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Get There Oregon is has new resources for TO professionals

Get There Oregon is has new resources for TO professionals

Get There Oregon has been connecting people and the places they are going since July 2019. There is a new information and resources page, intended for professional transportation options partners across Oregon to use to promote Get There and inform transportation...

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Telework Perks works!

Telework Perks works!

Thank you teleworkers! Our first ever TeleworkPerks Challenge was a big success. We logged our work from home trips between April 6 - 17 2020 and had the following results.  PARTICIPANTS 218   TRIPS 1,417   DISTANCE 10,793.0 mi   MONEY SAVED $6.1k...

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Safe Routes Community Engagement Cards

Safe Routes Community Engagement Cards

The Safe Routes Partnership Community Engagement Cards are a collection of arts-based activities that foster community building through creativity. Each activity is designed to spark curiosity, encourage free expression, and engage diverse people in a variety of...

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Telework tips to keep your body happy.

Telework tips to keep your body happy.

Reduce neck and back pain while working from home with these tips: If you don’t have an office chair and a desk, use a dining table and straight back chair. The couch and other super-soft seating can make you slouch. Get up and move at least once an hour. Have your...

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Active Transportation in the Time of Covid-19

Active Transportation in the Time of Covid-19

Walking, biking, and wheeling provide a sense of independence, an opportunity to be healthy, reduce our impact on the planet, and are reliable ways to get where we need to go. Here are suggestions for how to work with your community to make biking safer and more...

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Get Virtual. Telework is the new way to clock in.

Get Virtual. Telework is the new way to clock in.

Commute Options has been singing the praises of Telework for years. Now that many of us are required to work from home, we wanted to share tips to be a sucessful teleworker. Be sure to log your work from home trips at Get There Oregon.  Plan your outside time. Find...

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Cascades East Transit schedule changes

Cascades East Transit schedule changes

CET TO REDUCE SERVICE LEVELS AND REQUIRE PASSENGERS TO WEAR MASKS OR FACE COVERINGS  Starting Monday, April 20, CET will initiate the following service changes for Bend fixed routes, Community Connectors, and Dial-A-Ride until further notice: Community Connector...

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Central Oregon mental health resources

Central Oregon mental health resources

For COVID-19 questions, mental wellness support or just to hear a reassuring voice, there are a number of call-in resources available to Central Oregonians. Help is just a hotline away.Hours Expand for Local COVID-19 Hotline: 541-699-5109Now with increased hours,...

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Federal funds coming to help public transit stay open

Federal funds coming to help public transit stay open

Part of the federal stimulus package Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act directs to support capital, operating, and other expenses generally eligible under transit grant programs to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. "This historic...

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Practice that bike ride on calmer streets

Practice that bike ride on calmer streets

With Governor Brown’s executive order enforcing social distancing prohibiting gatherings of any size, Commute Options also urges you to #stayhomesavelives That doesn't mean getting out into your community is off the table! Our friends at BikePortland suggest that this...

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