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Transportation
Transportation
MCC Commutes! Click on images of staff members to read their Transportation Testimonials!

 

Transportation

Metro Transit

  • MCC students currently enrolled in classes are eligible for a Pass to Class, which provides free transit rides to class and for education-related trips. Passes are available through Student Services at every MCC location.
  • MCC's 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.
  • To plan your route with Google Transit call Metro Transit at 402-341-0800 or visit www.ometro.com.

 

Bicycle

 

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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 that 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 Facilities received a grant and has converted its first standard petroleum-fueled vehicle into a clean-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle.
  • MCC was proud to host the all-electric Tesla Roadster Sportscar on its trek across the country for the Renew America Roadtrip in July 2009.

 

Resources

  • Activate Omaha
    Join the Activate Omaha initiative an get motivated to incorporate more activity into your daily life. From bike trails and walking paths to city gardens and skate parks, help yourself and Omaha become more fitness-conscious. Visit www.activateomaha.org for details.
  • 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 www.ometro.com

 

References

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

 
 
 
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