Commute Options News

Commuter Kickbacks and Telework Perks Challenge!

Commuter Kickbacks and Telework Perks Challenge!

Starting September 21, Commuter Kickbacks meets Telework Perks for a special challenge, celebrating teleworkers and essential workers alike! Whether you’re continuing or returning to your smart, safe commute or you’re working from home, sometimes or all the time -...

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Walk and Roll Education Menu

Walk and Roll Education Menu

We want to know how we can help! We are busy planning for the 2020-2021 school year. The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program is pivoting alongside school administrators to offer lesson plans to teachers across Central Oregon. We have created a menu of options for our...

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Oregon Friendly Driver Course Announcement!

Oregon Friendly Driver Course Announcement!

Oregon Friendly Driver class is now available online! Commute Options offers a free 75-minute course to educate people who drive, about the best and safest ways to use the road with people walking or riding bikes. Historically, we traveled to worksites and classrooms...

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Rethinking the Right of Way

Rethinking the Right of Way

Necessity is the mother of invention, and the Downtown Bend Business Association is helping Bend small businesses chart a new way forward during the Coronavirus pandemic. Central Oregon faces a dilemma over the Coronavirus pandemic. Reopening our businesses seems to...

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TeleworkPerks is back! June 1-12, 2020

TeleworkPerks is back! June 1-12, 2020

With the Phase 1 opening of businesses in Oregon, many of our partners are heading back into the office, restaurant, and retail shop. If you are still working from home, we have our next #teleworkperks challenge, June 1-12. Register today at Get There. Just log your...

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New York Times talks telework

New York Times talks telework

The New York Times is on the Telework Train! In their recent article "What if you don't want to go back to the office?" they explore fact that  millions of us are part of an experiment to work from home and are liking the benefits:  Less time on the road.  Greater...

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Safe Routes Partnership pitching in for essential transit

Safe Routes Partnership pitching in for essential transit

The Safe Routes Partnership published an article called "Advocating for Essential Transit Options: Active Transportation Advocates as Allies," where an Oregon public transportation provider was profiled. Here is an exerpt: "CENTER COMMUNITY NEEDS IN OUTREACH &...

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Giving Tuesday Now in Central Oregon

Giving Tuesday Now in Central Oregon

Commute Options, The Environmental Center, Embark Bend, Central Oregon LandWatch, Oregon Natural Desert Association and other non-profits and organizations worked together share knowledge and resources to support our fellow Central Oregonians during the COVID-19...

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