Pedal Corvallis Expansion!
What is Pedal Corvallis? Pedal Corvallis is a city-wide bikeshare system with stations on campus and throughout Corvallis. With an easy-to-use app, you can check out and return a bike at any station in the system. Purchase a monthly or annual pass, or pay as you go! Pass Prices: One Year: $25 (unlimited 2 hr […]
OSU Faculty Members are Lead Authors of new IPCC (Climate Change) Report
What is the IPCC? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), created by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) in 1988, is the “international body for assessing the science related to climate change.” Its purpose is to provide policymakers with assessments of the scientific literature on climate change, the impacts […]
The Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC)
The second annual Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference is February 25th through February 27th at the University of Washington! Last year was the first year that the Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference and the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference merged, forming WOHESC. The first WOHESC (2018) was a huge success, with over 600 […]
New York City Publishes Voluntary Sustainability Progress Report to UN
On Wednesday, New York City became the first city in the world to report its progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2015, 193 countries agreed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals created by the UN; the SDGs are broad sustainability goals that encompass topics like environmental justice, poverty, and inequality and successful […]
Pedal Corvallis Bikeshare Launches Map Upgrade
An exciting upgrade is now available for Pedal Corvallis bikeshare participants. The program’s mobile app now shows the real-time availability of bikes and bike-parking spaces at each station to make trip-planning more user-friendly. Bikesharing is a system of bikes available for short-term use. Pedal Corvallis is a community bikeshare program that includes eight stations, 41 bicycles, and […]
Last Chance: 2017 Bicycle Parking Survey Volunteers Needed!
University Land Use Planning seeks volunteers to help conduct the 2017 Bike Parking Utilization Survey this fall. The survey is used internally to monitor and guide the management and development of new bike parking infrastructure. The results of the surveys are also reported publicly to the City of Corvallis, as OSU is required to demonstrate […]
2017 Bicycle Parking Survey Volunteers – We Need Your Help!
Bike Parking Utilization Survey Volunteer Request University Land Use Planning seeks volunteers to help conduct the 2017 Bike Parking Utilization Survey this fall. The survey is used internally to monitor and guide the management and development of new bike parking infrastructure. The results of the surveys are also reported publicly to the City of Corvallis, […]
Summer Job Opportunity: Pedal Corvallis Bikeshare
Another update about Pedal Corvallis: They are hiring! Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments is looking for two Pedal Corvallis Outreach Ambassadors! Some background: The OCWCOG and its partners launched a community bikeshare program, called Pedal Corvallis, in June 2016, and partnered with Oregon State University (OSU) on an expansion to campus in April 2017. The program […]
Pedal Corvallis Comes to Campus!
In June 2017, Pedal Corvallis arrived to Corvallis! A total of 221 Corvallis residents and visitors have taken over 1,200 bikeshare trips so far. Pedal Corvallis is expanding and has arrived here at OSU! Oregon State University in partnership with Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments (OCWCOG), will have two bikeshare stations installed here on campus. Thanks […]
Slow Streets: The Sustainable Way to Reduce Car Usage and Create Community
Written by Nolan Rogers, SSI Sustainable Landscapes Intern Conventional street design in most American cities is currently focused on getting cars from point A to B, with little concern for other uses. This often results in high speed corridors connecting parking lots, with nonexistent or unused sidewalks, and unsafe conditions for bicyclists. Designing cities in this way discourages […]