Bend was awarded a Bicycling and Pedestrian improvement grant from the State of Oregon and is using the money to add bike lanes and pedestrian-friendly amenities to the Riverside Blvd. zone (the rode that runs past Drake Park, from Galveston, and into downtown). It should be cool but there are still some details to hammer out. Learn about what's going on and weigh in tonight—there's a community meeting from 5:30-6:30pm at Crow's Feet Commons.
Here's a neat video explaining the project:
And for a more detailed synopsis, see the City of Bend page for the Riverside Blvd Bike Ped Grant.