Omaha Bikes


OUR VISION Anyone in Omaha, Nebraska and the surrounding area can easily, safely, and efficiently use a bike for a trip anywhere, anytime. To make Omaha a premier metropolitan area for the bicycling public. OUR MISSION 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.

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Address: 1516 Cuming st
Omaha, NE 68102
THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF A Each Bicycle Friendly Community℠
The League of American Bicyclists identifies six essential elements - known as the Six E's - that are consistent in making great places for bicycling. Those six essential elements are: Education, Encouragement, Equity, Enforcement, Evaluation, and Engineering. Omaha Bikes identifies each element as either a core (operational) focus or an advocacy focus.

CORE FOCI - internally led programs and events
EDUCATION
Children's Bike Safety - 2200+ children reached in partnership with Live Well Omaha
Adult Bike Safety and Traffic Skills
Bicycle-Friendly Driver

ENCOURAGEMENT
'Bike To' Event Parking - 4822 bikes parked with riders logging 11,500 miles and 1,600,000 million pounds of air emissions in 2016!
Dust Off Your Bike Safety Check
Handlebar Happy Hour

ADVOCACY FOCI - committee and stakeholder representation
EQUITY - Founding member Vision Zero Omaha Coalition
ENFORCEMENT - growing partnership with local law enforcement
EVALUATION - coordinate with municipalities on bike/pedestrian counts
ENGINEERING - Bike Omaha Network, Complete Streets, and Heartland 2050 Infrastructure Committees

YOUR SUPPORT HELPS US:
Increase event bike parking to 10,000 bikes
Educate 2,500 Bicycle-Friendly Drivers
Provide helmets and education for 5,000 children