Commute Options News

Tired of Driving Alone? Try Get There Oregon!

"Get There” gives Oregonians a way to match with a carpool partner and plan trips, reducing the need to drive alone A new tool to help match carpool partners who want to share the ride is available to residents of Central Oregon. Get There Oregon, a new web-based tool...

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Summer Commute Options at your fingertips!

Free Rides with Ride Bend Ride Bend offers on-demand, app-driven transit service to the public. The free service will be available daily through Labor Day, from noon to 8 pm. Rides can be requested via a mobile app. A call-in number will also be available for...

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Ride Bend for FREE, starting July 1

The third season of the free Ride Bend transportation option will launch in Bend on July 1, with a new twist!  Instead of waiting at a bus stop, riders can request rides on demand via the new Ride Bend App (or via phone). Within the defined service area (see map), The...

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Become an Eco-Hero at Summer Camp in Bend!

What is sustainability and how can I live lighter? Your child can discover the answers to these questions and more while biking, swimming, and exploring our town. Campers will learn about sustainable food, renewable energy, environmental ethics, and how to bike safely...

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Munch & Music: this year with Commute Options!

We are pleased to announce our sponsorship of Bend's favorite FREE summer concert series Munch & Music, coming to Drake Park in July! Enjoying its 29th anniversary in 2019, the Summit Medical Group Oregon - BMC Munch & Music FREE concerts in Drake Park series...

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Are you or do you know a senior trying to get around?

Oregon has a housing index of 118.00, making it one of the more expensive states to retire in the United States. If you live in Oregon, or have relatives moving here who are in their older years, you might have questions about transportation. Some elders who no longer...

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Central Oregon is a Perfect Place to Start Vanpooling

By Katy Bryce for Commute Options Central Oregon is growing and so is our workforce. With big manufacturing and tech facilities coming to our smaller towns like Prineville and Redmond, more workers commute longer distances each day. Even now many employees of the...

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May is Walk and Roll Challenge Month

​Join schools, worksites, and neighborhoods as we walk and roll in the month of May! The Walk and Roll Challenge is a friendly month-long event encouraging more people to walk, bike, and roll throughout the community. New this year is our worksite participation. Get...

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Central Oregon is a Perfect Place to Start Vanpooling

Central Oregon is growing and so is our workforce. With big manufacturing and tech facilities coming to our smaller towns like Prineville and Redmond, more workers commute longer distances each day. Even now many employees of the construction companies building these...

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