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Redmond gets its first bus routes!

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Cascades East Transit introduced on Monday the first ever public transit bus routes for Redmond, Oregon! The two “flex” routes will provide regular weekday service to the city long known as “The Hub” of Central Oregon for its many connections across the region. Route A provides access to the airport and all the businesses in … Continued

Hawthorne Station west parking lot closing

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The west parking lot at Hawthorne Station will be closing for construction starting May 15, 2024. The north and west parking lots are expected to re-open August 2. Visitors are asked to instead park in the marked parking spots in front of Hawthorne Station (south parking lot). No overnight parking is allowed. This work is … Continued

Route 4 detour and stop closures due to construction

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Route 4 serving North 3rd Street will begin a major detour on April 22 and last into July. Four bus stops will close as a part of this detour, however, the fewer stops allows this route to increase its frequency from every 45 minutes to now run every 30 minutes. The detour is necessary as … Continued

Share the commute with vanpools

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Everyone knows housing is getting harder to find in Central Oregon. For some, that means living further from where they work, which in turn makes for a longer commute. But what if you could share that commute – and do it entirely for free thanks to public transit? Cascades East Transit has a solution with … Continued

Route 3 in Bend now extends into Northwest Crossing thanks to rider feedback!

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Route 3 in Bend now extends into Northwest Crossing thanks to rider feedback! It all started when a rider let us know that they had been walking from the existing stops on Shevlin Park Drive to their work in Northwest Crossing. When that road was closed due to construction, the detour sent our bus straight … Continued

Hawthorne Station north parking lot closing

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The north parking lot at Hawthorne Station will be closing for construction starting March 25, 2024. Visitors are asked to instead park in the marked parking spots in front of Hawthorne Station. No overnight parking is allowed. The north parking lot is being rebuilt to include ADA accessible parking and electric vehicle chargers. This is … Continued

Bend Dial-A-Ride has its best day ever

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Bend Dial-A-Ride had its best day ever last month and keeps pushing all-time high ridership numbers. The paratransit service complements Bend’s fixed route bus system with on-demand, door-to-door rides within Bend city limits. The increased ridership is made possible mainly thanks to recent technology upgrades at Cascades East Transit – in this case a new … Continued

Bus stop on 15th Street moving affecting Routes 5, 6, and 9

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Two bus stops on 15th Street in Bend were moved a block south to a new location near the Larkspur Trail and Larkspur Center. The stops were moved as part of street safety upgrades recently completed by the City of Bend. A new safe crosswalk was added to 15th Street near Suntree Village, just north … Continued

New Route 9 launched serving southeast Bend

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It’s official! After years of planning, community feedback, and teamwork the brand new Route 9 is open. Route 9 travels down 15th Street and Murphy Road, reaching parts of Bend that never had fixed route bus service before. This new route was part of our long range planning in the 2040 Transit Master Plan. Future … Continued

Labor Day closures

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All fixed route and Dial-A-Ride services from Cascades East Transit will be closed on Monday, September 4th, in recognition of Labor Day. Only Ride the River and the Lava Butte recreation shuttles will be operating on Monday.