Riverfront Reimagined

Riverfront Reimagined

It’s all about attracting more people. The dream of the 90’s is alive in Portland….I mean Omaha. Beyond the Full House reboot on Netflix, something else from the 90’s has made a comeback in a new way. During the 90’s The Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) put...
Riverfront Reimagined

Complete Streets and Transportation

The Omaha World-Herald recently ran an article originally from the Minneapolis Star Tribute entitled “Many Millennials Either Can’t Afford a Car or Don’t Want One.” This excerpt hits the nail on the head when thinking about the cross-section of city infrastructure...
Taking Small Steps for Big Impact

Taking Small Steps for Big Impact

Board corner by Anne Meysenburg Warning:  Quick shameless self-promotion here.  But, it has everything to do with my point below.  I am the executive director of a small nonprofit, Live Well Omaha, focused on leveraging collaborative resources and multiple voices in...
A City Worth Shouting About

A City Worth Shouting About

YP Board Corner – Scott Dobbe “Omaha! Omaha!” Peyton Manning’s favorite audible may not have helped his Broncos win the Super Bowl, but it did provide a welcome blast of free marketing for the proud city 500 miles east of Denver. If you’re a fan like me, the end of...
Recap of March 21 Curbside Chat

Recap of March 21 Curbside Chat

The Wednesday, March 21, event at Marcus Midtown Cinema was attended by 120 young professionals interested in the future of Omaha’s infrastructure development. The goal of the event was to inform attendees of the challenges of city development. The evening’s speaker,...
Proposed active transportation ban

Proposed active transportation ban

On Dec. 6, the Omaha City Council weighed in on a proposed ban on some forms of active transportation, such as pedicabs and carriages, in the area around the TD Ameritrade stadium. The ban would have impacted next year’s College World Series and other events in...