Commute Options News

Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day

Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day

This past Wednesday (November 17th), Commute Options celebrated Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day with a Park & Walk event at Bear Creek Elementary school. Students and caregivers came to the event, walked to school together, and learned more about Ruby Bridges....

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Meet the Love Bike

Meet the Love Bike

When walking around the Old Mill or Downtown Bend, you might notice a unique bike riding around. This is the Love Bike, founded by Courtney Van Fossan in partnership with the Base. The Love Bike started as a way to help people experience the beauty of Bend by biking,...

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Walk & Roll Month – Results & Winners!

Walk & Roll Month – Results & Winners!

In May, we celebrated the Walk and Roll Challenge. During the challenge, participants bike, walk, skate, and roll to school or work, and log their trips to encourage safe, sustainable ways to get around. Not only does doing this reduce congestion on our streets, lower...

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Ride together

Ride together

  No matter how you commute, we all share the road. By working together, and knowing to look out for other commuters, we can do a lot to make sure we get to our destinations safely!  Our friends at the Oregon Department of Transportation recently shared some tips...

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We’re Hiring! Project & Administrative Coordinator

We’re Hiring! Project & Administrative Coordinator

Job Title: Project & Administrative Coordinator Rate of Pay: 40 hours/week at $21/hour to start  Start Date: May 3, 2020 Benefits: Starting 60 days after hiring - Medical, Dental, Paid Time Off, IRA plan with monthly employer contribution - Options for additional...

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Support Safe Routes for All

Support Safe Routes for All

Fifty years ago, Oregon led the nation in supporting safe access to biking and walking, enshrined in what was dubbed the “Bike Bill”. Achieving that vision to provide safe routes demands increased investment as the Oregon Department of Transportation calculates it...

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Slow Down for Kids!

Slow Down for Kids!

It’s been a while since many Oregonians have seen school children walking or rolling through the neighborhood or had to stop behind the flashing red lights of a school bus. With schools around Central Oregon going back to in-person sessions, people driving should...

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Helmet Fundraiser 11/19/20-MOD Pizza!

Helmet Fundraiser 11/19/20-MOD Pizza!

Eat at MOD Pizza Nov 19 and $$$ Goes to Commute Options! WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 19, 10:30am-10:00pm WHERE: MOD PIZZA on Sisemore (near Market of Choice) WHAT: A fundraiser for Commute Options and our Safe Routes to School program's helmet distribution program. 20% of...

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Get There Challenge 2020 Results

Get There Challenge 2020 Results

The 2020 Get There Challenge was a huge success! Here are some of the statistics from the October 2 week challenge. 1,626 participants throughout Oregon Over 8,600 achievements unlocked (an average of 5.2 per participant) 588 new users from 10/5-10/18; 1,328 new users...

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Walk and Roll Anywhere Day!

Walk and Roll Anywhere Day!

Join students and families around Central Oregon as you walk or roll in your neighborhood on November 10! Please remember to stay 6 feet from those not in your cohort/household and wear a mask. All community members are welcome to participate! Please make sure to...

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