Transportation Fee Listening Sessions – Feb 26 & 29

Transportation Fee Listening SessionsThe City of Bend is hosting two Listening Sessions on the Transportation Fee to give the public an opportunity to share its feedback with the City Council. The Listening Sessions will take place on Monday, Feb. 26 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Both meetings [...]

By |2024-02-22T15:04:51-08:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: Local Taxes, Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Transportation Fee Listening Sessions – Feb 26 & 29

Paving the Way for Bend’s Transportation Future

City Council reviews Draft Code On February 7th, the Bend City Council had its initial review of the draft code that will implement a Transportation Fee. The draft code and associated fee schedule are available for public review at bendoregon.gov/transportation-fee. The funds will be used for operations and maintenance of the City transportation system, including pavement [...]

By |2024-02-10T08:56:20-08:00February 10th, 2024|Categories: Code Changes, Local Taxes, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Paving the Way for Bend’s Transportation Future

Funding for Active Transportation and Community Improvement Projects – Get Involved!

NEW WEBINAR: Funding for Active Transportation Dive into the funding world that shapes the very pathways of walking and biking infrastructure! Ever wondered which programs could fund your community's active transportation dreams? And what resources are out there to help your community overcome the common hurdles in accessing these funds? Figuring out which opportunities are the [...]

By |2024-02-07T13:41:07-08:00February 7th, 2024|Categories: Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Funding for Active Transportation and Community Improvement Projects – Get Involved!

Open House and Survey for Bear Creek Road and 27th Street Improvements

The City of Bend is currently designing a variety of safer and more accessible bike and pedestrian routes throughout the City, including along Bear Creek Road and SE 27th Street. Community members are invited to an open house Tuesday, Dec. 19, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Bend Municipal Court, 555 NE 15th Street to review [...]

By |2023-12-19T09:27:23-08:00December 19th, 2023|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on Open House and Survey for Bear Creek Road and 27th Street Improvements

City Installing Parking Guidance System in Downtown Bend

In time for holiday shopping, the City of Bend is installing a Parking Guidance System in downtown Bend to enhance the parking experience, reduce traffic congestion and improve accessibility for everyone visiting the downtown area. This will allow drivers to navigate to vacant parking spaces more quickly and easily, reducing search time and improving convenience. Starting [...]

By |2023-12-04T13:55:47-08:00December 4th, 2023|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on City Installing Parking Guidance System in Downtown Bend

Third Transportation Fee Roundtable

The Bend City Council will hold its third of three roundtables on the topic of a transportation fee with community partners from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 11 at the Municipal Court building, 555 NE 15th Street. Interested community members are invited to livestream the meeting through YouTube or preregister to watch on Zoom [...]

By |2023-10-10T10:24:42-07:00October 10th, 2023|Categories: Local Taxes, Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Third Transportation Fee Roundtable

Transportation Utility Fee Forum Presentation

On Monday, September 25th, the Old Farm District Neighborhood Association hosted a public forum on the proposed Transportation Utility Fee (TUF) at the Bend Senior Center/Larkspur Community Center.  It was well attended with many questions and comments. Mayor Kebler, Councilor Riley and key city staff made a presentation on the background for the new fee, the [...]

By |2023-09-26T12:59:47-07:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: Local Taxes, Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Transportation Utility Fee Forum Presentation

Transportation Fee Roundtable

The Bend City Council will hold a roundtable on the topic of a transportation fee from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, August 9 at the Pilot Butte Fire Station on 15th Street. Meeting room space is very limited so interested community members are encouraged to livestream the Transportation Fee Roundtable on YouTube. Roundtables are a [...]

By |2023-08-04T09:16:39-07:00August 4th, 2023|Categories: Local Taxes, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Transportation Fee Roundtable

E-Bike Rebate Program Wrap-up

In January 2023, the City of Bend received a $150,000 Electric Mobility Grant from Pacific Power to provide vouchers for e-bikes. The City partnered with Commute Options to administer the grant. The program awarded 75 rebates, worth $2,000 each, over the course of three lotteries held in April and May. To qualify, applicants had to be [...]

By |2023-08-04T09:13:13-07:00August 4th, 2023|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on E-Bike Rebate Program Wrap-up
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