Demonstration Videos & Resources

Demonstration “How To” Videos

What do I need to know about riding the bus?

How to properly fit a bike (or scooter) helmet–protect your brain–it’s really important!!

Where is Annex 22 and how to do I get to bike parking and the locker rooms?

How should I lock up my bike? (P.S. always to a bike rack, never a railing)

How do I load my bike to the Metro bus rack?

What is TravelSmart?

Learn more about TravelSmart in this 4 minute video.

Watch this short video to see the benefits your colleagues discovered by riding the bus:

 

TravelSmart Forum

An in-depth description of the TravelSmart forum with  Q&A time at the end:

 Additional Resources

Emergency Ride Home (402.934.8766)

Frequently Asked Questions 

Parking Fees Explained 

TravelSmart Daily-Rate Flexible Parking Map – Displays the locations of the daily-rate flexible parking areas

TravelSmart Options CalculatorBased on your personal situation, this calculator will help determine the financial savings and environmental benefits of each active mode AND confirm if it makes financial sense to keep or cancel your current parking permit

TravelSmart Flyer – One-page “image-based” explanation of the TravelSmart program

TravelSmart Recognition Wall – List of all TravelSmart participants

BIKE RELATED

Below are some helpful resources connected to riding your bike to campus.

  • Campus Bike Map – shows locations of indoor bike storage, locker/shower facilities, and outdoor bike racks
  • Omaha-Council Bluffs Bike Map (and app) –– This map is designed as a tool to help you find routes to take you through the region by bicycle. You’ll also find information here about the BikeOmaha system and Heartland B-cycle (Omaha’s growing bike share program.)
    This map is phone and tablet friendly.
  • Biking & Taking the Bus – Omaha Metro’s explanation of how to load your bike to the rack on the front of the bus
  • League of American Bicyclists – national organization with great resources about how to safely and efficiently commute to work/school by bike
  • Omaha Bikes – local nonprofit organization with tips and resources for biking to work/school
  • City of Omaha Public Works Reporting App  — If you see an issue with a street, sidewalk, or signage please report it to Omaha public works using their web page or app. 
    Omaha Mobile App is a real time mobile civic engagement tool for Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha Mobile App provides a free, simple, and intuitive tool empowering people to identify civic issues (public safety, quality of life, & environmental issues) and report for quick resolution; an opportunity for government to use technology to save time, money, improve services, and improve accountability to those they govern; and a positive, collaborative platform for real action.
    Get the app here
    You can also report issues online here

BUS RELATED 

Below are some helpful resources connected to riding the bus.

  • Park & Ride – Omaha Metro’s list of Park & Ride locations
  • Biking & Taking the Bus – Omaha Metro’s explanation of how to load your bike to the rack on the front of the bus
  • Bus Riding Tips – Omaha Metro’s guidelines and suggestions for how to ride the bus

CARPOOL

Metro Rideshare Carpool Matching

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Frequently Asked Questions about TravelSmart.

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