Featured Transit News

Advocacy Group Creates Fix Bend Transit PAC to Prioritize Transit Issues in Upcoming Election

Dozens of neighbors and businesses in the Hawthorne Avenue area announced the formation of Fix Bend Transit, a political action committee (PAC).

August 20, 2020


White Bus Driver Puts Black Passenger In A Chokehold

The bus driver, Michael Lee Brinster, 44, is employed by Para-Transit Services as an operator of Cascades East Transit buses.

September 3, 2020

Listen: Inside Look At Public Transit With Tammy Baney 🎧 

The executive director of the Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council, Tammy Baney, explains the barriers to more public transit in Central Oregon.

August 28, 2020


Public transit receives less than 2% of total funding scheduled in the new Transportation System Plan—and some are crying foul.

August 25, 2020

Power Check 

In the aftermath of last week’s ICE protests, people in Bend demand accountability for elected officials.

August 20, 2020


After being delayed by the pandemic, a $190 million transportation bond is officially going to be back on the ballot this fall.

August 21, 2020


Neighbors say Bend’s Hawthorne transit station is becoming too crowded

A group of Bend residents called the Hawthorne Avenue Neighbors are calling for big changes, much sooner than proposed by the city and Cascades East Transit, at the Hawthorne Transit Station in northeast Bend.

August 19, 2020

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