transit

Due to COVID-19, bus routes may be operating on limited schedules. Please check cascadeseasttransit.com for current route and schedule information. 

Cascades East Transit

Cascades East Transit (CET) provides bus service to the OSU-Cascades campus and around town. Your OSU-Cascades ID card gives you free access to all Bend routes. The Mt. Bachelor and Community Connector buses are not included. 

Transit riders in Bend can ride routes 7, 10, or 11 directly to campus (no transfer required).

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A brief summary of the service is below, and detailed schedules and route maps are available online at cascadeseasttransit.com.

CET Route 7

  • The Route 7 bus picks up passengers in NE Bend and becomes either a route 10 or 11 bus at Hawthorne Station (no need to transfer). 
  • To return to NE Bend from campus, catch the Route 10 or 11 bus on campus and it will become Route 7 at Hawthorne Station.

CET Route 10

  • Stops on Century Drive in front of the residential hall.
  • Operates Monday-Friday from 6:37 a.m. to 6:37 p.m.

CET Route 11

  • Provides shuttle from OSU-Cascades to long-term parking
  • Picks up on Columbia Street, just south of the Simpson Avenue intersection
  • Stops at campus along Chandler Avenue (near Yates Dr.) and on the east side of Century Drive (across the street from campus)
  • Operates Monday-Friday at :08 after the hour, from 6:08 a.m. to 7:08 p.m.
  • Operates Saturday at :38 after each hour, from 7:38 a.m. to 4:38 p.m.

Ride Bend

  • Ride Bend offered on-demand transit service connecting the campus and the west side of Bend with local destinations, including downtown and Central Oregon Community College. The service was offered as part of a pilot study and resumption of the service is being discussed with Cascades East Transit.

CET operates the Community Connector services between Bend and neighboring communities as far as Warm Springs and La Pine. If you are regularly relying on these services, please contact transportation@osucascades.edu to learn more about adding this service to your free bus pass.

CET Snow Schedule

CET will announce a service alert on its website and through its text alerts. To get text alerts, text "CET" to 313131. 

When CET operates on snow schedules, Routes 10 and 11 buses will leave Hawthorne Station at the hour and will make stops along the route in order, but arrival times will vary based on traffic flow.

For information on Snow Schedules and Route Alerts, or to review all routes/schedules, visit the CET Website or call CET at 541-385-8680.