Mode Shift Omaha is a public transportation advocacy nonprofit organization that was founded in 2011 by a group of engaged citizens passionate about improving transportation options in Omaha, Nebraska.


Influencing Omaha to become a city where anybody can:

  • Safely and efficiently walk, cycle, take public transit, or choose other sustainable and less costly modes of transportation,
  • Have a say, through democratic and transparent processes, in how the city and streets are designed and funded, and
  • Experience a high quality of life.


To advocate for transportation options that enhance quality of life and opportunities for everyone to live, work, and play.

We achieve our mission through education and engagement with members and the public, influencing policies and decision-making related to transportation and land use design, and monitoring transportation policies and plans and their implementation.


We value safety, transparency, democratic engagement, and equality for all transportation users.

Mode Shift Omaha is a member of the Alliance for Biking and Walking.

Join us! 

Meet us every third Friday of the month for a morning Coffee Chat to learn about transportation-related perspectives and news from leaders in Omaha.

We host Member Meetings every fourth Wednesday of the month. Join us to hear updates on local transportation projects, Mode Shift Omaha news, and opportunities for community outreach and engagement.

If you want to contribute your time and skills while building a conscious-minded community, consider applying for our Ambassador Program, launching soon! Advocate about transportation policies and plans while interfacing with the City government, neighborhood associations, and community organizations. Ambassadors will help build our capacity as a growing nonprofit organization by representing Mode Shift Omaha within the community on important outreach initiatives. 

Or, simply engage with us online! Contribute blog posts, design your ideal transportation system, or comment on a story that catches your interest. Connect with Mode Shift Omaha on Facebook and Twitter, and contact us to submit ideas or content at info@modeshiftomaha.org

Sign up for our mail list to be the first to hear Mode Shift Omaha news and to stay informed on transportation issues in Omaha.

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