Safety

Bend Fireworks Ban

Summer is warming up, and with the July 4 holiday quickly approaching, the City of Bend Police Department and Bend Fire & Rescue wish to remind the community about the rules regarding fireworks use in Bend. Within Bend city limits, the use, sale and possession of fireworks is banned per City Ordinance. This means that sales tents and [...]

By |2024-06-27T08:53:17-07:00June 27th, 2024|Categories: News, Safety|Comments Off on Bend Fireworks Ban

Public Safety Open House + Neighborhood Round-table

The Old Farm District Board meeting scheduled for June 10th will be canceled, so the Board (and you) can join in the discussion with the City at the Public Safety Open House: Monday, June 10 5:30-7:00 PM Bend Municipal Court 555 NE 15th Street, Bend From 5:30 to 7 p.m. community members citywide are invited to [...]

By |2024-05-30T10:14:12-07:00May 30th, 2024|Categories: Events, Infrastructure, Meetings, News, Safety, Transportation|Comments Off on Public Safety Open House + Neighborhood Round-table

2024 Neighborhood Street Safety Program Projects Set to Begin Construction

The Bend City Council approved the construction contract for the 2024 Neighborhood Street Safety Program (NSSP) projects at the May 1, 2024, City Council meeting. The Neighborhood Street Safety Program addresses pedestrian and bicycle safety, safe routes to school, speeding, intersection control and crossings and other residential traffic safety issues. Five projects are scheduled to be constructed [...]

By |2024-05-02T09:22:30-07:00May 2nd, 2024|Categories: News, Safety, Transportation|Comments Off on 2024 Neighborhood Street Safety Program Projects Set to Begin Construction

Bend-La Pine Schools Ban E-Bikes

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Faced with a rising number of collisions and close calls, the Bend-La Pine School Board last week review a district rule change that will prohibit students under age 16 illegally riding e-bikes or e-scooters on school property, and could lead to their confiscation for parents to pick up, if there are repeated [...]

By |2024-03-18T13:10:04-07:00March 18th, 2024|Categories: News, Safety, Transportation|Comments Off on Bend-La Pine Schools Ban E-Bikes

City Receives Funding for Hawthorne Avenue Pedestrian and Bicyclist Overcrossing

The City of Bend was awarded roughly $25 million in state and federal dollars for the landmark Hawthorne Avenue Pedestrian and Bicyclist Overcrossing project. Close to $20 million in funding comes through the federal Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grant program. Additionally, through House Bill 5030, in which money is allocated to [...]

By |2023-06-28T08:58:17-07:00June 28th, 2023|Categories: News, Safety, Transportation|Comments Off on City Receives Funding for Hawthorne Avenue Pedestrian and Bicyclist Overcrossing

Neighborhood Street Safety Program

Neighborhood Street Safety Program This summer the City of Bend is planning on the construction of six of the remaining Neighborhood Street Safety Program (NSSP) projects! These are projects 12-17 on the map, and are as follows: Project 12: Crosswalk across Parrell Road at Calvin Way (Southeast Bend) Project 13: Crosswalk across Parrell Road between Haley Creek [...]

By |2023-02-21T14:24:52-08:00February 21st, 2023|Categories: News, Safety, Transportation|Comments Off on Neighborhood Street Safety Program
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