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City hosting public workshops for Bend’s Transportation Plan

Post Date:01/09/2019 10:40 AM

The City of Bend will hold five public workshops for Bend’s Transportation Jan. 23 – 31. Each of the five workshops is focused on a particular area of town, but all community members are welcome at all workshops. The workshops will provide community members the opportunity to give input on the how the City can make moving around neighborhoods safer and more convenient.

The first half hour of the workshops will be for attendees to review work that has been done on the transportation plan to date. The following two hours will be an active workshop where attendees will work together in small groups to provide input. Attendees are asked to stay for the entire workshop, if possible, to contribute to all of the workshop activities.

Below are the workshop dates, times and locations, listed by the areas of town:

Area Number and Neighborhoods

Date

Time

Location

4 - Old Bend, Century West, Southern Crossing, Southwest Bend

Wed., Jan. 23

5:30 – 8 p.m.

OSU Cascades

Tykeson Hall, Room 111

1500 Chandler Ave.

2 - Boyd Acres, Orchard District, Mountain View

Thurs., Jan. 24

6 – 8:30 p.m.

Bend Municipal Court

555 15th St.

1 - Awbrey Butte, Summit West, River West

Tues., Jan. 29

5:30 – 8 p.m.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

61980 Skyline Ranch Rd.

3 - Larkspur, Old Farm District, Southeast Bend

Wed., Jan. 30

6:30 – 9 p.m.

Bend Senior Center

1600 SE Reed Market Rd.

5 - Core Area (Central Bend)

Thurs., Jan. 31

5:30 – 8 p.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church

Brooks Hall

469 NW Wall St.

 

The City of Bend is working with residents and stakeholders to update Bend’s Transportation Plan – a blueprint for a transportation system that will provide more options for getting around while protecting the quality of life that makes Bend a great place. Bend’s Transportation Plan will identify needed transportation projects and a strategy to fund them. 

This event location is accessible and children are welcome. Sign language interpreter service, assistive listening devices, materials in alternate format such as Braille, large print, electronic formats and audio cassette tape, or any other accommodations are available upon advance request. Please contact Karen Swirsky no later than Jan. 20 at kswirsky@bendoregon.gov or 541-323-8513.

The City is working with Bend’s 13 neighborhood associations to encourage community participation in the workshops. A map of the neighborhoods and more information about the neighborhood associations can be found at: www.bendoregon.gov/neighborhoodassociations.

Learn more about Bend’s Transportation Plan at: www.bendoregon.gov/tsp

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