Bike or Bus to the Public Meeting This Thursday

13 Sep

Try a new mode for theTransportation Master Plan public meeting this Thursday, September 15, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting to unveil the Public Priorities will be at the Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street, on the south campus of UNOmaha.

Map courtesy of Sloan Dawson. Click the image to open larger version

We have organized four bike rides and a special express bus to give attendees an alternative mode option for arriving at the meeting.

Bike Routes to the Meeting

If you plan to participate in one of the bike rides, please note the following:

  • Each ride will use cycling infrastructure where available, but will otherwise follow the established rules of the road and obey all traffic laws, respecting all signs and signals.
  • Please wear a helmet, we want everyone to arrive in a safe and fun manner.
  • The return ride will be after sunset, please, please, please have a headlight and a tail light for your bike.

Route 1: Downtown via Metcalfe Park

Departs from the CenturyLink (formerly Qwest) Center parking lots at 5:30 p.m.
Rendezvous at Metcalfe Park at 5:45 p.m. – Depart at 5:55 p.m.
Ride leader is Sarah Johnson from Greenstreet Cycles
RSVP via Facebook

Route 2: Northwest via Democracy Park

Departs Bike Masters (5265 North 129th Street) at 5:30 p.m.
Rendezvous at Democracy Park at 5:45 p.m. – Depart at 5:55 p.m.
Ride leader is Dave Reinarz from Bike Masters
RSVP via Facebook

Route 3: South from Seymore Smith Park

Depart Seymore Smith Park, near the playground, at 5:50 p.m.
Ride leader is Angie Eikenberry
RSVP via Facebook

Route 4: Midtown from Trek Store (not on map)

Depart the Trek Store at 72nd and Jones at 6:00 p.m.
Ride Leader is Bryan Redemske
RSVP via Facebook

TMP Special – Bus from Westroads via Crossroads

Extra thanks to Metro for providing this special bus for the event.
Standard Fare: $1.25 each way
Departs Westroads Mall (In front of Dick’s Sporting Goods) at 5:40 p.m.
Arrive at Crossroads at 5:50 p.m.  (NW Parking garage at Cass and 72nd Street – free parking on fifth level of  garage)
Depart Crossroads at 6:00 p.m.
RSVP via Facebook

All groups, including the TMP Special bus depart 15 minutes after the end of the meeting.

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