The Oregon Drive Less Challenge Coming Soon: October 1 – 15.

The Oregon Drive Less Challenge Coming Soon: October 1 – 15.

  By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options   Oregon’s annual Drive Less Challenge is back this year from October 1 – 15. Burn calories instead of gas by biking to work or divide the ride and the cost by carpooling. Take the bus and let someone else do the driving so...
Walking School Bus program starts rolling in Central Oregon

Walking School Bus program starts rolling in Central Oregon

Thank you to the School Bus Fleet website for covering the launch of our Walking School Bus Program. The program provides meeting points, timetables, and a rotating schedule of trained volunteers to lead the processions. Commute Options said that the volunteer leaders...
We are hiring!

We are hiring!

We’re hiring! Commute Options is looking for a new Safe Routes to School educator to join our team. Please contact brian@commuteoptions.org for more information. Bend – $15.00/hr – Part Time Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Education Assistant Position...
Love, Neuroscience and The City

Love, Neuroscience and The City

It’s all related to transportation! Come hear how and why from Jeff Tumlin, TedX speaker and expert in helping communities balance all modes of transportation in complex places. Over the past 20 years, Jeff has led downtown, citywide, and campus plans, and...
Improving Transportation Options for Tourists Benefits Locals Too

Improving Transportation Options for Tourists Benefits Locals Too

  By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options   Some of my best and most memorable vacation moments have been when I opted to travel car-free. Like the time we took a city bus in northern Italy, and the bus driver talked so much with his hands in motion that he drove the bus...
Walking School Buses Help Keep Kids Healthy

Walking School Buses Help Keep Kids Healthy

Let’s Walk and Roll! By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options Walking to school just got easier for students and families in Deschutes, Crook, Jefferson and northern Klamath counties through a new Walking School Bus program headed up by Commute Options. A Walking...
Congratulations and THANKS to Deschutes County

Congratulations and THANKS to Deschutes County

Commute Options wishes to thank Deschutes County for their decades long support of our trip reduction programs. The county’s Transportation Demand Management funds  from the County Road Department help reduce wear and tear on the county roadways by encouraging...
An Electric Bike Can Revolutionize Your Commute

An Electric Bike Can Revolutionize Your Commute

  By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options Imagine a new way of commuting to work. You pedal across Bend with ease, not noticing that you’re climbing up the Olney Avenue hill. You arrive at work after 20 minutes of fresh air and physical activity, yet you never broke a...
Walking School Bus

Walking School Bus

      Walking to school just got easier for students and families in Deschutes, Crook, Jefferson and northern Klamath counties through a new Walking School Bus program headed up by Commute Options. A Walking School Bus is an organized group of children who walk to...