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August 2019

CTAC Meeting

August 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Brooks Room, Deschutes Public Library, 507 NW Wall St.
Bend, OR 97703 United States
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The Citywide Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) provides recommendations related to the updates of the Transportation System Plan (TSP) and Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). This committee is getting closer to drafting the new TSP, which will be the guiding document for transportation in Bend over the next 20 years. Any new transportation projects in the City over the next 20 years, including transit, bike lanes, sidewalks, and road projects will be included in this plan. This will be the committee's first discussion of priorities. …

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September 2019

Public Launch of New EV Charging Stations

September 11, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
COCC Madras Campus, 1170 Southeast Ashwood Road
Madras, OR 97741 United States
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350 Deschutes, the COCC Sustainability Committee and Central Oregon Community College would like to invite you to join us for the ribbon cutting on the new EV charging at the Madras campus! Join us for appetizers, beverages and the latest on rebates, credits and incentives on electric vehicles; enter the raffle to win a Black Bear Diner gift card. This project made possible with support from Pacific Power. Come help us thank Pac Power and the COCC Sustainability Committee for…

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Pints and Politics: The Future of Transportation in Bend

September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Bend's Citywide Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) has started prioritizing projects for the City's Transportation System Plan (TSP). The TSP will guide policies, programs and infrastructure investments for transportation in Bend until 2040, and Bend residents could be voting on a bond measure to fund some of those investments as early as May 2020. Join OLCV, Rory Isbell from Central Oregon Landwatch, and Mike Riley from CTAC and The Environmental Center to learn what transportation projects are being considered for the…

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October 2019

Go Clean Energy Conference and Social Hour

October 3, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 8:30 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, 469 NW Wall St.
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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$44 – $60

You can benefit from innovation! Discover how you can join the thousands who are already benefiting from clean energy. Valuable content for individuals, businesses, (including nonprofits) and government employees. Whether you're an individual, business, or member of government, there will be information at the conference to help you Go Clean Energy. 

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November 2019

Science Pub – Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Future Transportation

November 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McMenamin’s, 700 NW Bond St.
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Chris Hagen, Director, Energy Systems Lab; Associate Professor, Energy Systems Engineering, OSU-Cascades Technologies developed in the Energy Systems Lab at OSU-Cascades may shape how people and goods are transported in the future. Join professor and researcher Chris Hagen for a discussion about innovations in energy storage and engine technology that are changing how personal and transport vehicles are powered. He will also explore regulatory and economic factors that play a role in forecasting future transportation technologies. Hagen's research looks at…

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March 2020

The Electric Future of Cars, Bikes, and Transit

March 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sisters Library – Community Room, 110 N Cedar St
Sisters, OR 97759 United States
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Over the last 10 years, rapid advances in electric vehicles have changed the way we get around. The Environmental Center’s Electric Mobility expert, Neil Baunsgard, discusses what is available now and what is yet to come in the future of electric cars, bikes and public transit.

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October 2020

Solving Bend’s Transportation Needs

October 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Measure 9-135 is focused on improving traffic flow, strengthening east/west connections, increasing safety and creating jobs. Join us for an inside look on which projects are included, what to expect and how it will be funded. This webinar is free to attend. Panelists: · Katy Brooks – Bend Chamber CEO (moderator) · Mike Riley – The Environmental Center Executive Director · Ruth Williamson – Consultant · Eric King – City of Bend City Manager

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State of the City

October 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

You're invited to join the Bend Chamber, in partnership with Cascade Insurance Center and Mid Oregon Credit Union, for annual updates on the State of the County and State of the City. You'll gain critical insights into how Deschutes County and the City of Bend are tackling the tough challenges facing Central Oregon. Discussions include: updates on each agency's COVID response, economic vitality, burgeoning growth and its impacts on transportation, housing and other vital services. With Bend Mayor Sally Russell & City Manager Eric King

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January 2021

Equitable, Safe & Green Transportation Discussion

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

350 Deschutes will be sending public comments to the Oregon Department of Transportation: • Do you use public transportation but want to improve access? • Would you like to use public transportation, bike, or carshare but don’t for whatever reason? • How can health & safety actions improve transportation, or green mobility options like walking and biking? Equitable, safe, and green mobility is a WIN for everyone., but how do we break down the barriers to get there? Join the…

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April 2021

You’re Invited! Bike Bill 50th Birthday Party

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join for a virtual event to celebrate 50 years of walking, biking, and rolling in Oregon. Includes a special visit from Senator Floyd Prozanski and Special Guests, Safe Routes karaoke, and bike swag giveaways. Learn how you can cement the Bike Bill's vision by passing Senate Bill 395. Learn more about SB 395 here: https://www.thestreettrust.org/SB395

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