Learn more about past Mode Shift Omaha projects. If you’re interested in helping restart these programs please reach out to us: info [at] modeshiftomaha.org
Past projects include:
- Citizens’ Academy – MSO partnered with One Omaha, Metropolitan Area Planning Agency, Douglas County Health Department, Omaha by Design, and Live Well Omaha to launch an annual training program in 2014. The Academy provided knowledge, skills, and connections that graduates can leverage to advocate for their vision of the community. Participants learned how different values and decisions shape the built environment of Omaha. MSO supported this training program through around 2017.
- Coffee Chats – For many years, MSO hosted a transportation speakers at an intimate, monthly event usually on a Friday morning from 8-9am at a local coffee shop.
- Commuter Tutor Program – MSO program working with the Hunger Collaborative’s clients to overcome transportation challenges and better get around Omaha via bike, walking, and transit.
- Midtown on the Move – Program in the Spring & Summer of 2017 encouraging Midtown Omaha residents to switch car trips to walking, biking, and busing.
- Omaha Safe Crossings – MSO’s Safe Crossings project launched in 2015 to bring attention to making intersections safer for people of all ages and abilities who walk, bike, or use other mobility aids. The project included intersection and sidewalk audits
- Transparency Project – MSO dug into Omaha’s Capital Improvement Plans (CIPs), mapped years of this data, and pushed the City of Omaha to improve the data and presentation of these plans and to rank projects as required by the City Charter.