Commute Options News

Commute Options Annual Report 2018

Hello, It is my pleasure to share our 2018 Annual Report with you! Commute Options envisions communities where people make thoughtful transportation choices to reduce the impact of driving alone. These decisions result in healthier individuals,safer streets, a cleaner...

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Why Walkability Is Great for Business

It’s been said that walking is the superfood of activity – it’s free, you can do it nearly anywhere, and it’s a great way to incorporate physical activity into your day. Health professionals also recognize that creating walkable cities creates healthy people. But can...

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Oregon Friendly Driver and Downtown Parking party

On Thursday February 21 from 5-7pm, join Commute Options, the Downtown Bend, Oregon association, and the City of Bend, Oregon Government for a Q and A discussion of downtown parking improvements, followed by a one hour Oregon Friendly Driver game! Learn tips on how to...

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Spread the Carpool Love From February 1-15!  

Valentine’s Day isn’t the only day to show your love and affection! Introducing Carpool Love, a new event brought to you by Commute Options and the City of Bend that proves that good things happen to those who share. If you haven’t thought about carpooling or haven’t...

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Klamath kids “Meet the Bus”

Commute Options in Klamath Falls has trained over 600 second graders. The “Meet the Bus” program connects students to Basin Transit Service, teaching them how to ride the city bus, how to navigate around their neighborhoods, and the differences between a school bus,...

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Winter Is The Perfect Time to Start Carpooling

When Candy Freiboth learned that one of her son’s friends was not able to continue the dual immersion program at their middle school because he didn’t have a way to get there and back, she found a simple solution – carpooling. “He lives down the street and I knew his...

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Older parents? Commute Options has resources!

As our parents age, threat of social isolation and loneliness grows as they become less independent and able to do the things that they used to do. This includes visiting family and friends, going grocery shopping, or getting to and from medical appointments.  This...

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See and Be Seen on Friday October 5

Join Commute Options and the Downtown Bend Business Association (DBBA) at Starbucks from 5-7pm on October 5, during Downtown Bend First Friday Art Walk to SEE AND BE SEEN! Walk, bike, or carpool and remember to log your trip for Oregon's Drive Less Challenge.  Sample...

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