Transportation

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

E-Bike Roundtable to Focus on Safety and Enforcement

The City of Bend in coordination with Oregon State Representative Emerson Levy will be hosting a roundtable conversation about e-bike safety and enforcement from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18 at the Larkspur Community Center Multi-Purpose Room (1600 SE Reed Market Road, Bend). This roundtable is intended to provide an opportunity for invited organizations and subject-matter [...]

By |2023-07-14T18:55:39-07:00July 14th, 2023|Categories: Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on E-Bike Roundtable to Focus on Safety and Enforcement

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

Pettigrew and Bayou Sewer Project Update

UPCOMING PETTIGREW ROAD CLOSURE This email is to inform you that starting on May 15th 2023 Pettigrew Road from SE Reed Market Road to SE Azalia Avenue will be closed with tentative plans for reopening in mid-September 2023. Attached to this notice is a map showing the Pettigrew Road closure and the detour map to SE [...]

By |2023-05-08T08:37:42-07:00May 8th, 2023|Categories: Construction, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Pettigrew and Bayou Sewer Project Update

Street Preservation Plans for the 2023 Season

The City’s 2023 street preservation work begins in April. Councilors approved a paving contract and a slurry seal contract at their March 15 meeting. The City of Bend is preparing to do about $3.2 million worth of street preservation contract work this year that will improve approximately 37 lane miles in Bend. This includes about 18 [...]

By |2023-03-17T10:23:19-07:00March 17th, 2023|Categories: Construction, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Street Preservation Plans for the 2023 Season

Community Building Sub-committee Meeting Video – Transportation System Plan & GO Bond

A two hour City of Bend Community Building Subcommittee meeting occurred this morning Wednesday Feb 22, 2023 regarding funding & design of the current Transportation System Plan vs the 2020 Transportation GO Bond as they try to incorporate bike/ ped movement options. Click HERE to view the YouTube recording of the meeting. This is truly a deep in [...]

By |2023-02-22T14:42:51-08:00February 22nd, 2023|Categories: Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Community Building Sub-committee Meeting Video – Transportation System Plan & GO Bond

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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