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Feedback from our Membership

We took some time to request feedback from our membership, and we hear you  loud and clear! Here are the results: 

• 80% of respondents would recommend MSO to their friends which is up vs. last year
• Majority of people felt slight to little involvement in our activities
• Majority of people would like to feel very involved

From these results we have gathered that membership engagement is important to you. We are going to work on more calls to action for members to get involved with our activities. So if you are interested in those opportunities, read on!

March's Coffee Chat about the 24th Street Corridor.

Learn more about this 24th Street Study.

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
Transit
Walking
Biking
Urban Land Use

 

Earth Day April 13 at Elmwood Park (11a-5p) - Interested? Contact Nicole Wheeler at nicole.ann.wheeler@gmail.com

  • Help with Story booth and talk to visitors about transit options.
  • Help with bike valet.

Contact your state legislator on LB 492! Don’t know how? Ask Dawaune at dlamonthayes@gmail.com

Communications team - this includes PR & Marketing strategy & community outreach efforts. If interested, contact JoAnna at joanna@modeshiftomaha.org. 

Join our member meeting team - creating more interactive and engaging priorities for the membership - If interested in this team, please contact JoAnna at joanna@modeshiftomaha.org. 

Ride the Bus with Us: An outreach event that helps residents get out into the city via bus rides.

  • The team needs help with promoting & helping to plan it
  • Next location idea: Omaha Children’s Museum. Have other ideas? Contact Madeline via: madeline.brush@modeshiftomaha.org

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

Upcoming Mode Shift Events!

  • Bike Team Meeting - April 9th, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Vis Major Brewing
  • Transit Oriented Development Meeting - 35th / 33rd Street & Park Avenue Station Locations - April 11, 2019:  6:30 - 8:15PM Yates ECP (3260 Davenport St.)
  • Transit Oriented Development Meeting - 72nd Street & 62nd Street Station Locations - April 15, 2019:  6-8PM, First Christian Church (6630 Dodge St.)
  • Walkability Team Meeting - (3rd Wednesdays) April 17th, 6:30 p.m. at UNO CEC - Learn more.
  • Mayor’s Active Living Advisory Committee - April 17th, 3 p.m. at City Hall
  • Coffee Chat - (3rd Fridays) April 19th, 8 a.m., Stephen Osberg - Omaha Chamber of Commerce at Scooters Coffee 30th and Ames - Invite a friend!
    Member Meeting - (4th Wednesdays) April 25th, 7-8:30 p.m. - Learn more.
  • Metro Transit Monthly Board Meeting - Thursday, April 25th, 8:30 a.m. at 2222 Cuming Street - Grab the Agenda.
  • Missing Middle Housing - (4th Thursdays) April 25th, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Howlin' Hounds Coffee (712 S 16th St) - Details here.
  • Pedal Happy Potluck - (4th Thursdays) April 25th, 7-9 p.m. at Omaha Bicycle Company (6015 Maple Street). 
  • Transit Oriented Development Meeting - 24th Street, 20th/19th Street, 16th/15th Street, & 11th/10th Street - April 29, 2019:  5:30-7:30PM W. Dale Clark Main Library (215 S. 15th St.)
  • Transit Oriented Development Meeting - 49th Street & 42nd Street Station Locations - May 7, 2019:  6-8PM Buffet Cancer Center (505 S. 45th St.)
  • Transit Oriented Development Meeting - Westroads, 90th Street & 84th Street Station Locations - May 13, 2019:   6-8PM Children’s Hospital, Glow Auditorium (8200 Dodge St.)
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