Commute Options News

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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Oregon Business Magazine Talks about Get There

Oregon Business Magazine Talks about Get There

Through Get There, ODOT and its partners are helping shift business practices and workplace habits. It’s not trying to encourage everyone to ride a bike or take the bus, but to consider what travel options work for different trips and different days. It’s also about...

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Orchard District Neighborhood seeks your input

Orchard District Neighborhood seeks your input

Orchard District Neighborhood Association Speed Radar Survey This year the City Of Bend has six moveable speed radars for use as an educational tool to encourage drivers to obey the speed limit. The radar signs provide feedback to drivers by showing the speed they are...

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