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Final Reports are available to download!

Bend Mobility Hub Feasibility Study Final Report

Bend Mobility Hubs Final Report Appendix

Public Engagement Summary

Link to Online Mapping Tool with Land Use Analysis

Why is the Mobility Hub Feasibility Study important?

Mobility hubs support CET’s plans to transition away from its current “hub and spoke” system and provide a more “multicentric” transit system in Bend. This study, funded by an ODOT Transportation Growth and Management Program (TGM) grant, will research best practices among peer agencies to inform CET’s efforts to successfully implement mobility hubs in Bend. The Bend Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) managed the project in coordination with the City of Bend, CET and other partner agencies and organizations. The project utilized a Technical Advisory Committee and the existing CET Regional Public Transportation Advisory Committee (RPTAC) meetings to receive input from community members regarding project deliverables and outcomes. Additional public involvement information can be found in the Public Engagement Summary.

Mobility Hub Feasibility Study Objectives

  • Document best practices and lessons learned from peer agencies who have deployed new mobility tools and mobility hub concepts.
  • Develop evaluation framework for phasing a mobility hub program in Central Oregon.
  • Conduct market assessment to identify the current and future demand for services associated with a mobility hub.
  • Establish mobility hub types and features best suited to various factors and contexts (e.g. land uses, density, etc.).
  • Assess near- and long-term opportunities (e.g. location, funding, private development, etc.) for implementing mobility hubs.
  • Develop design guidance and an implementation strategy, including phasing opportunities.
  • Develop performance measures specific to a pilot mobility hub project in downtown Bend to inform design, implementation, and determining success of future mobility hubs.

Mobility Hub Examples

CET’s mobility hub survey is now closed and the prize drawings have been delivered to the winners. Thanks for providing your feedback!

List of Mobility Hub Public Engagement Activities in May, June, and July, 2022

May Events

5/10: Central Oregon Community College (9-11:30 am)
5/12: OSU-Cascades (11:30 am-1:30 pm)
June Events
6/24: Hawthorne Station (11:30 am-1:30 pm)
6/27: Downtown Bend Library (11 am-1 pm)
July Events
7/6: Riverbend Park (2-4 pm)
7/8: Downtown Bend Library (11 am-1 pm)
7/11: Riverbend Park (1-3 pm)
7/13: Juniper Hilltop Apartments (10 am-Noon) with Deschutes County Library.
7/15: Alpenglow Park Grand Opening Celebration (4-8 pm)
7/18: Food For Less (11 am-1pm) 63455 N Hwy 97 Suite 7A
7/20: Hawthorne Station (9-11 am)
7/27: Downtown Bend Library (10 am-Noon)
8/3: Kiwanis Park (6-8 pm) 800 SE Centennial St.

Bend Mobility Hub Feasibility Study TAC 2022 Virtual Meeting Schedule

Zoom information and public comment schedules are contained in the agenda links below:

January  19, 2022  (2:30 – 3:30 pm) – Independent TAC Virtual meeting
Meeting Notes
February 16, 2022  (2:30 – 4 pm) – Following RPTAC virtual meeting
Draft Best Practices Memo #1
Meeting Notes
March 16, 2022 (2:30 – 4 pm) – Independent TAC virtual meeting
Online Map Tool with Land Use Analysis
Meeting Notes
April 20, 2022 (2:30 – 4 pm) – Following RPTAC virtual meeting
Meeting Notes
Memo #1 Best Practices FINAL
Draft Memo #2 Market Assessment
Draft Memo #3 Evaluation Criteria
Revised Online Map Tool with Land Use Analysis
May 18, 2022 (2:30-4) Independent TAC virtual meeting
Meeting Packet
Meeting Notes
Memo #2 Market Assessment Final
Memo#3 Evaluation Criteria Final

July 20, 2022 (2:30-4) Independent TAC virtual meeting
Meeting Notes
Memo 4 Types and Features Final
Memo 5 Design and Implementation FINAL

If you are interested in learning more about this project please contact Derek Hofbauer at (541-548-9534) or Andrea Napoli (541-323-8545).