Commute Options News

These City of Bend Employees are Feeling the Carpool Love

These City of Bend Employees are Feeling the Carpool Love

In what is surely a love story for the ages, three City employees have discovered that their daily commutes are better together. Last fall, when parking outside of City Hall moved to a paid permit system, Susy Munson, along with Elizabeth Oshel and Daniel Quick, got...

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Super Commuter: Walking School Bus Leader, Rebecca Watson

Super Commuter: Walking School Bus Leader, Rebecca Watson

Name: Rebecca Watson Occupation: Walking School Bus Leader Can be Spotted: Weekday mornings and afternoons along Neff Rd. Meet Rebecca, one of the star Leaders that guide elementary school children to and from school every day as part of Commute Options’ Walking...

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Spread the Carpool Love starting Valentines Day 2020

Spread the Carpool Love starting Valentines Day 2020

Giving flowers and chocolates for Valentine’s Day aren't the only ways to show your love and affection! Carpool Love, brought to you by Commute Options and the City of Bend proves that good things happen to those who share. If you haven’t thought about carpooling or...

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Bend Electric Bikes is movin’ on up to Downtown!

Bend Electric Bikes is movin’ on up to Downtown!

Bend Electric Bikes will move to a new location in Downtown Bend. The new shop, located at 869 NW Wall Street, suite 104, will help more people in Central Oregon enjoy the many benefits of biking, now in a more visible and central location. The new location was...

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Celebrate Saturday Service February 1 in Bend and Redmond

Celebrate Saturday Service February 1 in Bend and Redmond

Celebrate Saturday service on February 1 from 9-11am at Bend's Hawthorne Station and at the Redmond Transit Hub starting at noon! Commute Options and Cascades East Transit invites you to two fun and interactive events on Saturday, February 1 from 9-11 am at Hawthorne...

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Mark your calendar–Eat at Spork on February 6th

Mark your calendar–Eat at Spork on February 6th

Mark your calendar. On Feb 6th as a part of SporkBend First Thursdays 10% their sales will be donated to Commute Options. We will be using the donation to purchase helmets for our Safe Routes to School program. Come grab some yummy food and support our local youth....

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“Stop as Yield” rule change for people riding bikes

“Stop as Yield” rule change for people riding bikes

On January 1, 2020, new rules go into effect in Oregon that will allow people riding bicycles to yield at stop signs or flashing red beacons instead of stopping completely, under certain conditions. People riding bicycles must still completely stop at a solid red...

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Walk yourself to wellness in the new year!

Walk yourself to wellness in the new year!

To get the health benefits of walking, try to walk for at least 30 minutes as briskly as you can on most days of the week. ‘Brisk’ means that you can still talk but not sing, and you may be puffing slightly. Moderate activities such as walking pose little health risk...

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