Why We Care
We care about the streetcar because we care about Omaha. The truth is, Omaha would be fine without a streetcar.
Fine isn’t good enough for us.
“The momentum we have to forever change our urban core is undeniable.”
Mayor of Omaha
Mayor Stothert defends streetcar proposal
Jan. 11, 2023
“We can take this visionary step to expand jobs, housing and transportation options without asking taxpayers to foot the bill — because the streetcar generates its own funding through TIF.”
President, Omaha Streetcar Authority
Midlands Voices: Omaha’s streetcar is a vehicle for more than transportation
Omaha World Herald: Midlands Voices
June 26, 2022
“A modern streetcar is a vehicle for much more than transportation.”
Scott Dobbe, AIA
Executive Director, Omaha by Design
“The streetcar is uniquely suited to shape development in our region’s urban core to produce a more vibrant, walkable area.”
Director, Transportation & Urban Development, Greater Omaha Chamber
Where to Move My 110-Year-Old Company
Todd Murphy, CEO
Universal Information Services
“Streetcars can play a role in the broader transportation network of Omaha.”
Metro Board of Directors
Connect, Think Small, Restore/Repurpose
Former Executive Director, Restoration Exchange Omaha
“When people move, people mix.”
Steve Gordon, Jr.
What other cities are saying…
We know you care too.
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