February Coffee Chat (Trails Update) & Membership Meeting (BRT)

17 Feb

Our monthly signature events are just around the corner. Here’s the scoop:

Coffee Chat this Friday, February 20, 8 – 9am at Howlin’ Hounds.
Eric Williams is the Natural Resources Planner at the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, and the Project Manager for the NRD’s involvement in trail projects. He will present information about current and summer 2015 trail projects in the metro — including the new connection of the South Omaha Trail, Phase 2, and the West Papio Trail from 90th to 108th & Giles.

MSO Membership Meeting, Wednesday, February 25, 7 – 8:30pm at the Pizza Shoppe.
Omaha’s Metro Area Transit received a $14.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (TIGER Grant) to build Omaha’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. It’s kind of a big deal. Lauren Cencic from Metro, who is managing the project, will be on hand to give us an update and answer questions. As a reminder, we’ve formed a BRT task force whose aim is to ensure that Omaha’s BRT suits our city well.

More information on the BRT:
TIGER Application
.S. Department of Transportation Announcement

2 Responses to “February Coffee Chat (Trails Update) & Membership Meeting (BRT)”

  1. Jim Schneider February 10, 2016 at 12:04 pm #

    is the Feb. meeting Wed. the 24th or Thur. the 25th? There is no Wed. the 25th….

    • modeshiftomaha February 12, 2016 at 2:30 pm #

      Hi Jim, it looks like you were referring to the February 2015 post instead of this year’s February post. The Member Meeting is Wednesday, February 24th at 7pm. Hope you can make it!

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