Transportation

Oregon Department of Transportation – News Release 10/04/21

By Mike Whitter / October 4, 2021

Look out for pedestrians as days grow shorter, foggier

Oct. 4, 2021

For more information, contact Katherine Benenati, 503-871-0388

SALEM – October is Pedestrian Safety Month — a great time to brush up on the basics of keeping everyone safer on our roads, whether you’re commuting to work or just getting exercise.

Pedestrian safety

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Empire Corridor Improvements – Weekly Update September 28, 2021

By Mike Whitter / September 30, 2021

City of Bend

EMPIRE CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENTS WEEKLY UPDATE

September 30, 2021

NE Purcell Blvd and NE Butler Market Roundabout Scheduled to Open By Thursday, October 7th

NE Purcell Blvd Between NUID Canal and Butler Market Road to Finish Final Paving and Striping 

  • Limited access to area homes will remain open, but there may be brief delays.
  • Construction is dependent on weather, COVID-19
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Empire Corridor Improvements – Weekly Update September 28, 2021

By Mike Whitter / September 28, 2021

Knife River Will be Paving
Along NE Purcell Blvd and Butler Market Road/Purcell Blvd
Roundabout
Wednesday, September 29thth and Thursday, September 30th
Please Be Aware of Delays!

 

 

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City of Bend – Central Oregon Safe Travel Summit – 09/30/2021

By Mike Whitter / September 27, 2021

City of Bend Central Oregon Safe Travel Summit
Date:09/30/2021 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Location:Virtual Meeting Platform

Please join us for the first-ever Central Oregon Safe Travel Summit. This virtual Summit will address one of Central Oregon’s most pressing problems – transportation safety.

In 2020, despite a deep reduction in highway travel in Central Oregon, serious crashes increased sharply. 31 people

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Bend and Deschutes County Transportation Safety Survey

By Mike Whitter / September 26, 2021

Only a few more days to give the City your feedback on Transportation Safety!  We need your input.

Here’s the problem: 31 people died in Deschutes County traffic crashes last year, despite a significant drop-off in traffic volumes. That was the most fatalities in more than 10 years. Especially at risk are young drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Statistics show the

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