Building momentum for the BCD's transformation

Welcome to the

Bend Central District Initiative

A grassroots effort building momentum and support for the Bend Central District’s transformation


What is THE

Bend Central District?

What is THE

BCD Initiative?

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Safer Streets

Create safe, vibrant, and complete streets for people traveling through and within the district by foot, bike, car, transit, assisted mobility, etc.

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Mixed-Use Neighborhood

Catalyze vertical, mixed-use development that provides space for new housing and jobs within walking distance of community services, parks, schools, Hawthorne Station, Historic Downtown Bend, and other amenities.

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A Vibrant Community

Establish a healthy, resilient, and connected urban neighborhood where people from a variety of socio-economic, cultural, and generational backgrounds thrive.

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Reimagining the Franklin Corridor

We are involving the community directly impacted by the Franklin Corridor in reimagining it as a safe, welcoming, and vibrant public space. 

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We need your support.

Sweat equity and ideas from people like you will help us advance the vision for a vibrant, healthy, and resilient mixed-use neighborhood in the heart of Bend.