Join the Bike Boom - Get Ready to Return to Campus by Bike

Biking has become the preferred non-auto way to travel since COVID-19, reach out to us for tips on how to make your return to campus by bike.

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OSU-Cascades and the Associated Students of Cascades Campus (ASCC) are working together to provide free bus passes and transit enhancements. Two CET bus routes serve the campus, and Graduate & Research Center. OSU-Cascades is also working with local partners to offer Ride Bend, an on-demand, app-based transit service available at no cost to riders through March 2020. 

Share Rides, Bikes and Cars

We have options for sharing rides, bikes, and cars (maybe e-scooters?) to save you money and reduce our collective impact on the environment.

Bike Share

A shared fleet of bicycles make it easy to get around campus and the city without a car. Downtown, the Old Mill District, and other popular destinations are only 10-minutes away by bike. Students and employees get free membership at when signing up with your university email address. Hourly, monthly, and annual memberships are available to the public. 


Sharing a ride with a friend, co-worker, or neighbor can save wear and tear on your vehicle, reduce emissions, cut your gas costs, and save you money on parking. To get a free carpool parking permit, email Parking Services or call 541-322-2036. Carpool permits are issued for those who carpool daily or on a casual (occasional) basis. 

Interested in sharing a ride with other students, staff or faculty, but don't know anyone that lives near you? Create an account at Get There. Get There is an easy-to-use carpool matching tool and trip planner that facilitates communication over a secure network.


Uber and Lyft provide ride hailing services in Bend and throughout Central Oregon.