Super Commuter Profiles

Super Commuter of the quarter: Jim Elliott

Super Commuter of the quarter: Jim Elliott

Creating safe, fun bikeable and walkable communities takes a village, or at least more individuals like Jim Elliott! Volunteer extraordinaire, and our Super Commuter of the Quarter, Jim spends his Monday and Tuesdays helping students at Bear Creek Elementary School...

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Super Commuter of the Quarter: Olin

Super Commuter of the Quarter: Olin

(Olin on his first day of school. Photo credit: Laurie, Olin's mom) Every quarter, Commute Options celebrates those in our community who are getting to and from the places they go in innovative ways. So, when we heard about Olin who has been biking to school every day...

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Super Commuter of the Quarter: Dan Mohr

Super Commuter of the Quarter: Dan Mohr

When the pandemic began in March 2020, many of us had to adjust to working from home. For some, the benefits of remote work have turned out to be more than just keeping themselves and their community safe. One such person is Dan Mohr, our Super (tele)Commuter of the...

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Super Commuter of the Quarter: Bryant Vette

Super Commuter of the Quarter: Bryant Vette

We are changing up how we celebrate those in our community who go above and beyond while commuting! Each quarter, we will award the Super Commuter reward to a person who is biking, walking, carpooling, or getting to and from work or school in an innovative way. Super...

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Super Juggler-Chad Howard!

Super Juggler-Chad Howard!

As many of us have settled into our new routines of working from home, it’s important to take note of how we got here. Change is difficult and transitions can be tricky to navigate with colleagues, supervisors, and our families. We’re taking this moment to reflect on...

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Dr. Mindy Williams super teleworker

Dr. Mindy Williams super teleworker

For nearly two months now it feels like many Oregonians have been in one long crash course on teleworking! We’ve covered the basics, now we’re interested in how teleworking practices have evolved. We spoke to Dr. Mindy Williams, Professor of English at COCC, about her...

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Supercommuter raises funds during COVID-19 restrictions

Supercommuter raises funds during COVID-19 restrictions

Super Commuter: Mark Stockamp is “Racing” Money for NeighborImpact In a time when access to basic necessities is more important than ever, distance runner Mark Stockamp is finding his own way to give back to his community. On Saturday, April 25th , Mark will set out...

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Super Commuter: Walking School Bus Leader, Rebecca Watson

Super Commuter: Walking School Bus Leader, Rebecca Watson

Name: Rebecca Watson Occupation: Walking School Bus Leader Can be Spotted: Weekday mornings and afternoons along Neff Rd. Meet Rebecca, one of the star Leaders that guide elementary school children to and from school every day as part of Commute Options’ Walking...

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City of Bend Commuter SUPER Star

City of Bend Commuter SUPER Star

Robin Lewis is a year-around Super Commuter! She rides in the sunshine and walks when its slick. There's no weather that holds this rock star back from an active commute to/from her job at the City of Bend where she works to improve our streets. Thanks Robin, you...

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Super Commuting in Grant County

Super Commuting in Grant County

Name: Ruth Harris Age: 91 Occupation: Retired Hometown: In John Day since the 50's Most days you can find Ruth Harris riding the People Mover Bus around John Day and to Prairie City. While she may be riding to run errands to the post office or local grocery, Ruth is...

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