Streetlights on Bancroft Street

In March 2021, Omaha Public Power District installed black iron ornamental streetlights with acorn fixtures on Bancroft Street in Omaha from 13th Street to 1st Street. The streetlights illuminate the street as well as the sidewalk. This is a significant step in developing the street aesthetic connecting historic parts of Omaha near the Missouri River. … [Read more…]

Tenth Street Walking and Bicycling

For a fun weekend walk or bicycle adventure you should try walking or bicycling from Omaha’s Old Market to the Henry Doorly Zoo on South 10th Street.  The round trip is 4 1/2 miles, so you will meet your 10,000 steps a day goal.  There are sidewalks for the entire route. The zoo is closed … [Read more…]