Mode Shift Omaha is a nonprofit transportation advocacy organization that was founded in 2011 by a group of engaged citizens passionate about improving transportation equity in Omaha, Nebraska. Download a Mode Shift fact sheet here.

Our Vision

A city where anybody can:

  • Safely and efficiently walk, cycle, take public transit, or use 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.

Our Mission

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

We achieve our mission through information 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.

Our Values

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

Join us!

We host Member Meetings every fourth Wednesday of the month. Join us regardless of your membership status to hear updates on local transportation projects, Mode Shift Omaha news, and opportunities for community outreach and engagement. If you’d like to become a card carrying MSO member, choose a membership level and join the org here!

We have several action teams to join if you have a particular area of interest. Email us to get plugged in to our Bike, Walkability, Missing Middle Housing, or Transit Teams! They all meet regularly and are always looking for new members.

Or, simply engage with us online! Contribute blog posts or comment on a story that catches your interest. Connect with Mode Shift Omaha on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and contact us to submit ideas or content at

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. See our monthly email archives here.

Support our work by making a donation.

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

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