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Last Chance: 2017 Bicycle Parking Survey Volunteers Needed!

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

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!

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

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 SUMMIT: Food, Energy and Water Challenges

Friday, June 9th, 2017

  This August natural researches from Oregon State University, Washington State University and the University of Idaho will gather to address food, energy and water challenges that our region faces. Each university will be represented by members with their own expertise to address the way these issues effect not only environmental health but also economic […]

Oregon Drive Less Connect Challenge

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

The Oregon Drive Less Connect Challenge ran from Oct 1-Oct 15 and the results are in! In just 15 days, thousands of Oregonians succeeded in finding alternative transportation to work, school errands and more. Here is our collective impact: TOTAL PARTICIPANTS: 4,797 Oregonians. TRIPS LOGGED: 91,628 trips. NON-DRIVE ALONE MILES*: 819,525 miles!! POUNDS OF CO2 REDUCED: 530,436 […]

Pedal Corvallis Outreach Ambassador: Now Hiring!

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Remember a few months ago our exciting announcement that Corvallis now has a bikeshare program? Now there is a wonderful opportunity to become involved. Pedal Corvallis is now hiring for an outreach ambassador. The goal of the bikeshare program is to offer an affordable and easily accessible transportation option to residents and visitors to encourage active […]

World Car Free Day: Thursday, Sept 22

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

This Thursday, Sept 22, is World Car Free Day! Join the national movement to reduce car pollution on the road, and get some free snacks while you ride to work!  The Corvallis community will put up Commuter Appreciation Sites between 7am-9am this Thursday, Sept 22 in the following locations: Corvallis Skate Park (2nd and B Ave, […]

Pedal Corvallis: A Community Bike Share Program

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Pedal Corvallis is officially here! Thanks to the partnership of Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments and InterCommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization the community bikeshare has arrived to Corvallis, OR. Zagster© is operating the share, a company who operates more than 130 programs nationwide. The community bikeshare program is targeted to aid Medicaid members for medial […]

OSU Joins DOE’s EV Workplace Charging Challenge

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Oregon State University is proud to demonstrate its leadership in workplace sustainability by supporting the development of the national plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging infrastructure. OSU is pursuing this goal as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Workplace Charging Challenge – a national partnership that aims to increase the number of employers offering workplace […]

APRIL. 23RD : MARION AND POLK COUNTIES CARPOOL/VANPOOL INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Do you commute from the Marion or Polk County areas to Corvallis? You’re invited to a carpool/vanpool informational meeting Thursday, April 23rd from 12-1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Council Room 222 (2501 SW Jefferson Way). Free lunch will be provided!   This meeting is targeted to OSU students, staff, and faculty who live in […]

Feb. 27th : Lane County Carpool/Vanpool Informational Meeting

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Do you commute from the Lane County area to Corvallis? You’re invited to a Lane County Carpool/Vanpool informational meeting Friday, February 27th from 12-1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Journey Room 104 (2501 SW Jefferson Way). Free lunch will be provided! This meeting is targeted to OSU students, staff, and faculty who live in Eugene […]

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