Power the movement toward vibrant communities.

No matter how you choose to move around the city, Complete Streets can make life better for everyone – whether we’re walking, riding a bike, driving our cars or taking the bus.

Omaha, Let's Complete Our Streets!

The Vision

Our vision is to create great places and enhance our quality of life.
The City of Omaha will provide safe, accessible streets for all users.

News and Updates

Work Begins on Complete Streets Design Guide!

The City of Omaha has been working hard to move toward implementation of the Complete Streets Policy adopted by the City Council in September of last year. The project team has enlisted Toole Design Group (TDG) to assist in the development of a Complete Streets Design Guide as required by the policy. TDG has extensive Read More

Omaha City Council Approves Complete Streets Policy

The Omaha City Council has given the green light to a new public policy that will guide the future development of Omaha’s streets. On a 7-0 vote Aug. 18, the council approved amending the Transportation Element of the City of Omaha’s Master Plan to include a complete streets policy that will formalize Omaha’s intent to Read More

Complete Streets Policy Unanimously Passes Planning Board

The approval of an amendment to the Transportation Element of the City’s Master Plan regarding Complete Streets unanimously passed the Omaha Planning Board on July 1. The next steps are Omaha City Council with a first reading tentatively scheduled for late July and the public hearing in August. If you are interested in testifying in Read More

Complete Streets Policy before the Planning Board July 1st

The Complete Street Policy will come before the City of Omaha Planning Board on July 1st at 1:30 pm. Congratulations to all of the stakeholders and working group members for getting to this stage! See the latest draft of the Complete Streets Policy .

Input Sought on Guidelines, Process, Checklist

The Complete Streets Omaha Stakeholder Committee met April 20, 2015, at the University of Nebraska at Omaha to help finalize the documentation related to creating a practical public policy (final draft) that will guide the future development of Omaha’s streets. Input is sought on the following three documents: Complete Streets Implementation Guidelines Complete Streets 5-Year Read More

Photo Shoot Relates Space to Mode of Transport

North Rhine-Westphalia, the most populous state of Germany, is making a concerted effort to encourage its communities to become bicycle friendly. The City of Munster, population 291,754, has an advertising campaign that compares the space used by various modes of travel and the advantages of using public transit and bicycling. The Complete Streets Omaha team Read More

Stakeholder Committee to Meet Jan. 26

The Complete Streets Omaha Stakeholder Committee will meet Monday, Jan. 26, from 4:00 to 6:00pm at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus. The agenda will include: – A welcome and update – Small group discussion on opportunities and challenges – A case study on 48th Street/Q&A – Read More

Partners Launch Complete Streets Omaha

Four local groups are partnering with the City of Omaha to create a practical public policy that will guide the future development of Omaha’s streets. The City of Omaha, the Douglas County Health Department, Omaha by Design, CHI Health and Live Well Omaha have launched Complete Streets Omaha, the name of the policy development effort. Read More


Six organizations have come together to create Complete Streets Omaha, a practical public policy that will guide the future development of Omaha's streets.

Complete Streets Omaha Co-Chairs

  • ADI POUR, Ph.D., health director, Douglas County Health Department
  • DOUG BISSON, vice president and community development manager, HDR Engineering Inc.

Complete Streets Omaha Small Work Group

  • DAVID FANSLAU, City of Omaha Planning Department
  • MICHAEL FELSCHOW, Metropolitan Area Planning Agency
  • JULIE HARRIS, Live Well Omaha and Nebraska Biking Alliance
  • MIKE HELGERSON, Metropolitan Area Planning Agency
  • CHRIS JERRAM, Omaha City Council
  • DEREK MILLER, City of Omaha Planning Department
  • TODD PFITZER, City of Omaha Public Works Department
  • CASSIE SEAGREN, Mayor's Office
  • SARAH SJOLIE, Live Well Omaha and CHI Health
  • CONNIE SPELLMAN, Omaha by Design
  • ROBERT STUBBE, City of Omaha Public Works Department
  • JAMES THELE, City of Omaha Planning Department

Community Support

The Complete Streets Omaha Stakeholder Committee includes individuals representing education, businesses, government, health, the arts and the community.

  • John AmendUniversity of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Carolyn AndersonWhy Arts?
  • Brent BellerBaird Holm
  • Brook BenchCity of Omaha Parks, Recreation and Public Property
  • Jamie BerglundGreater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
  • Dennis BrownNorth West Neighborhood Alliance
  • Nina CudahyCity of Omaha Public Works
  • Ryan CurtisLeo A. Daly
  • Tom EversonKeep Kids Alive, Drive 25
  • Steve FanslauOPPD
  • Mikki FrostCity of Omaha Human Resources
  • Jo GilesEmspace Group
  • Todd HeistandNuStyle Development
  • Clark HorganWaitt Company
  • Shane HunterCity of Omaha, Fire Department
  • Steve JensenJensen Consulting
  • Larry JohnsonNebraska Trucking Association
  • Laurie KayParent Advocate
  • Craig KelleyDundee Chain Gang Bike Club
  • Sam KingOmaha Commercial Property Owners Association
  • Murthy KotiCity of Omaha Public Works
  • Daniel LawseVerdis Group
  • Bill LukashCity of Omaha Planning Department
  • Justin LutherFederal Highway Administration, NE Division
  • Mike McMeekinLamp, Rynearson and Associates
  • Chris MalmbergHDR, Inc.
  • Michael MaroneyOmaha Economic Development Corporation
  • Mark MaskerHuman Rights Commission
  • Mark MeisingerFelsburg, Hold & Ullevig
  • Anne MeysenburgLive Well Omaha
  • Craig MoodyMode Shift Omaha
  • Ron MortensenAARP Nebraska
  • Jed MoultonCity of Omaha Planning Department
  • Lee MyersAARP Nebraska
  • Lindsay NeemannMetropolitan Community College
  • Steve OsbergMode Shift Omaha
  • Marlin PetermannPapio-Missouri River NRD
  • Kerri PetersonSherwood Foundation
  • Jerry ReimerUrban Village Development
  • Mike RiedmannNP Dodge
  • Trevis SallisOmaha Public Schools
  • Matt SchaferVireo
  • Curt SimonMetro
  • Jerry SluskySmith, Gardner, Slusky Law
  • Ken SmithCity of Omaha, Public Works, Parking Division
  • Melanie StewartUNMC
  • Jim ThompsonPapio-Missouri River NRD
  • Katie UnderwoodOlsson & Associates
  • Denny Van MoorleghemMetro Omaha Builders Association
  • Becky VintonWELLCOM
  • Tim WeanderNebraska Department of Roads, Omaha
  • Andy WesselDouglas County Health Department
  • Greg YouellMAPA
  • Michael YoungQ3 Systems
  • Ryan ZabrowskiInvestors Realty

Complete Streets are safe, convenient and accessible for everyone.

Funding for Complete Streets Omaha is provided in part by CHI Health, Metro, Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, the Nebraska Trucking Association and HDR, Inc.

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