Old Mill District Launches Commute Options Programs

By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options Ah, summertime in Central Oregon. We really do have it all here. We can enjoy outdoor activities, top-notch restaurants, shopping and concerts. The Old Mill District and Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend has become a focal point for...

OSU Cascades Has Big Plans for Transportation Options Programs

By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options OSU Cascades is gearing up for the 2016-2017 school year by implementing a robust education and outreach program encouraging students to walk, bike, carpool or ride the bus to school. The soon to be launched “Individualized...

Redmond Embraces Transportation Options for Everyone

By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options The City of Redmond, with a population of just under 28,000 people, is very committed to providing complete transportation options for all residents through innovative bicycling, pedestrian and transit improvements and programs....

Commute Options Celebrates 25 Years in Central Oregon!

By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options Commute Options is proud to announce its 25th birthday this year! Starting as a Bend-based grassroots bicycle enthusiast group growing into a region wide organization, they have been promoting the choices that reduce the impacts of...

On the Move: An Update on Transit in Central Oregon

By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options Lots of great things are happening with transit in Central Oregon. Commute Options recently talked with Cascades East Transit (CET) to get the latest updates on ridership, the recent route expansion, and plans for new and improved...

Bend Open Streets: Opening Our Streets, Connecting Our Community

By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options Bend Open Streets is coming September 18th to a neighborhood near you! Bring your bicycle or just your feet, and get ready to explore your community streets in a safe, healthy, livable way. Bend Open Streets will temporarily close...

To Stop Or Not To Stop – That Is the Question

By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options You may have seen the infamous skit from Portlandia, a television comedy that takes place in Portland. The scene is a four-way intersection, with four cars waiting to proceed. The problem is, everyone is so polite that they sit there...

Let’s Make Central Oregon a Blue Zone

By Katy Bryce, for Commute Options Have you ever heard the story about Okinawa, Japan and how its residents tend to live much longer than the rest of the world? The same goes for Sardinia, Italy and a handful of other communities in the world that share a unique claim...
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