Metro Transit unveiled the first of 50 new bus shelters Thursday afternoon.
“We look forward to improving accessibility, comfort, and convenience for our riders” Curt Simon, Metro’s Executive Director, said in a release. “This project will enhance connections all around Omaha."
The new shelters will be rolled out over a five-month span. Overall, 12 new locations will have shelters. Including shelters added near the Henry Doorly Zoo, Kroc Center, Open Door Mission, Seventy Five North and Aksarben.
“Having access to safe, covered shelters to await incoming buses will be an asset for this neighborhood. We appreciate our partnership with Metro Transit and look forward to making North 30th Street increasingly pedestrian friendly," Cydney Franklin, Senior Program Director with Seventy Five North, said.