Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 20 – 26

For the Week of June 20 - 26: NW Crossing Drive between NW Labiche Lane and NW Shevlin Ongoing Closures: Wilson Corridor Improvements Project – Street improvements on Wilson from Second Street to 15th Street. For more information visit the Wilson Project website. This is a multiphase project with various intersections and road closures throughout its entirety. Intersection [...]

By |2022-06-24T11:41:09-07:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: Transportation|Comments Off on Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 20 – 26

Open House for the Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Feasibility Study

The City invites members of the community to an open house on Wednesday, June 22, to learn about the Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Feasibility Study. The purpose of this study is to identify what’s possible for new and improved crossings of the U.S. Highway 97 Bend Parkway and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad for [...]

By |2022-06-16T15:12:07-07:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Land Use, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Open House for the Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Feasibility Study

Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Project

This project will identify opportunities to improve east west connectivity through safer walking and biking connections in the Central Core area of Bend. The purpose of this project is to identify improvement opportunities at three locations including two existing undercrossings of the U.S. 97 Parkway and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad as well as the potential [...]

By |2022-06-12T12:01:42-07:00June 12th, 2022|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Project

Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 13 – 19

For the Week of June 13 - 19: Admiral Way between Reed Market Road and Greenmont Drive for gravity sewer installation as part of the Septic to Sewer Conversion Program, full road closure with local access provided. 6/14/22 - Fall 2022. For more information, visit bendoregon.gov/admiral-king-jehu. Ongoing Closures: Wilson Corridor Improvements Project – Street improvements on Wilson [...]

By |2022-06-12T11:59:52-07:00June 12th, 2022|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 13 – 19

Wilson Avenue Corridor PROJECT UPDATE

WILSON AVENUE CORRIDOR PROJECT UPDATE March 14, 2022 SAFETY FIRST Please slow down in the construction zone, follow road closure signs, and posted detour routes. Pedestrians and bicyclists will need to detour around closed sidewalks. Thank you for your cooperation in ensuring the safety of construction crews. CONSTRUCTION UPDATE Photo 1: Street excavation at 9th Street [...]

By |2022-03-16T10:26:47-07:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: Construction, Land Use, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Wilson Avenue Corridor PROJECT UPDATE

State Proposes Rules to Reduce Greenhouse Gases – Impact to Bend

March 1, 2022 State Proposes Climate Friendly and Equitable Communities Rules SALEM - After 18 months of technical work and committee discussion, the Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) will begin their consideration for adoption of new administrative rules to prescribe standards to help communities in Oregon’s metropolitan areas meet their greenhouse gas reduction goals at [...]

By |2022-03-04T10:57:44-08:00March 4th, 2022|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on State Proposes Rules to Reduce Greenhouse Gases – Impact to Bend

Bend Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan

The community is invited to learn more about the Bend Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan at a public meeting Thursday, February 10, and can provide input to inform the plan online through March 11. To increase electric vehicle use in Bend, the City is developing the Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan. It will establish goals, timelines and strategies [...]

By |2022-02-09T10:34:57-08:00February 9th, 2022|Categories: Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Bend Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan

Bend Bicycle Map

Bend Bikes organization puts its first bike map of city routes online Bend Bikes said Wednesday it has launched Bend’s first bike map and it is available for free and to the public at https://bendbikes.org/map/. As an all-volunteer organization, this map is the culmination of hundreds of hours of volunteer time riding every corner of Bend, [...]

By |2021-12-30T16:52:20-08:00December 30th, 2021|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on Bend Bicycle Map

New Public Transit Routes

On Monday, December 13th at the Old Farm District Neighborhood Association Board meeting, Cascades East Transit gave a presentation of the current public transit system and new routes they are creating that will serve Southest Bend, hopefully by the Summer of 2022.  Here is that presentation.  

By |2021-12-15T13:28:00-08:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on New Public Transit Routes
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