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Bend City Council to Discuss Taxi & Transportation Network Company Policy on February 1

The potential arrival of Transportation Network Companies, like Uber and Lyft, in Central Oregon has generated plenty of headlines over the past six months. After discussions with local stakeholders, taxi operators, and City staff in Bend and Redmond, along with a work session with the Bend City Council, a review of a draft policy is […]

January 31, 2017 Policy Issues

City Works with Downtown Businesses to Remove Excess Snow on Sunday 1/15

With plenty of snow on the ground and a potential thaw coming early next week, the City of Bend and contractor Taylor Northwest are going to undertake an overnight snow removal effort in the Downtown Business District beginning this Sunday, January 15th through the morning of Monday, January 16th. This effort requires cooperation from you […]

January 13, 2017 Infrastructure

Bend Storm Update for January 11, 2017

Read on for a rundown of relevant information from local agencies as the current snow event passes begins to conclude. Snow Accumulations                       The Central Oregon area has been impacted by significant snow fall since the beginning of December.  Records from the National Weather Service show […]

January 11, 2017 Infrastructure

Overnight Parking Garage Restrictions Relaxed Through 1/13 for Winter Storm

Downtown Bend Parking Garage overnight restrictions have been relaxed through this Friday, January 13th as the City of Bend encourages downtown employees and patrons to avoid parking on local roads to assist crews working to clear streets. Downtown employees and patrons who feel that they need to leave their car downtown overnight can park in the […]

January 10, 2017 Infrastructure

Bend Chamber to Host Legislative Outlook Forum on January 24

Bend, OR – Is there any chance Oregon will stabilize state fiscal policy and service levels this year?  Join the Bend Chamber and local delegates for an inside look of what’s coming ahead in this 2017 legislative session. On Jan. 24 at the Deschutes Brewery Tap Room, Senator Tim Knopp, Representative Knute Buehler, Representative Gene […]

January 9, 2017 Policy Issues