Regional Public Transportation Advisory Committee

Committee members are appointed by the COIC Board to review, advise and assist the transportation program in its efforts:

  • To help identify the transportation needs of Central Oregon residents.
  • To help educate the communities on the value and offerings of public transportation.
  • To serve as a forum where citizens can provide comments about service expansions, reductions or alterations.
  • To meet with concerned citizens regarding unresolved issues.
  • To advocate for new and expanded services.
  • To review future plans for services.
  • To consider and make a recommendation on transit issues presented to the committee.
  • To consider and make a recommendation on policy issues presented to the committee.
  • To serve as the forum for a rider to appeal a loss of a ridership privilege and to make a recommendation regarding determination.

More Information about the Committee:
RPTAC Committee Guidelines
2013 RPTAC Committee List


Next RPTAC Meeting: January 20, 2015
COIC Hawthorne Conference Room
334 NE Hawthorne Ave, Bend

The RPTAC needs additional representatives! Openings are available for a representative from Redmond, Sisters, Culver/Metolius, and Warm Springs.  For more information, please review the Informational Flyer, Committee Guidelines and Application below.

Informational Flyer
RPTAC Committee Guidelines


2014 RPTAC Meeting Schedule

The Regional Public Transportation Advisory Committee meets on the third Tuesday of alternating months from 1:30-3:30 PM except as noted.

Meeting Date

Meeting Location

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 REDMOND – Cascades East Ride Center – 343 E. Antler Ave
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 BEND – Hawthorne Conference Room – 334 NE Hawthorne Ave
Note: 2nd Tuesday
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
REDMOND – Redmond Public Library – 827 SW Deschutes Ave. – 11:15a-1:15p
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 LA PINE – La Pine Parks and Recreation – 16405 1st St.
SPECIAL MEETING: Thursday, October 23,  2014 BEND – Hawthorne Conference Room – 334 NE Hawthorne Ave
SPECIAL MEETING: Friday, November 14, 2014 BEND – Transit Center Lobby – 334 NE Hawthorne Ave

Previous Meeting Materials

RPTAC Meeting; November 20, 2012: Agenda     Notes
RPTAC Meeting; March 19, 2013: Meeting Materials
Special RPTAC Meeting; April 23, 2013: Notes
RPTAC Meeting; May 21, 2013: Notes
RPTAC Meeting; October 22, 2013: Notes
RPTAC Meeting; January 21, 2014: Meeting Materials   Notes
RPTAC Meeting; March 18, 2014: Agenda   Materials   Notes
RPTAC Meeting; May 13, 2014: Agenda   Materials  Notes (Draft)
RPTAC Meeting; July 15, 2014:  Agenda   Materials  Notes
RPTAC Meeting; October 23, 2014:  Agenda   Materials   Notes


For more information, contact:
Tami Geiger, Program Coordinator
(541) 548-9527


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