thought-provoking Leadership & Advocacy - Being at the forefront of innovative conversations with City Officials and Planners around transit in Omaha. 
  • Satisfaction from supporting Mode Shift's Vision and Mission
Become a member today!

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