Neighborhood Street Safety Program

Transportation – Driving Roundabout at 27th and Empire 3/1/2023

By Mike Whitter / March 1, 2023

See the Central Oregon News Article below for Bend Police instructions on driving the roundabout at 27th and Empire.

Central Oregon News Article

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“School speed 20 mph when flashing signs” will be installed on Neff Road this summer

By Mike Whitter / April 5, 2022

Per City Engineering, “School speed 20 mph when flashing signs” will be installed this summer at Neff Road and the crosswalks for Pilot Butte Middle School. They will be programmed in coordination with the school district and flash when students are on their way to and from school (both elementary and middle school start and end times will be accommodated).

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City of Bend NSSP Update – 11-30-21

By Mike Whitter / November 30, 2021

This year, the Neighborhood Street Safety Program (NSSP), which was first created and funded by City Council in 2019, completed its first edition of improvements. This program included the solicitation of street safety project applications from community members that eventually totaled more than 360 locations! With the help of Bend’s 13 Neighborhood Districts and the Neighborhood Leadership Alliance (NLA), eight

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