Programs & Events
The City of Eugene’s Transportation Options Program works with community stakeholders and agency partners to plan, promote, and educate the community about active and smart modes of transportation.
Our Transportation Options Programs:
- Provide resources and education materials for all types of smart transportation
- Coordinate multiple transportation community events throughout the year
- Work in neighborhoods to promote safe and responsible transportation habits
May is Bike Month
City of Eugene Transportation, along with regional partners, hosts May is Bike Month each May. A month of FREE rides, events, classes, and fun, all centered around biking.
Nationally celebrated since 1956, May is Bike Month has been celebrated in Eugene and Springfield since 2014. Bike Month events showcases the many benefits of biking such as enjoying the outdoors, using active transportation options to commute, and encourage new riders to give biking a try. Don’t have a bike? PeaceHealth Rides bike share is a great option! For more information about May is Bike Month, and for a full calendar of all ages, all levels events, visit webikelane.org.
May is STILL Bike Month 2020
Due to COVID-19 policies, we are changing how we celebrate May is Bike Month 2020. We are still encouraging people to get out and ride for fun and exercise (while physical distancing) as well as for essential errands and trips. There will not be any in-person speakers and events, instead we are planning a fun lineup of ONLINE self-guided rides, events, and how-to videos, and we hope you’ll join us.
Breakfast at the Bike Bridges is a monthly event brought to you by City of Eugene Transportation (May-September) that celebrates people walking, biking, and rolling! Leave your car at home, and stop by Breakfast at the Bike Bridges for coffee, bagels, and socializing. To view a full list of City of Eugene Transportation upcoming events, visit the City of Eugene events calendar.
- FREE breakfast of bagels and coffee
- FREE bike bells
- FREE bike safety checks
- Active transportation resources from City of Eugene Transportation- maps, info, bike lights, and more.
Breakfast at the Bike Bridges 2020
Due to COVID-19 policies, the Breakfast at the Bike Bridges summer 2020 events have been postponed. We look forward to continuing this event series when it is safe to do so.
Eugene’s largest party in the streets! Eugene Sunday Streets are free community events that roll into Eugene every summer and are brought to you by City of Eugene Transportation. The events activate Eugene neighborhoods and business districts by opening several miles of car-free streets for people to ride, roll, and walk.
Activity Centers along the route host bike repairs, free helmets and lights, fitness classes, dancing, yoga, slacklining, interactive play areas, live music, food carts, and more.
Eugene Sunday Streets 2020
The tentative date for the summer 2020 Downtown Eugene Sunday Streets is Sunday, September 20, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Due to COVID-19 policies, this date is subject to change. Visit Eugene Sunday Streets for details on the next event, and information about sponsoring, volunteering, and participating.
Party in the Parks
Join the free neighborhood celebration of summer with live music, food trucks and fun family activities! Party in the Parks is an event series of five free neighborhood park celebrations throughout Eugene this summer, each offering live music, good eats, fun activities and the opportunity to connect with your neighbors.
Two hours of fun, free activities:
- Live music
- Food carts
- Family-friendly activities
- Connect with City of Eugene resources
- Free bike helmets and lights
- Free bike safety checks
Party in the Parks are thoughtfully crafted for you by the City of Eugene’s departments of Library, Recreation and Cultural Services, Transportation, and Parks and Open Spaces.
Party in the Parks 2020
Due to COVID-19 policies, Party in the Parks summer 2020 events have been postponed. We look forward to continuing to attend this event series when it is safe to do so.