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Transportation

MCC Commutes

Read transportation testimonials from staff members.

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Metro Transit - Pass To Class

  • Metropolitan Community College credit, ESL and GED students, as well as Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program members are eligible for a Pass to Class, which provides free transit rides to class and education-related trips during the quarter. Passes are available through Student Services at every MCC location for credit, ESL and GED students. VUB and 180 Re-entry members should contact their program to attain a pass.

    • Fall 2019 P2C passes are available and active Aug. 26-Nov. 18. 

  • The MCC South Omaha Campus has a Metro bus transit station built into the Connector Building, providing for convenient bus transportation and transfer to and from campus.

  • NEW! Bus users can now plan their route and track their bus in real time using MyRideOMA. You can also plan your route with Google Transit, call Metro Transit at 402-341-0800, or visit ometro.com. Please note, Park and Ride locations are not listed when planning your route. Park and Rides are locations where you can park your car can catch a bus. See the Park and Ride location list on the Metro Transit website. Westroads mall and Aksarben are also Park and Ride locations but are not listed on the website. 


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Bicycle

  • All MCC locations offer secure bicycle parking. Check out the campus/center maps for bicycle parking locations.

  • Visit Omaha Bikes for biking information and MAPA for good bicycle routes throughout the region.

  • Check out this Omaha information for two-wheeled pedestrians via Google map.

  • Heartland B-Cycle locations are available at the Fort Omaha and South Omaha Campuses. Learn more about memberships and how to check out bikes on the Heartland B-Cycle website.

 

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Carpool

  • MCC offers prime parking spaces to carpoolers.

  • To find carpool partners, talk to your fellow students and colleagues.

    • Sign up for free at MetrO! Rideshare. With this noncommercial service, you can anonymously contact others who are interested in carpooling and are traveling your way.

Quick Transportation Stats

  • In 2007, Nebraskans consumed 43.7 million barrels of oil in the transportation of people and goods.1

  • Nationwide, 28 percent of the energy used in 2010 was attributed to transportation.2 MCC transportation encompasses the moving of people and goods to, from, around and between all seven MCC campus locations as well as off-campus learning sites.

What is MCC Doing?

  • For easier community access, the South Omaha Campus is physically connected to the Omaha Public Library's south branch and an Omaha Metro bus hub.

  • The Sarpy Center is connected to the La Vista Public Library.

  • MCC added two completely electric vehicles to its fleet in 2015 and another two in 2018.

  • MCC Facilities received a grant and has converted its first standard petroleum-fueled vehicle into a clean-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle.

Resources

  • Omaha Bikes

    Omaha Bikes is a community organization that promotes and advocates for improved transportation, utility and recreational bicycling infrastructure, opportunities and experiences for the people of Omaha, Nebraska and the surrounding area.

  • Omaha Metro

    Omaha Metro Transit is Omaha's public transit system. Starting in fall of 2009, Omaha Metro and MCC partnered to form the Pass to Class program, providing MCC credit students with free bus passes to campus locations and education-related sites on the Metro routes. For more information regarding Omaha Metro and its routes, visit ometro.com.

References

1U.S. Energy Information Administration: Nebraska
2U.S. Energy Information Administration: Annual Energy Review